Old Town San Diego is the Birthplace of California, where the first Europeans settled. Today the area feature smaller homes, craftsman bungalows and
apartments. The 5 Freeway to the west and the 8 Freeway to the north, and the Transit Center nearby makes it a very convenient location in San Diego. Downtown San Diego, the Airport, Pacific Beach, La Jolla, Point Loma are all within easy reach. The Mission Valley and Fashion Valley malls are also located close by. Old Town is a major tourist attraction in the area and features many restaurants and specialty shops. Mexican culture also is on display here.