SanDiego.com Declares the Top San Diego Things to Do Before the End of the World
If the world really is coming to an end on December 21. 2012, there are a lots of things to do before then. Here is SanDiego.com's breakdown of the absolute best San Diego things to do before the end of the world.
With the 5,125 year long cycle of the Mayan Calendar coming to a halt on December 21, 2012, everyone has a different idea of what is going to happen that fateful day. Some say it indicates a positive spiritual transition and others say the Earth is going to collide with another planet called “Nibiru”. No matter what side of the spectrum you may be on, it’s a good excuse to get together with friends and family and take advantage of all the fun things to do in San Diego.
SanDiego.com has put together a list of the top San Diego things to do that are an absolute must before the end of the world (no matter when it’s coming).
- Beluga Interaction Program at SeaWorld San Diego: Who wants to say they had the chance to kiss a beluga and didn’t do it? Nobody! The stunning white beluga whale is a marine mammal from the Arctic and a few of them have found homes at SeaWorld San Diego. The ice cold water and arctic environment has been recreated to keep these mammals comfortable in the Mediterranean climate of San Diego and offer visitors a chance to get up close and personal to these majestic creatures. The Beluga Interaction Program is available to only a few people per day and gives guests a chance to get in the water and interact with the belugas. If this isn’t on your bucket list, it should be. This unique experience in San Diego is perfect for birthdays or special occasions for any marine life loving friend or family member who wants to pucker up for a beluga.
- Paragliding Over Torrey Pines: Unlike anything you’ve ever experienced, paragliding allows riders to relax in a comfortable seated position while soaring above the cliffs of Torrey Pines and the San Diego coastline. The Torrey Pines Gliderport in San Diego is located on the bluff of La Jolla and offers hang gliding and paragliding flights so visitors can take a risk and have some fun doing it. Known as “America’s most popular coastal soaring site,” flying over the beaches of La Jolla gives guests a birds eye view of the majestic coastal sea bluffs in San Diego. Take advantage of this incredible area by experiencing it like never before with a tandem paraglide flight with Torrey Pines Gliderport. Hey, if the world is going to end anyway, there is no reason to be afraid of heights!
- Private Hot Air Balloon Ride Over The Temecula Wine Country: There is nothing more romantic than gliding over the Temecula wine country in a private hot air balloon. With this San Diego tour, visitors can see rolling green hills, vineyards and far off mountains during a 60 - 75 minute hot air balloon ride for two. After experiencing the stunning views of Temecula, guests are treated to a continental breakfast with orange juice and champagne for a romantic touch. A private hot air balloon ride is a popular way to show that you care and who knows? - Maybe the best way to escape the inevitable is from the comfy basket of a hot air balloon.
Whether or not December 21, 2012 is the end of the world, the fact of the matter is these are three must-do activities in San Diego that everyone should experience once in their lives.