The SDCCU Poinsettia Bowl delivers exciting football action and spectacular pageantry. Each year a top team from the Mountain West Conference takes on a quality opponent. This year it's the BYU Cougars!
Discover San Diego’s awesome water parks, providing family friendly alternatives to a beach day and hours of fun in the sun.
Mission Bay, the largest man-made aquatic park in the country, is all about family fun. The 27 miles of shoreline offer golden beaches for sand castles, sunbathing and shell collecting. Water adventures include sailing, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, wind surfing, water skiing and fishing. On shore, the park features miles of bike paths, playgrounds, grassy picnic areas, volleyball nets and more. Boat and bikes can be rented from many of the resort hotels and aquatic centers that line the bay. There are also two boat launch ramps at Ski Beach and South Shores. The park regularly hosts exciting events such as the Crew Classic and Over the Line Tournament. And when the sun goes down, a number of park beaches feature bonfire rings where making memories is only a s'more away.
Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark, is a terrific family-friendly facility. The wet-and-wild park offers water slides for every age—gentle slopes for little ones, medium slides with speed for teens and tweens, and megadrops for adrenaline junkies and thrill seekers. Exploring the park, you’ll also discover a glistening wave pool, bordered by a large sandy beach, complete with lounge chairs, shady spots and cabanas for rent. Kids also love the four-story interactive play structure, lazy river and the interactive animal encounters. Parents will appreciate the healthy food options like wraps and salads, along with the strawberry and lemon lime margaritas and beer on tap. . The park is seasonal, open June through Labor Day.
The LEGOLAND Water Park, tucked inside LEGOLAND California Resort, combines water play with LEGO creativity. It’s a perfect spot for toddlers and tweens, particularly LEGO aficionados, as it features more than 20 LEGO models, including a 45-foot-tall tower with multiple slides and a shallow wading pool, two sandy beach wading areas, a splash zoo for little tikes and a lazy river, complete with giant LEGOs that allow you to customize your own raft. Park entrance to LEGOLAND is required with the Water Park and costs an additional fee. A good insider tip here is to buy the two-day Water Park Hopper ticket spend one day at LEGOLAND and the second day at the Water Park. This water park is seasonal, opening at the end of May through Labor Day.
For a truly unique experience, check out The WaveHouse at Belmont Park, part of a 7-acre beach front entertainment complex in Mission Beach, The center attraction is an artificial barreling wave pumping 100,000 gallons of water per minute for high-energy boogie boarding and surfing. Add to that oceanfront bars, good eats, live music and a party-centric crowd, and you’ve got a true taste of the beach culture scene in San Diego. The WaveHouse is part of lively Belmont Park, a family-friendly amusement park featuring the historic Giant Dipper Roller Coaster, bumper cars, laser tag, an arcade and more.
The Wave water park is the perfect place to cool off when in the City of Vista. This aqua-playground has plenty of pools and waterslides including the Slide Tower, featuring four exciting slides—the Salsa Twist, the Tubulation, the Flash Flood and the Slam Dunk. Try the Flow Rider, a simulated wave machine for body boarding or relax on the continuous lazy river while tubing. Little ones love Rippity's Rainforest, a two-story play structure with tunnels, bridges, slides and more for kids under 48 inches. Children under 3 years old are free, as is parking. The park is open May through September.
Plan a trip to San Diego today and experience these fabulous water parks for yourself!
Save $136 or more with Southern California CityPASS - an admission card that gives you 1-day admission to SeaWorld San Diego and LEGOLAND California, PLUS a 3-day Park Hopper® ticket to Disneyland® Park and Disney California Adventure® Park.
At The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, we welcome runners from around the world and know what is important to each of you. Book our special marathon package and know that you will not have to worry about anything during your race weekend. Offer is valid for race weekend only, June 2-4, 2017. Our package includes:
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Don't miss America's Finest Bowl Experience! This signature San Diego event annually showcases a thrilling game between some of college football's most competitive conferences, the Big Ten and the Pac-12. Last year the Wisconsin Badgers took down the USC Trojans 23-21. Don't miss the pageantry, excitement and football thrills this year!
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