More snowbirds are finding San Diego to be a great warm haven for the winter weary. San Diego is the second largest city in California and lies along the southern coast of California near the Mexican border. Over 70 miles of beaches and dramatic coastlines with a gentle Mediterranean climate combine with San Diego county's 4,200 square miles to offer immense options for pleasure.
San Diego is considered a temperate climate. Four distinct seasons exist in San Diego weather, however autumn and winter weather is generally mild. During the winter, days are usually warm and sunny and the nights are cool.
San Diego is a very lively place with lots of things to do all year round. San Diego County encompasses 18 incorporated cities and numerous other charming neighborhoods and communities, including downtown's historic Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, Coronado, La Jolla, Del Mar, Carlsbad, Escondido, La Mesa, Hillcrest, Barrio Logan, Chula Vista and more.
December through April marks San Diego's whale-watching season, when about 20,000 gray whales migrate to breeding lagoons at the tip of Baja, California.
February brings celebrations for Mardi Gras and the Chinese New Year with expansive street festivals. Most museums offer reduced prices all month long.
San Diego sunsets are awe inspiring and there are many locations to see them. Favorites include Sunset Cliffs in Ocean Beach, Mt. Soledad, Mt. Helix, Point Loma, and La Jolla.
If your tired of cold weather, enjoy the sunshine in San Diego.