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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 a multi-attraction Southern California CityPass or a 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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SeaWorld San Diego

Feed and interact with white beluga whales at SeaWorld San Diego. 

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San Diego Water Parks

San Diego is a water-loving town and in addition to 70 miles of beautiful coastline, the destination has built a handful of awesome water parks, providing fun alternatives to a beach day.

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Butterfly Jungle

Mar 11 - Apr 23, 2017

During Butterfly Jungle, more than 10,000 beautiful butterflies flit, float, and flutter around you in this spectacular spring fling event at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

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SeaWorld's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival

Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017

Foodies and craft beer aficionados will love SeaWorld's Craft Beer & Food Festival, featuring craft beer from favorite local breweries, plus international cuisine representing France, Latin America, the Caribbean and more.

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Infinity Cube

Apr 7 - ongoing

Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching Infinity Cube, a new, immersive art installation that explores bioluminescence by combining glowing creatures with world-class science, high-tech projection and an original soundscape. Step into an 8-foot cube and become surrounded by video projections of single-celled marine organisms - called dinoflagellates - reacting to various stimulants such as the human heartbeat, music, water flow, and air pressure. Through activities and interpretation accompanying the installation, guests will have opportunities to learn more about the phenomenon of living light and how marine species use it for camouflage, protection and communication.

Image © Iyvone Khoo 2016.

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Tidepooling Adventure with Birch Aquarium

Feb 26 - Mar 26, 2017

Visit a local tide pool with Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Learn how these amazing habitats and their inhabitants truly survive between a rock and a hard place. Trained naturalists will show you how to tread lightly during your visit and how to protect and preserve these natural wonders.

For ages 2+. Under 15 must be accompanied by a paid adult. Pre-registration is required.

Proceeds support exhibits and educational programming at Birch Aquarium at Scripps.

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Butterfly Jungle

Mar 11 - Apr 23, 2017
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SeaWorld's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival

Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017
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Infinity Cube

Apr 7 - ongoing
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Tidepooling Adventure with Birch Aquarium

Feb 26 - Mar 26, 2017
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$13 Whale Watching Cruise Special During Migration (Save $23)

Davey's Locker Whale Watching & Sportsfishing
Valid: Jan 17 - ongoing

Enjoy 2.5 hour whale watching cruises with multiple times daily to choose from. Departing from Newport Beach view gray whales on their migration along with finback whales, minke whales, humpback...

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$16 Blue Whale Watching Cruise Special

Davey's Locker Whale Watching & Sportsfishing
Valid: May 1 - ongoing

Enjoy the blue whale migration with this special $16 Blue Whale Watching Cruise Special. Blue whale watching cruises are offered mutiple times daly. Also view humpback whales, finback whales, grey...

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Romance Package at the Empress Hotel of La Jolla

Empress Hotel of La Jolla
Valid: Mar 6 - ongoing

Escape to the stunning beaches of the San Diego area with that special someone with an exclusive offer from our La Jolla hotel. We will welcome you with a complimentary bottle of champagne,...

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