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Kids Free San Diego

This October, San Diego is a Kid’s Paradise

Photo By Myles McGuinness

Family Fun in the Sun

All October long, kids eat, stay, and play for free, while parents enjoy great deals and big-time savings on attractions, museums, meals and more. So, c’mon, unforgettable family memories are waiting to be made in San Diego. Plan your trip today!

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Featured Kids Free Hotel Offers

 
Town and Country Resort
Town and Country Resort

Kids Slide & Eat Free

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

Great savings for your family! Children (12 and under) enjoy a free kid’s meal with a paying adult at our restaurants (excludes Marina Market) during the month of October.

Bahia Resort Hotel
Bahia Resort Hotel

This October, hotel guests can dine at Dockside 1953 for a free kid's meal and enjoy one complimentary paddleboard or kayak rental (restrictions apply).

Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa
Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa

SThis October, hotel guests can dine at Oceana Coastal Kitchen for a free kid's meal and enjoy one complimentary paddleboard or kayak rental (restrictions apply).

San Diego Mission Bay Resort
San Diego Mission Bay Resort

Dig in at San Diego Mission Bay Resort with the whole family. Enjoy 1 kid meal per adult meal purchased at Solrisa, Plaza Del Sol, or Covewood Restaurant.

Kings Inn
Kings Inn

Stay in Style at the Kings Inn—Kids Eat Free at Our Two Restaurants (The Waffle Spot & Amigo Spot). Enjoy our Sparkling Pool, Hot Tub, Gym, and Bar. Use Promo Code: KIDSFREE

Ocean Park Inn
Ocean Park Inn

Check in to our reimagined guestrooms during Kids Free Month and receive a free Welcome Goodie Bag for kids, along with 15% off an extended stay of three nights or more.

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$10.00 Historic Bay Cruise w/general admission!

Apr 1 - ongoing

This boat tour provides visitors with an educational tour of San Diego Bay. The 45-minute Bay sightseeing tour takes guests out on the water in a large loop first heading toward North Island and the Aircraft Carriers, then stopping at buoy 22. Guests will then head just under Coronado Bridge and make a port (left) turn around one of the bridge pillars. The vessel then heads back towards the Maritime Museum along the downtown side of the waterfront.  Several attractions will be highlighted along the way as guests enjoy the fresh air and view.

Sheduled daily tour times Monday through Friday at 11:00 a.m. 12:45 p.m., 1:45 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.

Weekends: 11:00 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2:45 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.

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GoCar Luxury Driving Experience

Mar 4 - ongoing

The GoCar Exotic Driving Experience is for anyone that wants to get away from the busy city life and take in the fresh air and beautiful scenery in the mountains. You’ll be driving a 2020 Vanderhall Blackjack with GoCar technology.

Start in Old Town San Diego before taking the winding streets through the mountains to an Old Mining Town. Julian is located in the Cuyamaca Mountains just an hour east of San Diego. The drive to Julian is full of breathtaking views with changing landscapes. As you enjoy the drive, it takes you to all the best sites, recommends restaurants, cracks jokes and tells the stories that bring the destination to life. Learn the history, stop for lunch, take a bite of Julian’s famous apple pie, and much more.

 

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Star of India Family Overnight Experience

Aug 9, 2024

Spend the night on the world’s oldest active sailing ship! Come aboard an icon in San Diego docked along downtown San Diego's beautiful waterfront. The Maritime Museum of San Diego is proud to offer this unique opportunity to spend a night aboard the 1863 bark Star of India. Although we will not technically leave the dock, we will be embarking on an imaginary voyage to relive the lives and times of the many emigrant passengers in the Great Age of Sail. Boarding Check-in: 2:00pm Friday. Program ends: 9:00am Saturday.

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$15 Swift Boat Naval History Bay Tour w/ Admission

Jun 13 - Jul 14, 2024

Are you in town for the weekend? Or are you a local San Diegan and want to get out on the Bay to learn about Naval History?

Be a part of history and ride the only active passenger carrying Swift Boat in the country. Feel the power of the twin 12 cylinder 2-stroke Detroit Diesel engines as you take a behind the scenes 75-minute narrated tour of San Diego’s military history. 

Tour route heads under Coronado Bay Bridge, Naval Base San Diego, and then Naval Amphibious Base. It then heads back by the aircraft carrier basin and Naval Air Station North Island before returning to the Museum, plus a high speed run to feel the unique power of the Swift Boat.

This is a narrated tour describing PCF 816’s role in the U.S., Malta, Viet Nam, Swift Boat sailors, and the above establishments on the Bay.

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