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San Diego: History
Presidio Park is one of San Diego: History.

1. Presidio Park

Presidio Dr, San Diego, CA
Park · Old Town · 20 tavsiye ve inceleme

HISTORYHISTORY: Father Junípero Serra established the first San Diego Mission on Presidio Hill. Officially proclaimed a Spanish Presidio in 1774, the fortress was later occupied by a succession of Mexican forces.

The Balboa Theatre is one of San Diego: History.

2. The Balboa Theatre

868 4th Ave (at E St), San Diego, CA
Tiyatro · Horton Plaza · 24 tavsiye ve inceleme

HISTORYHISTORY: Built in 1924, this was originally a grand movie palace. It would later be converted into housing for the U.S. Navy during World War II. It was designated a historic site in 1972 and restored in 2005.

SeaWorld San Diego is one of San Diego: History.

3. SeaWorld San Diego

500 Sea World Dr, San Diego, CA
Tema Parkı · Mission Bay Park · 362 tavsiye ve inceleme

HISTORYHISTORY: SeaWorld was founded in 1964 on 22 acres by four graduates of UCLA. Their original idea was to build an underwater restaurant. The park grew into a marine park now spanning 189 acres.

Balboa Park is one of San Diego: History.

4. Balboa Park

1549 El Prado (Park Blvd), San Diego, CA
Park · Balboa Park · 327 tavsiye ve inceleme

HISTORYHISTORY: Placed in reserve in 1835, this is one of the oldest sites in the U.S. dedicated to public recreational usage. It is named after the Spanish explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa.

USS Midway Museum is one of San Diego: History.

5. USS Midway Museum

910 N Harbor Dr (at Broadway), San Diego, CA
Müze · Marina · 202 tavsiye ve inceleme

HISTORYHISTORY: Midway was stricken from the Naval Vessel Register in 1997. During the decommissioning process, she was used to film portions of the documentary 'At Sea', showing at the Navy Museum in Washington D.C.

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park is one of San Diego: History.

6. Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

4002 Wallace St (at San Diego Ave), San Diego, CA
Eyalet / İl Parkı · Old Town · 133 tavsiye ve inceleme

HISTORYHISTORY: The park preserves & recreates the old town from shortly after the Mexican War of Independence through the Bear Flag Revolt. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.

The Sofia Hotel is one of San Diego: History.

7. The Sofia Hotel

150 W Broadway (at Front St), San Diego, CA
Otel · Central San Diego · 53 tavsiye ve inceleme

HISTORYHISTORY: In 1927, the Sofia was the first hotel in San Diego to be built with "en suite" bathrooms, its marketing slogan was "A Room and a Bath for Two and a Half."

Horton Grand Hotel is one of San Diego: History.

8. Horton Grand Hotel

311 Island Ave (at 4th Ave), San Diego, CA
Otel · Marina · 31 tavsiye ve inceleme

HISTORYHISTORY: Wyatt Earp lived in this hotel most of the seven years he resided in San Diego. It was rebuilt on the same plot of land where Ida Bailey's original 1880 - 1912 "cat house" once stood. Beware Room 309.

El Fandango Restaurant is one of San Diego: History.

9. El Fandango Restaurant

2734 Calhoun St, San Diego, CA
Meksika Restoranı · Old Town · 22 tavsiye ve inceleme

HISTORYHISTORY: This restaurant was built on the spot of the burned ruins of José Manuel Machado family's three mansions, which burned to the ground in 1858. He was one of the first settlers of Old Town in 1781.

San Diego Uluslararası Havalimanı (SAN) is one of San Diego: History.

10. San Diego Uluslararası Havalimanı (SAN)

(San Diego International Airport)
3225 N Harbor Dr (at Airport Terminal Rd), San Diego, CA
Havalimanı · Midway District · 1179 tavsiye ve inceleme

HISTORYHISTORY: SAN, dedicated in 1928, is also known as Lindbergh Field. San Diego was the city from which Charles Lindbergh began the journey that would become the first solo transatlantic flight.

Giant Dipper Rollercoaster is one of San Diego: History.

11. Giant Dipper Rollercoaster

3146 Mission Blvd (at Belmont Park), San Diego, CA
Lunapark Gezileri / Eğlence · Mission Beach · 19 tavsiye ve inceleme

HISTORYHISTORY: The 2,600 ft. long coaster was built in 1925 in less than two months. It closed in 1976. The "Save the Coaster Committee" had it designated a National Landmark in 1987 and it reopened in 1990.

Star of India is one of San Diego: History.

12. Star of India

1492 N Harbor Dr (San Diego Maritime Museum), San Diego, CA
Vapur veya Feribot · Harborview · 13 tavsiye ve inceleme

HISTORYHISTORY: This ship was built in 1863 as a full-rigged iron windjammer named 'Euterpe'. In 1901 she was renamed 'Star of India' & re-rigged as a barque ship (three or more masts).

The Whaley House Museum is one of San Diego: History.

13. The Whaley House Museum

2482 San Diego Ave (at Harney St.), San Diego, CA
Tarih Müzesi · Old Town · 28 tavsiye ve inceleme

HISTORYHISTORY: The Whaley House is said to be the most haunted house in the U.S. The Museum offers a late night paranormal investigation tour every last weekend of the month, co-hosted by The San Diego Ghost Hunters

The Old Globe Theatre is one of San Diego: History.

14. The Old Globe Theatre

1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA
Tiyatro · Balboa Park · 21 tavsiye ve inceleme

HISTORYHISTORY: In March 1978 the original Globe Theatre was destroyed in an arson fire. It was rebuilt & reopened in 1981. In 1984, the outdoor festival stage was also destroyed by arson. It too was rebuilt.

15. San Diego Hayvanat Bahçesi

(San Diego Zoo)
2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA
Hayvanat Bahçesi · Balboa Park · 560 tavsiye ve inceleme

HISTORYHISTORY: This zoo opened in 1915 & covers over 100 acres with more than 4000 animals. In the 80s an orangutan named Ken Allen became famous for repeatedly escaping from the 'escape-proof' orangutan enclosure.

Seaport Village is one of San Diego: History.

16. Seaport Village

849 W Harbor Dr (at Kettner Blvd), San Diego, CA
Alışveriş Meydanı · Marina · 139 tavsiye ve inceleme

HISTORYHISTORY: Seaport Village was built on landfill where the Spanish expedition of 1782 buried those who had died of scurvy. In later years, it served as a railroad yard to send items east that arrived by ship.

Hotel del Coronado is one of San Diego: History.

17. Hotel del Coronado

1500 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA
Tatil Köyü · 226 tavsiye ve inceleme

HISTORYHISTORY: The hotel opened in 1888 as the largest resort hotel in the world and the first to use electrical lighting. It was declared a historic landmark in 1977. Rooms 3502 and 3327 are reported to be haunted!

Cabrillo National Monument is one of San Diego: History.

18. Cabrillo National Monument

1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr, San Diego, CA
Milli Park · 86 tavsiye ve inceleme

HISTORYHISTORY: This overlooks the spot where European explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo stepped ashore in 1542 naming the bay San Miguel; explorer Sebastian Vizcaino changed the name to San Diego in 1602.