Old Town and Uptown

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San Diego’s Spanish and Mexican roots are most evident in Old Town and the surrounding hillside of Presidio Park. Visitors can experience settlement life in San Diego from Spanish and Mexican rule to the early days of U.S. statehood. Nearby Uptown is composed of several smaller neighborhoods near downtown and around Balboa Park: the vibrant neighborhoods of Hillcrest, Mission Hills, North Park, and South Park showcase their unique blend of historical charm and modern urban community.



The large retro Hillcrest sign over the intersection of University and 5th avenues makes an excellent landmark at the epicenter…

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Mission Hills

The route from Old Town to Hillcrest passes through the historic neighborhood of Mission Hills with its delightful examples of…

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Mission Valley

Although Mission Valley’s charms may not be immediately apparent, it offers many conveniences to visitors and residents alike. One of…

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