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.
Announcing #THISisChula Photo Contest winners! Ed Banañaâs great photo of kayaks at sunrise on the Otay Lake shore won the grand prize.
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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.
Great waterpark fun and animal experiences for the whole family.
A fun, hands-on wildlife and nature experience on San Diego Bay.
History and adventure on the 19th century replica 136' schooner.
Chula Vista has fun for everyone. Check out local tunes at HarborFest, get funky at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre, and have a great time on Third Avenue.
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.
Discover Chula Vista's historic Third Avenue Village and the delicious selection of food and drink establishments that are located in downtown.
Eat your way through Otay Ranch Town Center, where you can shop, eat and enjoy the day.
Enjoy the Chula Vista Center's selection of stores, food and fun!
Chula Vista offers action and competition for the athlete in all of us.
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.
Chula Vista is the second largest city in San Diego County with a population of more than 265,000.
Chula Vista has more than 120 miles of bike trails.
Chula Vista has been recognized by the U.S. EPA as a leader in sustainability.