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In addition to 70 miles of beach and plenty of sunshine, summer in San Diego also comes with plenty of family fun and excitement at world-class attractions.

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Summer Vibes Ready to Reverberate at SeaWorld

SeaWorld's got a summer full of good times and good vibrations ready to roll as the park transforms after dark with extended hours, exciting live entertainment in the park's Mission Bay Theater, seasonal nighttime-only animal shows and fireworks! SeaWorld is open late starting May 28, and the party really kicks into high gear June 25 when Summer Vibes reverberate throughout the park.

When: May 28 - September 5, 2016
> Find out more about Summer Vibes Ready to Reverberate at SeaWorld

Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo

Nighttime Zoo offers visitors a different perspective on the Zoo. The summertime event includes special performances from a variety of artists, but the animals continue to steal the show.

When: June 19 - September 5, 2016
> Find out more about Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo

Summer Safari at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Summer Safari at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park is a family-friendly, summertime festival that celebrates Asia with music, dancing, drumming and acrobatics!

When: June 25 - August 14, 2016
> Find out more about Summer Safari at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Aquatica SeaWorld's Waterpark

Aquatica is set to make a splash for a third season with a combination of high-speed thrills, a relaxing beachside resort atmosphere, up-close animal encounters, and heated resort pools and children's attractions. Big Surf Shores, Loggerhead Lane, Slippity Dippity, Walkabout Waters and Kata's Kookaburra Cove will all be heated to a relaxing 78-80 degree temperature! Also adding to guest comfort this year are additional shade structures, shade trees, lounge chairs and dining tables.

Open Dates:
- Daily: May 27 - September 5, 2016
- Saturday-Sunday: September 10 - October 9, 2016
> Find out more about Aquatica SeaWorld's Waterpark

LEGOLAND California

LEGOLAND California Resort has more than 60 rides, shows and attractions including the new LEGO NINJAGO World! On the interactive LEGO NINJAGO The Ride, ninja riders control animated fireballs, lightning, shockwaves and ice. Inside LEGOLAND, you can conquer dragons, drive cars and make new friends at LEGO Friends Heartlake City.

>Find out more about LEGOLAND California

Balboa Park After Dark

This summer, Balboa Park comes alive after 5. On Fridays from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, enjoy extended evening hours at nine museums, as well as food trucks and entertainment throughout the Park on select dates.

When: May 27 - September 2, 2016
> Find out more about the Balboa Park After Dark

Belmont Park

Located on the surf and sand of Mission Beach, Belmont Park is San Diego's only beachfront amusement center! From the historic Giant Dipper roller coaster to the famous simulated wave machines and four dynamic oceanfront restaurants, Belmont Park is the quintessential Southern California beach experience.

> Find out more about Belmont Park

Living Coast Discovery Center

This summer, the park features Passport to the Pacific: The World's Largest Ocean. Set a course for adventure! Explore the unique habitats that surround the Pacific Ocean and discover new animals through interactive travel-inspired exhibits. And journey to the new Turtle Lagoon and explore the world of Eastern Pacific green sea turtles!

> Find out more about Living Coast Discovery Center

Birch Aquarium

This summer the aquarium will feature a full line-up of exhibit events, guest lecturers and the summer Green Flash Concert Series.

> Find out more about Birch Aquarium at Scripps

USS Midway Museum

Visitors can explore this remarkable City at Sea and relive nearly 50 years of world history on the longest-serving Navy aircraft carrier of the 20th century.

> Find out more about USS Midway Museum

Cabrillo National Monument

A visit to San Diego's "only" National Park offers tremendous views of the San Diego region and excellent opportunities to explore the natural, historical and cultural history of the area.

> Find out more about the Cabrillo National Monument

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