San Diego, California made our Summer Shortlist thanks to miles of stunning beaches, more than 130 breweries, an epic food scene, and more than enough cultural activities to fill your days. It may, in fact, be the best destination ever for a summer vacation.

Once you book your ticket to the sunny Southern California city it’s time to get packing. But just what should you bring along for this epic journey, which will undoubtedly include a visit to La Jolla beach to watch the surfers catch a few waves, long walks in Balboa Park, a yummy meal at Salud — the best Mexican food in the city found in the latino Barrio Logan neighborhood, and a pint at Stone Brewing Company? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered in the video above.

America’s Finest City is ready to host you for long, sun-soaked summer days. So, let’s go! San Diego is waiting. Just don’t forget your hat.