ELS/San Diego is on the Southern California coast and located near downtown San Diego’s entertainment and shopping district. Many students enjoy day trips to the beach, the world famous San Diego Zoo, Sea World® and La Jolla, or spend a weekend exploring Universal Studios Hollywood®, Disneyland® and the cities of Hollywood, Los Angeles or Las Vegas. San Diego’s very mild climate is considered by many to be the best in the United States. California’s second largest city, San Diego is a metropolitan city with the charm of a small town. San Diego has many restaurants, museums, art galleries, theatres, gardens and parks, as well as, golf courses and professional sports teams. San Diego also hosts many festivals, celebrations and other special events throughout the year.