Mission Valley community is near the geographical center of San Diego and is a cultural and historical area. The Valley is actually two communities East Mission Valley and West Mission Valley. Mission Valley gets it name from the Mission San Diego de Alcala built in the early 1900 hundreds. Interstate 8 goes through the length of the valley providing access east to west and is intersected by I-5, I-15 and highway 163 for north and south travel. This provides the residents many alternative routes to go to the many family orientated attractions in the Mission Valley area.
Attractions near by includes such world renowned sites as Seaworld, Legoland, San Diego Zoo and Wildlife park, and all of Old town San Diego. Shopping is easy and convenient with several malls and shopping centers within a few minutes drive. Fashion Valley Mall with 200 stores, Hazard Shopping Center with its many restaurants and service orientated offices make life easier, and fun for singles and families who live in Mission Valley.
Young families can send their children to any of the fine schools with in the Mission Valley Community. From preschoolers to College PhD candidates there is a learning institute for each member of your family with in easy commuting distance.
Health care can be gotten from many hospitals around the area, Scrip's Mercy Hospital, Mission Valley Medical Clinic are near the center of the valley an supported by many fine smaller specialized clinics.
Mission Valley is a desirable location to be in San Diego for it central location to services and business. Great for families or the single person young or Old.