Chula Vista Overview
Chula Vista is among the top ten fastest growing communities in the nation. Situated minutes from downtown San Diego and the U.S.-Mexico border, Chula Vista was founded in the late 19th century. Positioned next to a picturesque bay and surrounded by majestic mountains, Chula Vista is more than easy on the eye.
Chula Vista, which roughly translates to "beautiful view" in Spanish, attracts visitors and new residents with its temperate Mediterranean climate, numerous recreation opportunities, diverse attractions, quality schools and stable, diverse economic base. The city is home to the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, where future Olympians prepare to go for the gold. Chula Vista's North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre is an outdoor theatre that seats 20,000 and hosts a variety of concerts throughout the year. The city is also home to the Living Coast Discovery Center, where visitors can learn about the history, geology, ecology, natural history and bio-diversity of San Diego Bay and Sweetwater Marsh through interactive exhibits, such as a shark and ray tank.
Chula Vista also has access to four beautiful golf courses, several excellent parks, miles of open space and a scenic harbor. Real estate is affordable, with condominiums, townhouses and single-family homes available and priced to fit any budget. You will find paradise in this sunny, scenic corner of the world!
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