San Diego was recognized with high marks in a range of categories including visitor experience, dynamic nightlife, culinary offerings and as a destination for all types of visitors to travel throughout the year, but that’s not all! San Diego also rated as America’s #1 city for athletic/active people and as #2 for most attractive residents.
Here are just a few of the categories where San Diego ranks in the top 10 destinations:
Best Time to Visit
According to the survey, that’s anytime of year!
- #1 for 4th of July
- #1 for Spring Break
- #1 for Valentine’s Day
- #3 for New Year’s Eve
- #3 for summer
- #5 for winter
Type of Trip
Whether you travel with a surf board or golf clubs, with a best girlfriend or significant other, all types of travelers are welcome in San Diego.
- #1 for athletic/active people
- #2 for pet-friendly vacation
- #3 for family vacation
- #5 for girlfriend getaways
- #8 for romantic escapes
- #9 for gay-friendly vacation
Food and Restaurants
It’s a secret no more – San Diego is a great destination for foodies.
The complete list of the Travel + Leisure 2012 America’s Favorite Cities survey results, along with methodology, is available at www.travelandleisure.com/americas-favorite-cities/2012. San Diego placed in the top 10 position according to visitors in 39 of the 66 individually ranked categories – check out the link to see which ones!