5 Reasons Why San Diego is the Best City in the USA

San Diego is only the second-largest city in California, but it's still the best city in America. Learn English in San Diego at the Kaplan school, located just blocks from the ocean and the city's major league baseball park.

Discover the top five reasons that Kaplan students come to this beautiful city in droves to learn English.

1: Perfect Weather

The climate in San Diego has often been described as “perfect” and ranked among the top cities in the US for weather. It's warm almost year round but rarely hot. Since it doesn't rain often, it's also not humid like some Californian cities.

Just sunshine and comfortably warm weather year round.

2: Great Beaches

With weather like that, you can pretty much guarantee the beach is going to be a popular destination. Fortunately, San Diego has some great ones. Whether it's a family outing or learning to surf, there's a beach for every personality.

5 best beaches in San Diego:

  • Mission Beach
  • Coronado Beach
  • La Jolla Shores
  • Moonlight Beach
  • Pacific Beach

3: Staying Fit

With people spending so much time outside and at the beach, it's only natural they'll say in shape, both as a product of their lifestyle and a way to impress everyone with their beach body. People hit the gym, train martial arts, run, swim, bike, and everything else you can think of.

Also adding to its reputation as a fit city is the naval base there. Among the men stationed and training here are one of America's elite military units, the famous Navy SEALs.

4: San Diego Zoo

The city is home to one of the largest and most famous zoos in the world, let alone the US. The San Diego Zoo is home to over 4,000 animals from 800 species, including some particularly rare ones. There's also an 1,800 acre wildlife sanctuary that features over a million different plant species.

5 animals you'll find at the zoo:

  • Giant panda
  • Koala bear
  • California condor
  • Cheetah
  • Anaconda

5: Mexican Food

With San Diego less than an hour from the Mexican border, they've managed to adopt some of their delicious food recipes. From fish tacos to beef burritos, the city is known for having some of the best Mexican cuisine outside of Mexico itself.

You're in luck if you love it. And if you've never tried it, well, you need to.

What are your thoughts on the list? Anything we missed? Be sure to let us know your favorite thing about San Diego in the comments.

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