There are a lot of places in San Diego that are close enough to the city, but far enough away that they have the suburban feel while retaining most of the pros of being near the city, well Mira Mesa takes it up a notch. You can think of this neighborhood as a suburb that is inside San Diego City. Mira Mesa is complete with the suburban feel of any small town outside or near the city but is actually inside the San Diego metropolitan area and its residents can enjoy all of the city’s services. Meaning that along with the suburban feel of the area, residents have access to all the retail centers, dining establishments, and the like, without most of the cons.
The Gaslamp Quarter, Petco Park, and San Diego city attractions are all within reach of Mira Mesa residents. While one of the best local attractions of Mira Mesa is the Flying Leatherneck Museum.
For people looking to have and raise kids in the area, the school system in Mira Mesa is one of the best in the country, with some schools in the area receiving various accolades and boasts of extremely high graduation rates.
If you are someone who loves drinking, Mira Mesa has a number of craft brew places ready for a pub crawl with your buddies. For food, one of the best places to go to is The Market at HFS – this top-rated food haunt never fails to wow customers.
If you are looking for suburbia with all the upsides of the city and none of the downsides, Mira Mesa might be perfect for you.