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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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Autumn Festival at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Oct 15 - Oct 31, 2021

Come and join in all the autumn festive fun as the San Diego Zoo Safari Park celebrates the season of color with special activities, entertainment, and culinary comforts.

 

October 16-17, 23-24, and 30-31

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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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$10 Historic Bay Cruise w/general admission!

Jun 10 - ongoing

Launched in 1914 to her removal from regular service in 1996, Pilot enjoyed an active career as San Diego’s chief pilot craft – assisting almost every one of the thousands of major commercial ships to enter or leave the bay during that time. Restored by the Maritime Museum of San Diego and relaunched in 2002, Pilot provides visitors with an educational tour of our Bay. The 45-minute Bay sightseeing tour takes guests out on the water in a large loop first heading toward North Island and the Aircraft Carriers, then stopping at buoy 22. Guests will then head just under Coronado Bridge and make a port (left) turn around one of the bridge pillars. The vessels then heads back towards the Maritime Museum along the downtown side of the waterfront.  Several attractions will be highlighted along the way as guests enjoy the fresh air and view.

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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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Autumn Festival at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Oct 15 - Oct 31, 2021
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Mary Celeste Maritime Mystery Tour

Oct 29 - Oct 31, 2021
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$10 Historic Bay Cruise w/general admission!

Jun 10 - ongoing
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SeaWorld Howl-O-Scream

Sep 29 - Oct 31, 2021
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Days Inn By Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle
Valid: Jan 12, 2021 - ongoing

Stay 3-5+ nights and save 15%-25% and receive half-off parking when you book your 2021 stay now!

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Linger Longer at Humphreys Half Moon Inn

Humphreys Half Moon Inn
Valid: Jan 13, 2021 - ongoing

Created for our extended stay guests, our Linger Longer package includes 15% off of 3 night stays and half-off parking, 20% off of 4 night stays and complimentary parking, and 25% off of 5+ night...

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Westgate Choice Package

The Westgate Hotel
Valid: Mar 8 - ongoing

Why ponder any longer? Book your stay today and we will credit you with $100 to spend anywhere on The Westgate Hotel property.

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