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Top Attractions in San Diego | Private Jet Hire

San Diego is California’s most southern city, located 120 miles south of LA and only 17 miles from Tijuana in Mexico. Hire a private jet to San Diego and make the most of the city’s attractions: Superb beaches, a vibrant nightlife, parks and a zoo. Stay in the beachside communities of La Jolla, Ocean Beach, and Pacific Beach, or choose the vibrant Downtown next to the Gaslamp quarter, historic Old Town and Little Italy.

Here are San Diego’s top 5 attractions for visitors:

Balboa Park

The trolley bus is a great way to reach this 1200-acre park and museum site. Balboa Park is also home to the famous San Diego Zoo, multiple arts venues, relaxing gardens and walking trails. You could spend a whole day visiting the Park’s 17 museums. These include the Air and Space Museum, the Museum of Photographic Arts, the San Diego Automotive Museum and the San Diego Natural History Museum.

Gaslamp Quarter

The historic heart of San Diego, the Gaslamp Quarter is a lively downtown neighbourhood renowned for its Victorian architecture as much as its vibrant nightlife and restaurant scene. Located over 16 blocks there are independent and chain restaurants, Horton Plaza Park, Spreckels and Balboa theatres and funky hotels, as well as trendy boutiques and art galleries.

Trolley Bus Tour of San Diego

Jump on at the Horton Plaza stop – tours depart every 30 minutes – and you can cover 25 miles of San Diego’s neighbourhoods in comfort, with excellent live commentary. Stay on board for the whole two-hour loop, or hop-on hop-off at one of the 11 stops. You’ll visit the Gaslamp Quarter, the Bay, drive across the spectacular Coronado Bridge to Coronado Island, and awe-inspiring Balboa Park, as well as Little Italy, the Old Town, the Embarcadero and Seaport Village.

Little Italy

Originally a sleepy fishing village, San Diego’s revitalised Little Italy has become a destination hotspot for boutique retail therapy, eclectic dining and a fun selection of cocktail bars and brew bars. Visit Davanti Enoteca on India Street, or try Juniper & Ivy on Kettner Boulevard. Its weekly Mercato Farmers’ Market is hugely popular with an intriguing mix of gourmet food, craft stalls and local produce. Grab a bite to eat and relax at nearby Waterfront Park with its beautiful bay views.

Whale Watching Cruise

Take the morning cruise (3.5 hours) from North Harbor Drive with Hornblower Cruises. The captain gives live narration and volunteer naturalists from San Diego Natural History are on board to point out the sea mammals and birdlife. As well as whale watching, the cruise affords sweeping views of downtown San Diego, Point Loma lighthouse and the Navy submarine base.

Let Chapman Freeborn fly you to San Diego by private jet charter. San Diego is one of the most popular destinations we charter private jets to and from. Contact our expert team today for a personalised aircraft charter quote.