Chula Vista began as a series of lemon orchards along the Southern California coast. Today it's thriving as San Diego County's second largest city, comprised of many different urban orchards.
Recreation, Ecotourism, Marinas
The Bayfront is the access point for recreational water activities along Chula Vista’s harbor and marinas. The community is home to two national wildlife refuges and the Living Coast Discovery Center, whose goal is to provide environmental stewardship and a respect for nature and wildlife in people of all ages. The area is currently undergoing growth with the vision of turning the Bayfront into a world-class waterfront resort destination, while conserving the natural environment. The Bayfront master plan establishes new public parks, protects natural coastal resources, and provides conference and visitor-serving amenities. The Bayfront is comprised of:
Main Street is characterized by the vast open space that defines the area, its open-air amphitheater venue and its family-friendly attractions. Hundreds of thousands of people flock to Main Street every year to visit one of the several amusements that Main Street boasts.
The Ranch is a blossoming, pedestrian friendly community with abundant green space, trails, and shopping. Residents enjoy the community's pedestrian parks, strolling and biking along the extensive network of trails, paseos, and promenades, and the convenient proximity of schools and major Town Centers. Neighborhoods within The Ranch include:
The Lakes is a thriving, family-focused community with ample schools, parks, stores, and business centers. Residents pride themselves on a community that is safe, serene and supportive of healthy, happy living. Neighborhoods within The Lakes include: