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|Number of Daily Flights||26|
|Earliest Flight Departure Date||Aug 10|
|Latest Flight Departure Date||Aug 11|
|Popular Airlines||Alaska Airlines|
Many visitors fly from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to San Diego International Airport (SAN), to enjoy surfing, swimming and other water sports along the 17 miles of city coastline. The city is considered the birthplace of the state of California, and also draws in many who are on business.
Guests may learn more about city and state history by venturing to Balboa Park, which serves as the location for 15 museums, arts and cultural centers like the San Diego Art Institute, the zoo and dozens of themed gardens. Visitors will see exhibits centered around aviation, space, art, transportation and natural history.
After acquiring a rental vehicle from the airport, visitors can use Interstate Highway 5 to travel downtown. San Diego's historic Gaslamp Quarter features great restaurants like Bice Ristorante, along with the chance to take a walking tour, visit the local New Children’s Museum or take in a San Padres baseball game. During football season, Qualcomm Stadium is the place to watch a San Diego Chargers game or enjoy a concert. Animal lovers make a point of visiting the world famous San Diego Zoo, the Safari Park or Sea World.
Flying from San Francisco to San Diego takes a mere hour and ten minutes. Rental cars at San Diego International Airport can be picked up near baggage claim in Terminal 1 or 2.