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From exotic animals to thrilling rides, you'll find it in San Diego

The only hard part is choosing what to do first

San Diego is home to many of Southern California’s top attractions, with plenty of options for adventure-seeking, fun-loving explorers. Have a close encounter with an exotic animal. Take a wild ride down a 375-foot water slide. Step aboard a real aircraft carrier. Or even take a day trip to Disneyland, just a short drive north to Anaheim.  Plus, you can save time and money with the multi-attraction Go San Diego card.  Purchase attractions tickets right here on this site, just click to buy tickets from the list below.  

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Must-See California Theme Parks & Attractions

San Diego is packed with great things to see and do including these top theme parks and attractions.

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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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SeaWorld San Diego

Spread across 190 acres on beautiful Mission Bay Park, SeaWorld is known for its amazing animals, interactive attractions, aquariums, rides, beautiful landscaping and education programs for all ages.

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Mary Celeste Maritime Mystery Tour

Oct 29 - Oct 31, 2021

Maritime Museum Of San Diego Ghost Ship Experience Fun For The Family Halloween Weekend! Friday through Sunday, October 29-31st.

Join us for this fun, unusual, educational, challenging, somewhat spooky, and engaging activity for young visitors 12 and under to solve this lengendary unsolved maritime mystery of the sea.

Enter the Maritime Museum of San Diego and make your way to the official tall ship of the state, the schooner Californian. Learn from one of the Museum’s resident storytellers, and uncover clues before making your contest entry at the Museum Gift Shop located on the National and State historic landmark vessel, the steam ferry Berkeley.

The winner will receive a Maritime Museum of San Diego Tall Ship Adventure 4-hour Sail experience for four, valued at $400.00.

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Explore the San Diego Bay!

Oct 4, 2021 - ongoing

Set out on the water as your own captain on a high-adrenaline boat ride in San Diego! Zip along the coastline and take in the stunning views of area attractions like the Maritime Museum, Seaport Village, and of course, the iconic downtown skyline. No other boat rental in San Diego packs this much excitement and sightseeing into one fun-filled day. Embark on the Adventure Tour or become a real VIP as you fly over the water in a speed boat before exploring the streets on an electric scooter. No matter how you choose to experience the city, our San Diego boat tours offer premier sightseeing with a twist.

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Boarded! A New Pirate Adventure

Nov 27, 2021

Popular Pirate Performance BOARDED! A New Pirate Adventure Returns To Maritime Museum of San Diego for the holidays!

Guests will set out to San Diego Bay aboard the galleon replica San Salvador for unforgettable pirate theatrics.

The perfect treat for out-of-town visitors and relatives visiting for the season.

This hilarious interactive 90-minute show puts visitors right in the middle of the pirate action. Participants will be sworn in as part of the ship crew, trained how to navigate, sword fight, bail water from a sinking ship, escape from the King’s Jail, swab the deck and other pirate skills. 

Choose from two show times, ship boarding times are 10:30am or 12:45pm (please check-in 15~30 minutes before)
Sails are not set for BOARDED

 

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SeaWorld Howl-O-Scream

Sep 29 - Oct 31, 2021

Don't miss Howl-O-Scream, San Diego's newest and biggest nighttime Halloween event featuring multiple haunted houses, roller coasters in the dark, themed cocktail bars and more.

Evade angry haunts as they rampage through scare zones. Seek shelter indoors, only to find you've entered a house of horrors. Quench your thirst for fear with fiendishly delicious cocktails, beer, and spirits. Feel the monstrous electricity of a live show. Dance the night away at steam-punk themed dance club, The Underground. And deepen the thrills with a nighttime coaster ride. Above all, try to resist the eyes of evil that threaten to follow you everywhere. Experience the thrill of Howl-O-Scream, select nights NOW through October 31.

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Must-See California Theme Parks & Attractions

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Balboa Park, The Cultural Heart of San Diego

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SeaWorld San Diego

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Mary Celeste Maritime Mystery Tour

Oct 29 - Oct 31, 2021
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Explore the San Diego Bay!

Oct 4, 2021 - ongoing
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Boarded! A New Pirate Adventure

Nov 27, 2021
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SeaWorld Howl-O-Scream

Sep 29 - Oct 31, 2021
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$3 Off Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Valid: Mar 22 - ongoing

As the public outreach center for the renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Birch Aquarium brings guests into the exciting world of cutting-edge research. Explore interactive exhibits and come...

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Park & Cruise Package

Best Western Plus Bayside Inn
Valid: May 6, 2021 - ongoing

Going on a cruise? Flying out? Our Park & Cruise package consists of 1 night accommodation and up to 7 nights of free parking. Additional nights of parking are discounted. This package can be...

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Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside
Valid: Jan 13, 2021 - ongoing

Our Senior Discount rate is available for guests 62 years and older or with a valid membership ID of a retired person organization. Proof of eligibility required at check in. Your health and safety...

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