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LET THE AWESOMENESS BEGIN IN THIS GIANT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PLAYGROUND

Kids of all shapes and sizes (yes, even big kids like you, Mom and Dad) can find their happy place in San Diego. From sun-soaked shores to vibrant urban adventures, it’s the ultimate beach city. Explore 100 unique neighborhoods where you can learn to surf, discover a new favorite dish, enjoy some live music or sip a local craft beer. The world-class attractions, including the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, SeaWorld San Diego and LEGOLAND California, provide fun for the entire family. Learn about San Diego as the birthplace of California by visiting Cabrillo National Monument on Point Loma and Old Town State Historic Park, the first Spanish settlement on the U.S. West Coast. Also check out the museums, gardens and architecture of Balboa Park - the largest urban cultural park in the country. San Diego is the perfect escape for Canadians seeking an unforgettable family getaway.

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San Diego History Adventures

San Diego history comes alive at Old Town State Historic Park, the "birthplace of California," Mission San Luis Rey in Oceanside and other historic landmarks in San Diego County.

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Value Attraction Packages

With so many attractions and sights to see in San Diego, it's hard to decide what to do first. Value packages offer a great way to save on individual ticket purchase prices plus they take the hassle out of purchasing and managing multiple tickets.

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Family Friendly & Teen Beach Scenes

San Diego's 70 miles of coastline offer families a variety of beaches that are perfect for swimming, surfing, sandcastle building, and any other family beach activity.

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Fun Parks & Gardens to Explore

San Diego's year-round climate brings brings beauty to the area parks and gardens throughout the year

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USA Ultimate National Championships

Oct 24 - Oct 27, 2019

The USA Ultimate National Championships represent the pinnacle of elite ultimate in North America and crowns champions in three divisions: men’s, mixed and women’s. 

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Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival

Nov 22 - Nov 24, 2019

A highly-anticipated 7+ stage, 95+ bands, 3-day music, culinary and arts festival will descend upon the stunning waterfront of downtown San Diego from Broadway Pier to the Embarcadero Parks. The festival offers diverse attractions including yacht parties, water sports, art installations, after-parties, a craft beer village and plenty of local flavors. Wonderfront festival’s re-entry policy encourages festival-goers to customize their weekend experience and truly integrates the city into the fabric of the festival. In its inaugural year, Wonderfront will synthesize the city and the sea in a way that no music festival has ever done before.

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Balboa Park December Nights

Dec 6 - Dec 7, 2019

Balboa Park December Nights brings families and friends together to spread holiday joy and kick-off the "most wonderful time of the year" with lights and more!

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San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

Dec 27, 2019

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.

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USA Ultimate National Championships

Oct 24 - Oct 27, 2019
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Nov 22 - Nov 24, 2019
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Dec 6 - Dec 7, 2019
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Free Video + Photo for Kids!

iFLY San Diego
Valid: Sep 25 - Oct 31, 2019

All kids age 14 and under will receive (1) free video and (1) free photo for each flight package they fly in the month of October. Please print this offer or mention it to iFly San Diego Mission...

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Fit City Adventures
Valid: Feb 19 - ongoing

We love seeing you again! Come back for a second event or package booking and we'll offer 20% off of our services.

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Love at the Cove

La Valencia Hotel
Valid: Jan 9 - ongoing

Indulge in dark chocolate truffles with pink champagne on arrival, plus a $100 dining credit at THE MED Ocean View Restaurant.

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