This is Chula.

Explore Chula Vista

Chula Vista is a city bursting with excitement, warmth and community. Traveling through the vibrant, diverse streets of Chula Vista gives one a sense of family, of real folks who care about their neighbors. It's easy to see where Chula Vista gets its name. In Spanish, the word Chula means beautiful and from warm celebrations at the local brewery, to a child's wide eyes in an aquarium, there's beauty around every turn.

This is living. This is community. This is Chula.



From gorgeous sunset hikes, to barreling down a waterslide at the Aquatica waterpark, Chula Vista is the place to be for the wild at heart.

Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark


Great waterpark fun and animal experiences for the whole family.

The Living Coast Discovery Center

The Living Coast Discovery Center

A fun, hands-on wildlife and nature experience on San Diego Bay.



Experience 60 parks, acres of open space, and fun for the whole family.



Walking, hiking, jogging, biking and even horseback riding - it's all here.


Otay Valley Regional Park

Enjoy beautiful natural habitat along the Otay Valley River.


Other attractions

Check out the great attractions for your next adventure in Chula Vista.


Chula Vista has great events throught the year. Check out local tunes at HarborFest, get funky at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre, have a good time on Third Avenue, and celebrate the holidays.

Dining & Shopping

Get ready to tempt those taste buds. Chula Vista has the best in international eateries, great dining and exceptional craft breweries. So go ahead, indulge yourself.

Third Avenue Village

Third Avenue Village

Discover Chula Vista's historic Third Avenue Village and the delicious selection of food and drink establishments that are located in downtown.

Otay Ranch Town Center

Otay Ranch Town Center

Eat your way through Otay Ranch Town Center, where you can shop, eat and enjoy the day.

Chula Vista Center

Chula Vista Center

Enjoy the Chula Vista Center's selection of stores, food and fun!


In the Spotlight

Sports & Recreation

Chula Vista offers action and competition for the athlete in all of us.

Arts & Entertainment

Chula Vista is an electric and eclectic mix of intermingling cultures. With groundbreaking community theatre, beautiful murals and street art, and so many arts programs, it's the perfect place to express yourself.

Got Play?


Appearing on a stage near you! Plays, music, dance and more at Southwestern College or Onstage Playhouse.


Cultural Arts

There's much to see and experience through art, dance, theater and more.


Heritage and History

Step into the past and experience the city's rich heritage through its historic homes and at the Chula Vista Heritage Museum.

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