Tell the family back east — San Diego was ranked by Money magazine as the best travel destination for your money in 2016.
The magazine’s April issue ranked the top U.S. and foreign destinations based on prices, available services, attractions and travelers’ reviews.
San Diego won because it had “the best combination of outdoor attractions, cultural landmarks, great weather, and affordable hotels in the country,” according to the magazine.
New York came in second, often overlooked Memphis was third, Fort Lauderdale fourth and Las Vegas Fifth. Among foreign destinations, Prague in the Czech Republic ranked first, followed by Marrakesh in Morocco and Taipei in Taiwan.
The article gushes about San Diego’s “gorgeous beaches, acclaimed theaters, and new foodie destinations” as well as “the best zoo in the world.” And all this can been seen while staying at a four-star hotel for less than $200 per night.
On second thought, to avoid overcrowded beaches this summer, maybe you shouldn’t tell the family back east!
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