San Diego’s Hidden Gems: The Best Spots to Check Out

There’s a lot to love about the most beloved San Diego tourist attractions. From beaches to boardwalks, these iconic destinations have thrilled tourists and locals alike for decades.

Black’s Beach is familiar to both locals and tourists, but many avoid this destination simply because it takes extra work to access.

Black’s Beach in La Jolla

This abandoned stub of highway can now be viewed by heading down Balboa Park’s Juniper Staircase.

Abandoned Route 163 and Juniper Staircase at Balboa Park

Yet another Balboa Park gem, Palm Canyon was made possible by an important figure who deserves credit for some of San Diego’s best scenery.

Palm Canyon

Whether you're after a vigorous workout or a relaxed picnic, step away from your Coronado itinerary and see if you can spot the message from your beach vantage point.

Coronado Sand Dunes

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