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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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Sea World California Attraction Tours

Feb 8 - ongoing

Experience SeaWorld with its many attractions, shows and sea life exhibits with Five Star Tours.

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Toddler Time: Hullabaloo

Oct 23, 2019

Our popular toddler series is back! From storytime and live music, to art activities or animal interactions, Toddler Time is a fun and engaging event for our littlest guests ages 5 and under and an accompanying adult. Every other Wednesday showcases a different activity with a special guest. Check the website for details. Included with admission. 


This week, get moving and grooving and sing along with hit children's band Hullabaloo! Hullabaloo is Steve Denyes and Brendan Kremer, friends since kindergarten. Steve plays guitar, sings and writes goofy songs. Brendan plays drums, sings and smiles.Over the course of fourteen years Hullabaloo has won seventeen national awards, received rave reviews from People, Parenting, Parents, Cookie and Parent & Child Magazines and landed on three national “Top 10 Best Children’s Music” lists.

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Cheetah Safari

Feb 26, 2019 - ongoing

Witness the fastest land mammal up close and personal doing what it does best: run! Shiley's Cheetah Run, located near Lion Camp, is a unique, jaw-dropping experience for all guests that's included with Park admission. During Shiley's Cheetah Run, the sleek cat races on a straight 330-foot-long track that allows it to really stretch its legs and reach maximum speed of about 70 miles per hour.

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Inside Look Tours at the San Diego Zoo

Feb 22, 2019 - ongoing

The Inside Look Tour is a two-hour entertaining and educational adventure offering special behind-the-scenes views and interesting information about how we take care of our animals. It is filled with experiences and stories you can’t get anywhere else. You’ll be part of a small group traveling the Zoo on foot and in a shuttle cart visiting off-exhibit areas. See the Zoo the way everyone wishes they could—from behind the scenes! Which Inside Look will you choose?

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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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Sea World California Attraction Tours

Feb 8 - ongoing
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Toddler Time: Hullabaloo

Oct 23, 2019
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Cheetah Safari

Feb 26, 2019 - ongoing
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Inside Look Tours at the San Diego Zoo

Feb 22, 2019 - ongoing
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$3 Off Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Valid: Mar 13 - ongoing

Looking for fun with a side of science? La Jolla’s Birch Aquarium at Scripps is the place for you. As the public outreach center for the renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Birch...

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Grand Spa Getaway

Fairmont Grand Del Mar
Valid: Jan 17 - ongoing

Experience San Diego's only Five-Star spa with a relaxing getaway for one or two.  Package Includes: Luxury overnight accommodations Two 60-minute spa treatments (choice of Therapeutic...

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Wake On The Water

Kona Kai Resort & Spa
Valid: Feb 22 - ongoing

Wake up to the sounds of the water and indulge yourself with daily breakfast for two overlooking the Marina at Vessel Restaurant and Bar or from In-room dinning. *Breakfast includes 1 Breakfast...

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