San Diego has one of the two best summer climates as scored by the Weather Channel, which definitely helps the tourism industry. There are lots of things perfect for kids, like the San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld. Craft brewing is also popular in San Diego. If you're in San Diego mid-January, it is peak season for whales and a boat tour is the perfect opportunity to sneak a glance at the tens of thousands of grey whales that pass by the city. The San Diego Museum of Man is a very interesting way to learn about anthropology.