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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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Boomont & Fall Fest 2018

Oct 5 - Nov 30, 2018

Returning for its 6th season, Boomont & Fall Fest rises from the dusk as Belmont Park transforms with festive Fall thrills and chills throughout the beachfront amusement park, offering Halloween and Fall-themed festivities for guests of all ages in October and November - plus Halloween!

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Tall Ship Adventures Aboard Californian

Apr 17 - ongoing

The Californian is a replica of a gold rush era revenue cutter and the Official Tall Ship of the State of California.

Join the crew in sailing a traditionally rigged tall ship. Passengers will be invited to haul a line, man the helm and end their day with a cannon salute. Watch the crew as they scamper up and down the rigging to set and furl the sails. Listen as the Californian’s crew relates the history of sailing and exploration in San Diego, tales of whaling and sea otter trade, local sea battles, the art of ship’s gunnery, life at sea and more.

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LEGOLAND Brick-or-Treat Party Nights

Sep 29 - Oct 27, 2018

Brick-or-Treat Party Nights at LEGOLAND® California Resort is back with more Halloween excitement and extended Park open hours!

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Kids Free in Oct at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2018

October means fall has settled in, Halloween is almost here, and kids are free at the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park! During Kids Free presented by Mission Fed, children age 11 years and younger can experience the wonders of wildlife with no admission charge from October 1st through the 31st.

And each weekend in October, there’ll be even more kid-focused fun. On Saturdays and Sundays, kids and their families can enjoy special animal presentations, special activities, enrichment at many of the animal exhibits, and more.

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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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Boomont & Fall Fest 2018

Oct 5 - Nov 30, 2018
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Tall Ship Adventures Aboard Californian

Apr 17 - ongoing
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LEGOLAND Brick-or-Treat Party Nights

Sep 29 - Oct 27, 2018
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Kids Free in Oct at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2018
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The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
Valid: Jul 2 - ongoing

Get ready to shop, stay and save in the city with our Macy's Package at The Westin San Gaslamp Quarter.  When you book this special package, you will receive a $100 Macy's gift card per night...

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Exclusive Savings for AAA Members

The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
Valid: Jul 2 - ongoing

Let your AAA member benefits help you save on your next escape! At The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, AAA members will be rewarded with your choice of three special...

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SeaWorld® Eat Free Package

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa
Valid: Nov 8, 2017 - ongoing

Explore the wonders of marine life at SeaWorld® San Diego, just minutes from Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa. Enjoy over $90 in savings on your two night stay when you book our SeaWorld Eat Free...

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