Founded in 1769, San Diego is the birthplace of California and its southern-most metropolitan area. The second largest city in California has a city population of over 1.4 million with over 3 million in the metropolitan area.
San Diego is considered to have the best climate in all North America. Voted by Holiday magazine as the only place on the continent with perfect weather. There are 70 miles of pristine beaches within the city limits. With nearly 90 golf courses, it's also one of the top golf destinations in the world. Balboa Park is the largest urban cultural park in the U.S. featuring 15 museums, numerous art galleries, beautiful gardens, the Tony Award-winning The Globe Theatres and the world famous San Diego Zoo.