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A wide valley trending east/west, created by the San Diego River (for the most part more like a seasonal creek than a river sometimes), Mission Valley serves as a business and entertainment center for San Diego, the city in which it is located. It attributes the main shopping scence for San Diego at Fashion Valley, and Mission Valley, as well as a plethora of other businesses- it is a classic example of California urbanization. It contains many hotels and motels of different quality and price range as well as large shopping and entertainment complexes. There are restaurants, theatres and nightclubs as well. The San Diego River is a river in San Diego County, California. ...


On the southern rim of the valley at the western end is the Presidio. To the east up the valley one finds Mission San Diego de Alcala for which the valley is named. Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcalá was founded on July 16, 1769 in what is now the city of San Diego, California. ...


Conveniently close yet far enough away from the airport and center of town, Mission Valley is home to Qualcomm Stadium (football - Chargers) and is a few minutes away from Petco Park (baseball - Padres). Nearby you will find Sea World, Mission Bay and the many Pacific Ocean beaches that make San Diego a preferred destination for people from all over the globe. Mission Valley serves as a path for Interstate Highway 8 and is crossed at its mouth by I-5, the original major east-west and north-south routes serving San Diego, resepctively. Those interested in mega-structures will no doubt enjoy crossing Mission Valley on I-805. I-15 was completed through Mission Valley relatively recently as well. Qualcomm Stadium, formerly known as San Diego Stadium and Jack Murphy Stadium, is a multiple-use stadium in San Diego, California. ... Conference AFC Division West Year Founded 1960 Home Field Qualcomm Stadium City San Diego, California Team Colors Navy Blue, White, and Gold Head Coach Marty Schottenheimer League Championships 1: 1963 (AFL) The San Diego Chargers are a National Football League team based in San Diego, California. ... PETCO Park is an open-air stadium in downtown San Diego, California. ... The San Diego Padres are a Major League Baseball team based in San Diego, California. ... The entrance to Sea World. ... City nickname: Americas Finest City Location Location of San Diego within San Diego County Government County San Diego Mayor vacant Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 372. ...


Take it from one who was born and raised here - visiting San Diego is exactly like stepping into a post card. It is, in a word, paradise! And Mission Valley is a great place to stay during your trip, right in the center of many wonderful attractions. A great base when you want beach, desert and mountain within reach. Mission Valley is located and lies in the boundaries of the City of San Diego, CA.


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Mission Valley, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (354 words)
A wide valley trending east/west, created by the San Diego River (for the most part more like a seasonal creek than a river sometimes), Mission Valley serves as a business and entertainment center for San Diego, the city in which it is located.
Mission Valley serves as a path for Interstate Highway 8 and is crossed at its mouth by I-5, the original major east-west and north-south routes serving San Diego, resepctively.
Mission Valley is located and lies in the boundaries of the City of San Diego, CA.
California Mission History: San Diego de Alcalá (414 words)
Eventually the mission was moved six miles inland to separate mission and presidio.
During the next 54 years the Spanish padres established a chain of 21 missions to the California Indians which stretched along the coast for 600 miles from San Diego to Sonoma, north of San Francisco Bay.
Originally the San Diego Mission and the Spanish presidio, or fort, were located on the hill above Old Town San Diego, but the mission was soon moved to its present location five miles up the San Diego River.
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