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Celebrate the Arts

Known as the Smithsonian of the West, Balboa Park hosts an incredible concentration of arts and culture offerings including 15 museums and performing arts venues. San Diego is also home to two Tony® Award-winning theaters, historic sites, public art, music venues, dance performances, film festivals, galleries, missions and much more to explore.

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Air Shows and Aviation Museums in San Diego

Explore and Celebrate San Diego's Aviation Heritage

San Diego has a long history regarding aviation. In 1911, Glenn Curtiss, the Father of Naval Aviation, demonstrated his Model D-III from San Diego Bay for the US Navy and a year later the Navy established the first aviation squadron on the northeast side of Coronado's North Island. A decade later, Ryan Airlines designed and built Charles Lindbergh's iconic Spirit of St. Louis in a factory located right next to the San Diego International Airport, known locally as Lindbergh Field. 

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San Diego's Drive-in Movie Theaters

A Little Bit of Americana in San Diego

With state-of-the-art projectors and San Diego’s average 70 degree weather, drive-in theatres offer the perfect setting for a night at the movies.

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Experience San Diego Arts with a Self-guided Tour

Art & culture itinerary that is rich in colors, flavors, and sounds

Discover why San Diego’s art and culture scene is rich in colors, flavors, and sounds and then plan a visit to see for yourself!

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Military Museums, Memorials & More

Discover San Diego's rich military history

Visit a military museum, memorial or monument and discover the victories, tragedies, and sacrifices of the Unites States army, navy, air force and marines, past and present.

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