Why do we love San Diego

The city of San Diego, located a couple of hours south of L.A., is one of the most beautiful and laid-back areas in California. U.S. News analyzed 150 metro areas in the U.S. in order to discover the best places to live based on quality of life and the job market as well as the value of living there and people’s desire to live there.

San Diego ranked #45 in Best Places to Live and #15 in Best Places to Live for Quality of Life in 2020. On a scale of 1 to 10, the city earned a score of approximately 8 with respect to the job market. 

With spectacular weather that facilitates an active lifestyle 365 days of the year, miles and miles of beautiful Pacific Coast beaches, fabulous food, and some of the best craft breweries in the U.S., is it any wonder that so many people love living and working in San Diego?

When you live in San Diego, you can spend your morning soaking up the sun on the beach and your afternoon skiing on the slopes of Big Bear. If you like to hike, San Diego is home to a variety of scenic hiking trails. For beautiful views of the water, head out to Torrey Pines or Potato Chip Rock in Poway.

Read on to learn about some of the top reasons that people love San Diego and want to make it their home.

It’s all about the community

There are few cities that have so much to offer its residents as does San Diego. San Diego has something for everyone. If you love the outdoors, the city’s Mediterranean climate makes it possible for you to hike, bike, swim, surf, play golf or tennis, all year round. If you’re into the arts, San Diego is home to a variety of cultural attractions, including many museums and art galleries. 

Balboa Park is one of most impressive attractions in San Diego. With more than 16 museums, scenic gardens, trails, playgrounds, and theaters as well as the world-famous San Diego Zoo, it would take several weekends to explore everything that it has to offer.

San Diego is home to an ever-expanding food scene from great Mexican food to Asian, Italian, and Middle Eastern fare, not to mention great seafood, sourced locally.

However, one of the reasons we love San Diego is for its blend of diverse and distinct neighborhoods that nurture strong San Diego community ties. Even though San Diego is a large city, it still embraces the qualities of a tight-knit community. Residents gather together at festivals and farmers markets, meet old and new friends at beaches and parks, and enjoy getting together at the city’s restaurants, bars, and craft breweries.

Supporting each other

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