San Diego is among many other things, a border town and enjoys its proximity to Mexico and Tijuana.? Tijuana offers visitors shopping, entertainment and a taste of Mexico within walking distance of San Diego.? It is possible to park and walk across the border or take the trolley and do the same.? It is also possible to drive across the border although the wait getting back is sometimes long.? Walkers are greeted by swarms of taxis eager to take visitors into town or its possible to walk into the town.
Tijuana offers bull fighting, dog racing, a multi-million dollar cultural center, Jai-Alai games and Revolucion Avenue crammed with arts and crafts shops, restaurants and nightlife. The Tijuana River Development offers modern shopping centers, restaurants and many services. Tijuana is a favorite day trip for San Diegans and visitors alike.