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San Diego Zip Codes​

San Diego Zip Codes​

San Diego County is very diverse in terms of the number of communities in and around the city. Here are some details and a list of every San Diego zip code to help you navigate America’s finest city.

Map Of San Diego

There are so many different communities in San Diego. Here is a map of San Diego County because who doesn’t love maps?

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Local Tips

Torrey Pines Beach

If you want to get away from the crowd (kind of), Torrey Pines is the place even if parking can sometimes be difficult. From the sand bluffs to the ocean, it is amazing hiking. Torrey Pines State National Reserve is one of the most beautiful places in San Diego, and depending on the time of year, you can also see migrating whales and seals.

Balboa Park

The history and the architecture are unbelievable; this park is amazing. San Diego County residents get into select Museums for free each Tuesday of the month, and in December they have December Nights, like the Del Mar Fair, but winter themed. Get there early, as parking here is ample and open, but it does fill up fast.

Hiking Trails

There are hiking trails all over San Diego County. When people talk about hiking, you will hear about Potato Chip Rock, and Cowles Mountain, which are all great, and definitely worth a try. But the amazing view that comes at the top of the Stonewall Peak Trail located near Julian, is absolutely amazing. Get there before 10 am, and you’ll have an amazingly uncrowded 2-hour hike.

Farmers Markets

There is an unexplained passion in San Diego about straight from the farm into the city with farmers markets. They are everywhere. If you can find parking, go to the Pacific Beach farmers market on Tuesdays, the North Park farmers market on Thursdays and the Little Italy MERCATO farmers market on Saturday, you won’t be disappointed. There is even one in Poway.

Breakfast Spots

There are some amazing breakfast places in San Diego, but there are definitely 2 that really stand out. The Cottage in La Jolla and Breakfast Repubic in Liberty Station. Get there early, because they both have long lines after 10 am.

Mission Bay Park

An excellent place to hang out with friends, BBQ and have a party. Others seem to like to be on the grass in lawn chairs for just relaxing. Parking everywhere.

Locals

We don’t all surf.

Taco Shops

There are so many amazing taco shops throughout San Diego. Whichever one you choose, make sure that you try the California Burrito (carne asada, french fries, cheese, and if you like, pico de gallo). Two of Jeremy's personal favorite are Jalapeños in Carmel Mountain Ranch or Ah-Jijo. (Try the Bacon Burrito with sour cream)

Shelter Island

This is a great place to take your dog for a walk. There is a sidewalk the entire length of the park. There is mostly grass right next to the sidewalk. There are plenty of places to drop off the dog bags if needed. There is also a teeny beach area. Not for swimming, but there is a little sand by the water.

IN & OUT

You are welcome in advance for this awesome burger place. Every IN & OUT drive through is going to be packed regardless of when you get there! But if you ask for your burger to be mustard fried, you won’t regret it, plus they add pickles.

Popular San Diego Home Features

In San Diego, basements are rare.

We do have waterfront property, not only on the San Diego beaches but also on lakes. (Lake San Marcos)

San Diego has many golf course communities.

Guest houses are popular here. Picture a small house, most often detached that can be used as a mother in law quarters, pool house, etc.​

There are gated neighborhoods in San Diego, some are guard gated and this will definitely make a difference in your HOA fees.​

If you are looking to invest in San Diego be sure to check the rental restrictions on condos. Some HOAs allow vacation rentals like Homeaway or Airbnb, and other HOAs do not allow it.

Closer to the City of San Diego, lot sizes are generally small. If you want a larger lot, you’ll want to find communities that are known for larger lots or do a custom search specifically for these with Jeremy, your trusted San Diego real estate agent.

Not all houses, condos, or townhouses in San Diego County include an air conditioner. Trust Jeremy when he says, "You want an air conditioner."

Horse property is a popular request here. In North San Diego County, as well as East San Diego County, many simply want a ranch style home on a larger lot that allows horses.

Living In San Diego

From the naturally beautiful beaches in Del Mar, stunning Balboa Park, to the amazing mountains in Julian, San Diego truly is America’s finest city. The hustle and bustle of downtown, being a military friendly city, the history of Old Town, and the amazing school districts are just a few reasons why San Diego is a perfect place to live.

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