Sights around San Diego, Coronado and La Jolla
San Diego sights include San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, East Village, Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, Old Town, Point Loma, Mission Bay, Pacific Beach and Torrey Pines.
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San Diego Zoo
For all the attention it gets, the San Diego Zoo (2920 Zoo Drive, San Diego) boils down to about 3,700 animals on 100 acres -- not unlike certain college campuses. But instead of four years, you spend a full day, beginning at the 9 a.m. opening. One of the attractions you'll find is the Galapagos tortoise enclosure, where you'll find the zoo's oldest inhabitants.