San Diego, California, may be known as a conference town, but there is so much to explore beyond the convention centre walls, from naval history attractions to Chicano street art and easily accessible green spaces. We’ve rounded up some of San Diego’s best attractions to check out between sessions, all doable within two hours or less (give or take).
Where to go hiking in San Diego
Ocean views on Torrey Pines Beach Trail A favourite for locals and travellers alike, Torrey Pines Beach Trail is an easy 3.7‑kilometre hike that offers spectacular views of the Southern California coastline. Nature lovers take note: this is one of only two locations in the U.S. where you can walk among the rare Torrey pine – an endangered species of pine tree that grows in this area.