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Sports and Recreation in San Diego

The two most popular professional sports teams in San Diego are the Padres and the Charges. The Padres are in the National League West division of the MLB and play their home games in San Diego at Petco Park. Petco Park is one of the most impressive baseball stadiums in the world. At Petco Park, you can watch a professional baseball game, play your own game on their wiffle-ball field, or enjoy the view of their magnificent waterfall.

The San Diego Chargers are in the AFC West Division of the National Football League and play their games at Qualcomm Stadium. If you are a football fan, then you do not want to miss the opportunity to attend a Chargers home game. Their roster is composed of some of the most talented football players in the world. Qualcomm Stadium is also home to the San Diego State University Aztecs and hosts a variety of other events including soccer matches, concerts, and more.

The weather in San Diego is magnificent and it makes for a wonderful city to play golf in. San Diego is one of fasting growing golf destinations in all of the United States, mainly due to a combination of its outstanding resorts and courses and the weather, which produces little rainfall and has an average year-round temperature of 75 degrees Fahrenheit.

The Aviara Golf Course was designed by none other than the hall of fame golfer Arnold Palmer. Not only is this course one of the most beautiful courses in the world, it has also been named the top golf course in all of Southern California, and is arguably the top course in the United States. It features a driving range and offers passes for one, two, or three days of golf school. You can come here to play on the same course that professionals play on or learn from some of the best coaches and instructors in the world.

Touring the San Diego Zoo is possibly the most popular recreational activity in San Diego. People from all over California drive to San Diego to visit the Zoo and it is one of the top destinations for tourists around the country as well. The San Diego Zoo is home to close to 4,000 rare and endangered animals from about 700 different animal species. At the Zoo, you will also find one of the world's largest zoo research centers, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and close to one million exotic plants.