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UK to San Diego Has Never Been Easier

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Welcome to San Diego, California's second largest city and 'America's Finest'. Where clear blue skies keep watch on 70 miles of beautiful beaches and a year-round perfect climate begs for a day of exploring everything or doing nothing but relaxing. 

Welcome to San Diego

At the southern tip of California, bordered by Mexico to the south, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the Anza-Borrego Desert and Laguna Mountains to the east, San Diego offers spectacular options for sightseeing and outdoor recreation. Step off the plane and you'll soon find yourself slipping into the groove of California's Beach City, famed for its laid-back lifestyle and friendly vibe. World-class attractions like SeaWorld, LEGOLAND, the San Diego Zoo and Mission Bay Aquatic Park offer plenty of fun for families. But San Diego is an adult playground too, with unique Cali-Baja cuisine to discover, more than 100 craft breweries to visit and a sizzling nightlife scene with rooftop bars and jumping clubs for a night on the town.  

Be sure to make San Diego your first or last stop on your holiday to the USA - you won't be disappointed. 

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From exotic animals to thrilling rides, you'll find it in San Diego!

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Welcome to California's Beach City

Where blue skies keep watch over 70 miles of majestic coastline and a gentle Mediterranean climate and friendly locals create a welcoming vibe.

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Comic-Con International: San Diego

Jul 20 - Jul 23, 2017

Comic-Con® International is the largest comics and pop culture event in the United States, attracting thousands of artists, celebrities and fans of comic books, movie memorabilia and all things related to pop culture.

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Supergirl Pro

Jul 28 - Jul 30, 2017

Join thousands of fans to watch more than 100 of world's best female surfers compete and be a part of the Supergirl Pro Festival Village!

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Bike the Bay

Aug 27, 2017

Experience Bike the Bay, a scenic bayside ride, and also enjoy a rare opportunity to ride over the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge.

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US Sand Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition

Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017

US Sand Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition is an extravaganza for the whole family with Master Sand Sculptors, entertainment, food and more.

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Welcome to California's Beach City

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Comic-Con International: San Diego

Jul 20 - Jul 23, 2017
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Supergirl Pro

Jul 28 - Jul 30, 2017
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Bike the Bay

Aug 27, 2017
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US Sand Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition

Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
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Getting Here

San Diego by Air

  • Direct from London: Getting to San Diego is a whole lot easier thanks to British Airways' (BA) nonstop flight from London's Heathrow Airport (LHR) to San Diego (SAN). As a bonus, the BA flight from London to San Diego is the only international plane landing at its arrival time, meaning you will breeze right through customs - a great start to your holiday. 
  • Connecting Flights: As the 8th largest city in the United States, San Diego is serviced with daily flights from all major domestic hubs including New York, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Los Angeles and more.

San Diego via Ground

  • California: San Diego is the perfect place to start or end your American holiday. Los Angeles, ~120 miles north, is easily accessible by car or train with about a two hour travel time. Plan around half a day of ground travel time to San Francisco, ~500 miles north.
  • Mexico: Make your holiday a two-nation vacation by taking a day trip or tour to Tijuana, Via de Guadalupe or Ensenada, Mexico. The International Border is ~20 miles south of Downtown San Diego.
  • Las Vegas: If you're planning on visiting the Las Vegas Strip, ~435 miles northeast, plan around 6 hours of travel time by car.

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