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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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San Diego International Auto Show

Dec 30, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022

Where the cars are the stars! The San Diego International Auto Show features the widest variety of new vehicles under one roof.

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Fleet Week San Diego 2021

Nov 4 - Nov 11, 2021

Welcome to Fleet Week San Diego 2021, November 4th – 11th at the Broadway Pier and Port Pavilion, San Diego.  Experience one of San Diego’s largest Military events featuring Military Displays, High Tech equipment in the Innovation Zone, Active Navy & Coast Guard Ship Tours, Live Music, Food, and Fun for the whole family!

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San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

Dec 12 - Dec 19, 2021

The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition with more than 80 boats lavishly decorated sailing by the shores for all to see.

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Aspen Medical Products San Diego Triathlon Challenge

Oct 24, 2021

Be a part of our biggest event of the year, the community fundraiser where CAF got started 28 years ago – the 28th Annual San Diego Triathlon Challenge (SDTC).

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Tips for a day trip to the Magic Kingdom

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Balboa Park, The Cultural Heart of San Diego

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25 Fun & Free Things to Do

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The Best Beaches - According to Kids

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7 Cool Behind the Scenes Tours

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San Diego International Auto Show

Dec 30, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022
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Fleet Week San Diego 2021

Nov 4 - Nov 11, 2021
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San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

Dec 12 - Dec 19, 2021
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Aspen Medical Products San Diego Triathlon Challenge

Oct 24, 2021
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Kids Eat Free at Hotel Republic San Diego

Hotel Republic San Diego
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2021

Stay at the heart of downtown, play like a San Diegan. At the gateway of Little Italy and the San Diego Civic District, Hotel Republic is a posh, boutique-style hotel that is only a short walk to...

Galleries & Museums

Kids Go Free to Mission San Luis Rey

Mission San Luis Rey
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2021

This offer allows up to two children 12 & under to get in FREE with one full-price paid adult. Children must be accompanied by an adult during the visit. Please check our website,...

Activities

Enjoy 20% off all Ghost City Tour Tickets

Ghost City Tours
Valid: Sep 17 - ongoing

Book NOW and save 20% off your entire ticket order! Use booking promo code upon checkout:  sdGhost1028 Our All-Ages "Ghosts of San Diego" tour delivers a historically accurate yet spooky tour...

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