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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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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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SeaWorld's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival

Mar 9 - Apr 28, 2019

Foodies and craft beer aficionados will love SeaWorld's Seven Seas Food Festival, featuring craft beer from favorite local breweries, plus fresh international cuisine infused with local, sustainable ingredients and unique signature flavors from around the world.

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Cabrillo Under the Stars

May 18, 2019

Cabrillo National Monument Foundation will celebrate our 5th Annual “Cabrillo Under the Stars”, our most “fun” raising and largest “fund” raising event. It is a well-attended, fun-filled evening with local fare from popular restaurants and craft beer/wines provided by local brewers/vintners. Of course, the ability to enjoy the Park “after hours” with its spectacular sunsets and night-time views of the lights of San Diego and the Bay is a rare treat for anyone. The event comes to life with live music, silent auction, wine and gift card grabs, and opportunity to “Sponsor-a-Kid”. All this fun benefits the special education programs at San Diego’s only National Park, Cabrillo National Monument. Hope to see you there!

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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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Military Working Dogs

Aug 6, 2018 - ongoing

See the Military Working Dog exhibit showcasing the history, training, equipment and missions of Marine Corps military working dogs.

The Marine Corps launched its military dog program during WWII. Marine Corps dogs have participated in every deployment and war since that time. Military working dogs conduct searches of vehicles, open areas, and buildings for the detection of explosives or illegal drugs as well as for lost or wanted persons. Check the website at www.flyingleathernecks.org  for announcements about live military working dog demonstrations!

In addition to the exhibit on dogs, visitors can see 31 historical aircraft up close as well as artifacts from the earliest days of aviation to the present.  Admission and parking are free. 

 

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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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SeaWorld's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival

Mar 9 - Apr 28, 2019
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Cabrillo Under the Stars

May 18, 2019
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Inside Look Tours at the San Diego Zoo

Feb 22, 2019 - ongoing
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Military Working Dogs

Aug 6, 2018 - ongoing
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