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Family Fun in San Diego

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A Southern California Vacay Isn’t Complete without a Trip to San Diego

Add a San Diego Smile to Your SoCal Vacation

San Diego is the ultimate family playground, and any family trip to Southern California needs to have a San Diego stop on the itinerary. Consistently ranked as one of the Top Family Destinations in America, it has everything from theme parks to state parks to the iconic 1,200-acre Balboa Park. With 70 miles of kid-friendly beaches and attractions like the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld San Diego and LEGOLAND California, it’s definitely a can’t-miss. You’ll also find plenty of budget-friendly hotels and activities, too. It’s a place where all families can play, and we can’t wait to see you and yours.

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Tips for a day trip to the Magic Kingdom

Local San Diegans head to Disneyland for day trips all the time and so can you. Here are a few tricks to successfully navigate a successful day.

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Balboa Park, The Cultural Heart of San Diego

Just minutes from downtown, explore the history, legacy, and future of this ever changing, always amazing cultural park.

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25 Fun & Free Things to Do

Having fun in San Diego doesn't require a lot of money. Here's a list of fun things to do that requires no money at all. 

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The Best Beaches - According to Kids

A Kid-Sized, 70-Mile Sandbox.

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Take a Hike

From coastal bluffs and wetlands, to mountains and deserts, put on your boots and get off the beaten path. 

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7 Cool Behind the Scenes Tours

Illuminating, unexpected, and unique ways to experience seven San Diego landmarks.

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La Mesa's Holiday in the Village

Dec 4 - Dec 5, 2020

Ring in the Holiday season with the 5th Annual La Mesa Village Association’s Holiday in the Village on Friday, December 4th from 4 PM to 9 PM and Saturday, December 5th from 10 AM to 9 PM! Friends and family can relax by the fire pits spread around the village while enjoying caroling from local singing groups, classic holiday music, and fun, live entertainment! La Mesa’s FREE Holiday in the Village will turn everyone holly and jolly with a full lineup of entertainment across multiple stages, including traditional holiday songs and music, local bands, and community performances throughout the weekend. Get ready to rock around the Christmas tree and dance the night away to your holiday favorites, as well as some local tunes!

FREE FESTIVAL FOR ALL.
For more information, please visit LaMesaVillageAssociation.org.
Event Benefits the La Mesa Village Association.

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San Diego Bird Festival

Feb 17 - Feb 21, 2021

The San Diego Audubon Society invites you to the San Diego Bird Festival, which celebrates the birds and habitats of San Diego county. We're celebrating the birds and habitats of our county, which truly offer some of the best birding in the United States.

In a world where social media and smart devices seem to be taking over, birds are a lovely reminder that the world is full of real experiences. All you need to do is Look Up! 

We hope you will join us for the celebration, and we'll give you plenty of opportunities to "look up" and see the birds of San Diego. Know that your experience is giving something back to the birds: the proceeds of this festival support the education, conservation, and sanctuary programs of San Diego Audubon Society. We thank you for your support, and hope to meet you at the Festival.

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Balboa Park, The Cultural Heart of San Diego

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La Mesa's Holiday in the Village

Dec 4 - Dec 5, 2020
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San Diego Bird Festival

Feb 17 - Feb 21, 2021
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Team Building

Virtual Workplace Wellness Retreat

Saffron & Sage
Valid: Apr 9, 2020 - ongoing

Working from home is a new reality during the current COVID-19 crisis and it comes with its own set of challenges and frustrations. To support productivity, focus and overall mental health, Saffron...

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Hotel Indigo Senior Discount

Hotel Indigo - San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
Valid: Jun 1, 2020 - ongoing

Seniors 62 years and older receive up to 15% off when booking in advance.  No additional room charge for grandchildren under 18 years of age.  No deposit of fee for your furry companions....

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California Road Trip Package

Hotel Indigo - San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
Valid: Jul 20, 2020 - ongoing

This Value driven weekday package packs plenty of leisure features to include 4000 IHG Bonus Points Free Parking Refreshing water bottles and Grab N Go Breakfast for 2 adults. But wait there is more....

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