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mission valley??

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mission valley??

sorry - i forgot to ask - if we are after good shopping malls, but also want to be close to the beaches - is mission valley the place to stay?? How far is mission valley from seaworld and the zoo??

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1. Re: mission valley??

Mission Valley is centrally located, but in general it is a very congested area, with most of the hotels in the area overlooking the freeway. Not a bad area, just not the most attractive area. Although the Fashion Valley and Mission Valley malls are both located here. It is only about 10 mins to the beaches, Sea World or the Zoo.

I think you would enjoy San Diego more if instead of staying near the malls and driving to the beach, you stay near the beach and drive to the malls. Probably in terms of central location to convieniently get anywhere, the Dana on Mission Bay is a good choice. 10 mins to Fashion Valley Mall, practically walking distance to Sea World, and an easy bike ride to the beach.