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This community of 14,000 people just 30 minutes north of San Diego lives up to its name with average temperatures in the summer of 72 degrees and 66 in the winter.  Tourists come for the weather, hiking and biking, nightlife, the quaint Cedros Design District with its charming shops and wonderful restaurants, the pristine beaches, world class surfing and famous sunsets.

The locals live her for the superior San Dieguito school system, the vibrant train station that serves both Amtrak and the Coaster, the strong sense of community, the walkability of this charming town, the organic market on Sunday, the Belly Up music venue,  the award winning Fletcher Cove Park and the amazing restaurants.