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Tina Mickelson Guides to the Good Stuff

It's time to get out and play!

San Diego's ideal climate, 70 miles of coastline and diverse topography encourages year-round recreation opportunities for visitors and residents alike. Match that with San Diego's active lifestyle and you're sure to find something exhilarating, exciting and thrilling to watch, do and discover in San Diego.

San Diegans love a good adventure, and will stop at nothing to take advantage of the area's natural playground - on the water, in the air, or on the trails. For a bird's eye perspective on the gorgeous San Diego coastline, try your hand at paragliding or hang gliding from La Jolla's Gliderport. A plethora of options await for recreation on the water; from fishing, sailing and jet-skiing, scuba diving to surfing, kayaking, paddle boarding, and kite boarding. On land, explorers can enjoy gorgeous hikes in the desert or a trek up mountains to take in beautiful views, tour the terrain on horseback or on a mountain bike, or enjoy the lush greens of the many golf courses spotted throughout the region.

Spectator Sports

For spectator sports fans, there is plenty of cheering to do as San Diego's professional sports teams battle it out each season. Bolt up with the San Diego Chargers as they take on the AFC West title each year, with dreams of the Super Bowl never far away. Every spring, the San Diego Padres take the field at Petco Park to kick off the baseball season. Beyond the NFL and MLB, there are plenty of other spectator sports to enjoy, including international soccer tournaments, rugby games, surfing, action sports competitions, marathons and much more.

San Diego's ideal climate, 70 miles of coastline and diverse topography encourages year-round outdoor recreation for visitors and residents alike. Match that with San Diego's active lifestyle and you're sure to find something exhilarating, exciting and thrilling to watch, do and discover in San Diego.

Browse the articles and listings below to discover San Diego's sports and recreational paradise!

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