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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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Platypus Cam

May 18 - ongoing

Platypus Cam: Presented by Animal Crossing: New Horizons Game

The underwater world of the Safari Park’s platypus pair is as close as your online smartphone or computer. Relax by watching Birra and Eve—the only platypuses living outside Australia—as they swim and frolic in their world-class habitat’s three pools, naturalistic riverbanks, extensive tunnels and nesting areas.

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Food Truck Fridays

Jun 5 - ongoing

The Balboa Park Conservancy’s signature Food Truck Fridays program returns June 5 for another 18 weeks of great food, free live entertainment, and family-friendly fun. More than a dozen carefully curated gourmet food trucks will be parked along the El Prado walkway every Friday through September 25, from 4:00pm to 8:30pm. Celebrating its fifth year, Food Truck Fridays is a program of the Balboa Park Conservancy in partnership with the City of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation.

 

 

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Penguin Cam

May 18 - ongoing

There’s always something exciting going on in the big Dan and Vi McKinney Penguin Habitat in Africa Rocks, home to a large colony of African penguins. The spacious Penguin Beach features a cobblestone beach, a gigantic 200,000-gallon saltwater pool, nesting areas, and rockwork that mimics the granite boulders found at Boulders Beach in South Africa. 

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Red, White and BOOM! + Fireworks

Jul 4, 2020

LEGOLAND® California kicks off summer with a star-spangled Fourth of July celebration with awe-inspiring fireworks and all-American family picnic games throughout the day.

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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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Platypus Cam

May 18 - ongoing
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Food Truck Fridays

Jun 5 - ongoing
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Penguin Cam

May 18 - ongoing
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Red, White and BOOM! + Fireworks

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Welcome Back To Island Palms Offer!

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina
Valid: Jun 30 - ongoing

Brighter days are just around the corner, and we are sure you are eagerly awaiting your next escape. Plan ahead now that we are re-opened, with this special offer for travel dates from now through...

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Dreaming Of The Days Inn Offer

Days Inn By Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle
Valid: Jun 30 - ongoing

Dreaming of a lazy summer getaway or a reason to get out of the house? We've got you covered. With our Dreaming Of The Days offer, we've got rates from $69 including free nightly parking. When you're...

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Getaway To Holiday Inn Bayside Offer

Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside
Valid: Jun 30 - ongoing

Our Getaway Package is waiting for you when the time is right and you need a change of scenery! Book this package to include everything you need – a clean and comfortable room, daily breakfast,...

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