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Balboa Park: "Do you fancy photography, folk art or fossils? Are you crazy about cars, trains and planes? Or mad about Old Masters and maybe mummies? Batty for baseball? Or do you just get a kick out of critters like koalas and kangaroos? You can explore all these wonders and more in beautiful Balboa Park, the largest cultural complex west of the Mississippi."

Beaches: If "life's a beach," then San Diego County is the place to experience it to the fullest, with 70 miles of sand and sea stretching from Oceanside at the north of the County, to Imperial Beach close to the Mexican border. Within those limits lie more than 33 beaches, each with a look and personality all its own. There's a beach for the surfer, the snorkeler, the sightseer, the shopper, the sunbather and the swimmer.

Mexico: San Diego is situated thirty minutes north of the international border. A short car ride or trolley trip will put you in festive Tijuana. Here, you can explore the colorful shops and bazaars, try to strike a few bargains and enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine.

Legoland: LEGOLAND® California is built for Real Family Fun with more than 50 rides, shows and attractions for the whole family to enjoy. Our park is specifically geared towards children ages 2-12. It's limitless fun.

San Diego Zoo: 4,000 rare and endangered birds, mammals, reptiles; 6,500 varieties of exotic plants. Features Ituri Forest, Giant Pandas, Polar Bear Plunge. Open daily.

Sea World: Take your family below the surface, above the waves and beyond your expectations at SeaWorld® San Diego. Where you can touch and feed dolphins, count the teeth on a shark and get up-close and inside of R.L. Stine's Haunted Lighthouse 4-D. Meet Shamu®, the regal prince of the deep. Ride a mythical rush through uncharted waters on the Journey To Atlantis® water coaster. And, new for 2006, experience Shamu® in an all-new way. Shamu's majestic dignity and silent strength invite you to experience the unfathomable wonder and mystery of undersea life.

Nightlife: San Diego's exciting nightlife will keep you dancing until the wee hours of the morning. Explore Downtown's Gaslamp district, eclectic Hillcrest, or the bustling beach communities for hours of evening fun. From casual seaside nightspots to upscale dance clubs you'll find what you're looking for in San Diego County.

Qualcomm Stadium: Come watch the San Diego Chargers play at the action packed Qualcomm Stadium.

Petco Park: PETCO Park is spectacular in every way, combining the best sight lines in baseball with breathtaking views of San Diego. Innovative design features evoke the timeless traditions of baseball in an intimate setting, with state-of-the-art fan amenities to suit every taste and budget.

Neighboring Cities: Coronado, "The Crowned City," is the queen of San Diego's neighborhoods. Visit the beautiful beaches or Historic Hotel Del Coronado. La Jolla, one of San Diego's first neighborhoods to be settled, visit the pristine ocean and Birch Aquarium. Downtown San Diego, downtown San Diego has it all: soaring skyscrapers bustling with big business, old turn-of-the-century buildings housing trendy new nightclubs, and peaceful parks perfect for a short stroll or a relaxing rest. Old Town/Mission Valley, It's literally the center of town, where all roads in San Diego lead. Don't miss a chance to shop at world renowned "Fashion Valley" located just 2 miles from USD campus. Pacific Beach, Down by the Boardwalk, down by the sea, in the coastal communities of Pacific Beach and Mission Beach, you'll find the stereotypical California Dream alive and well. Point Loma, up on the Point are beautiful, multi-million dollar mansions. On the Ocean Beach side, surf pounds the rugged coastline, while the Harbor side is a safe haven for yachts.

VIDEO
Video Thumbnail Baseball: Day in the Life with Jay Schuyler
The real-life baseball experience
Video Thumbnail Golf: WCC's
Inside look at WCC competition
Video Thumbnail Men's Tennis: Sweep
San Diego defeat Pepperdine 4-0
Video Thumbnail Softball: The Win
Toreros defeat Saint Mary's in weekend series
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Tuber
Coach Scholl introduces "Tuber" - the on campus Torero Uber
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Barista Scholl
Coach Scholl gets students ready for class by helping out at Aromas Cafe
Video Thumbnail Football: Pro Day
Toreros submit their resumes to the NFL scouts
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Portland State Win
Toreros move on to next round in CIT
Video Thumbnail Football 2018: Spring Game
Toreros play spring football game for family and friends
Video Thumbnail Baseball: Toreros vs. Aztecs
USD take on cross-town rival SDSU
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Post Season Run
USD vs. Hartford highlights
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Championship Game
Toreros end the 2018 season against Gonzaga in the WCC finals.
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Semifinals
Women's win send them to the championship game
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: WCC Quarterfinals
Toreros close out 2018 season against BYU
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: "Off Day"
Toreros prepare for the WCC quarterfinals against BYU
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Quarterfinal Highlights
USD defeats BYU in quarterfinal of WCC Tournament
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: Day in the Life with Myah Pace
Freshman guard knows how to prep for a win
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: Vegas Bound
Toreros travel to Vegas for the WCC Tournament
Video Thumbnail Baseball: Defeating No. 4 Arkansas
Toreros edge out top five team
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Rock the House
Toreros played No. 6 Gonzaga in a fight to the last minute
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Day in the Life
Guard Olin Carter III knows the games starts long before tip-off
Video Thumbnail Winter Saturday
Rowing, tennis, basketball and baseball, a winning day in the books
Video Thumbnail Baseball: For the Love of the Game
Baseball celebrates 60 years
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: Women in Sports Day
Julie Foudy spoke to student-athletes and guests for National Women in Sports Day
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: At LMU
Men's basketball on the road
Video Thumbnail Women's Rowing: Day in the Life
Senior Lizzie Bader shows how three-a-day practices are done
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Youth Basketball Clinic
Toreros lead clinic in local community
Video Thumbnail Men's Rowing: Winter Camp 2018
There are plenty perks to being the early bird
Video Thumbnail 60 Years of USD Baseball
Milestones on the road to Omaha
Video Thumbnail USD Honors Local Military Members
Toreros showed their support and hosted local military members at the men's basketball game
Video Thumbnail USD Athletes Sing "Santa's Coming to Town"
Toreros show their talent out of uniform
Video Thumbnail Basketball: City Championship
Toreros play SDSU Thursday night at 8
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Fourteen
Football preps for second round of playoffs at NDSU
Video Thumbnail Football: NAU From the Sidelines
Toreros win in first round of playoffs at NAU
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Thirteen
Football travels to NAU for the first round of the FCS Playoffs
Video Thumbnail Torero Tuesday
A day to give to Torero Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Twelve
Toreros gear up for last game of conference play
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Eleven
Toreros prep for game day
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Summer Mason
USD junior women's soccer player takes a timeout during a study break
Video Thumbnail On Saturday We Dominate
Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Henry Lander
Men's soccer sophomore Henry Lander takes a Timeout between classes
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Ten
Toreros gear up for home game against Drake
Video Thumbnail Halloween Hoopla
Men's and women's basketball teamed up to host a Halloween event
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Nine
Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Seamus McFadden's Legacy
39 years in review by former players and coaches
Video Thumbnail Seamus Night
Alumni, staff and the San Diego community gathered to celebrate Men's Soccer Head Coach Seamus McFadden
Video Thumbnail Sixth Man Night: The Event
Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Hoops Tip-Off
Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Video Thumbnail Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Video Thumbnail Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Video Thumbnail Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Video Thumbnail Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
Video Thumbnail 2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics

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