Spring is in the Air in San Diego

In San Diego Homes by Sarah Foster

When you live in San Diego, world-renowned beaches and spectacular weather come with the territory all year long, but spring is one of the best times of year to play tourist close to home and enjoy all the attractions this wonderful city has to offer.

Here’s a list of 5 great springtime activities for families to explore in San Diego:

Stop and Smell the Flowers

If you haven’t seen the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch, this special attraction is a must. Featuring more than 50 acres of colorful Ranuculus flowers, the fields offer plenty of opportunities to explore, relax, and play through May.

Depending on the year’s weather, Anza-Borrego State Park also provides San Diegans with a rare chance to see colorful wildflowers bloom in the desert area of East County.

Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Fun for the whole family, the San Diego Zoo is the perfect destination for a sunny spring day in beautiful Balboa Park. Nurture your child’s love of science, learn about endangered species, or simply enjoy this celebrated zoo’s numerous wild animal habitats and exhibits.

Want to get even more wild? Head inland and get up-close and personal with your favorite wildlife with a cart safari tour at San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

Hit the Beach

Sure, it’s not the warmest time of the year, but spring is still a great time to enjoy San Diego’s 70-miles of pristine coastline. Grab a wetsuit and dive into a day of fun surfing with friends or load up the sand toys for hours of free entertainment on the sand or in the tide pools. Prefer to explore from a kayak? Check out the sea caves in La Jolla!

Want to know which beach you should hit up? Check out this list of the top 10 beaches in San Diego.

Root, Root, Root for the Home Team

Padres fans rejoice, spring means baseball is back! Spend a day downtown and catch a game at the Padres’ Petco Park with friends and family. Nestled adjacent to the Historic Gaslamp Quarter, “America’s #1 Ballpark” offers a unique San Diego experience for sports fans of all ages.

Enjoy Life’s Sweetest Moments

Strawberry season is open in San Diego! Visit the Carlsbad Strawberry Company and pick the freshest and sweetest berries around.

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