his•to•ry mak•er noun
a person who breathes in the cultural past of their environments and enjoys exploring a new location by focusing on its historic roots.
The birthplace of California, founded in 1769, San Diego is home to some of California’s richest history. While visiting, explore the unique cultural past and historical landmarks of America’s Finest City.
IF YOU HAVE ONE HOUR
Stop by Balboa Park for an hour full of historic buildings, museums, and gardens
IF YOU HAVE ONE DAY
Start your day in the historic Balboa Park that just celebrated its 100 year anniversary. Be sure to check out The Nat
Make a stop at the Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcalá, the first mission in California
Head down the hill to Old Town San Diego, the birthplace of California, and enjoy living history demonstrations
End your day in the bustling Gaslamp Quarter. Take a stroll down the historic 5th Avenue and grab dinner in one of its many delicious restaurants