6. There are tons of parks
From San Diego’s Waterfront Park to Balboa Park, there are an endless number of historic and unique parks peppering the city, and we don't fear looking foolish utilizing them as locals. Whether you want to see ships coming in and out of the bay, or host a picnic surrounded by museums, there's no shortage of places to go.
7. We've got more water than we know what to do with
Despite the rest of the state being in a historic drought, San Diego is totally fine. After years of careful planning, a new desalination plant, and strict regulations, the city has an abundance of water. That’s despite all the beer brewed and drank here.
8. There's a ton of innovation going on
San Diego ranks ninth in the country for the number of technology patents granted. The amount of innovation might not have us poised to be the next Silicon Valley (like that would happen anyway, what with our less-than-cutthroat disposition), but it means there's a constant smattering of new jobs opening, which comes in handy to pay for all of the great beers on tap. Which, speaking of...