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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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Tim Flannery & Friends Perform at MMSD

Dec 14, 2019

Maritime Museum of San Diego announces the return of Tim Flannery and Friends performing a colorful blend of folk, country, traditional music and storytelling Saturday, December 14, 2019.

“Flan” has spent more than thirty years in the Major Leagues as a baseball analyst for the MLB Network and currently as a broadcaster for NBC Bay Area Sports. He has consistently toured and played shows in support of his original music. The music now also serves another purpose: every cent from CD sales, merchandise, and ticket sales benefits his non-profit, the Love Harder Project, for anti-bullying and anti-violence programs across the country.

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Cabrillo Sunrise 5K Fun Run & Walk 2020

Feb 8, 2020

Watch the sun rise over the city and then run or walk 5K through Cabrillo National Monument--San Diego's only national park. Spectacular ocean views in a unique setting at an hour of the day when the park is normally closed. Plus, your participation helps with the park's many programs, including science education for underprivileged children.

Event details and to Register, visit https://www.active.com/san-diego-ca/running/distance-running-races/cabrillo-sunrise-5k-2020?int= 

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Holidays at LEGOLAND

Nov 23 - Dec 31, 2019

Experience the magic of the Holidays at LEGOLAND from November 23 to December 31 with music and twinkling lights and the world’s largest LEGO® Christmas Tree! 

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Belmont Park’s 8th Annual Beachside Fall Fest

Oct 4 - Nov 30, 2019

Belmont Park, San Diego’s iconic beachfront amusement park, returns with its 8th annual Beachside Fall Fest for guests of all ages in October and November. The magic of the season will transform the 94-year-old seaside park into a festive fall experience with shades of autumn leaves, hay bales and freshly harvested pumpkins; plus, FREE activities like trick-or-treating, live entertainment, kids’ activities and more!

Formerly known as BOOmont Park, Beachside Fall Fest will offer guests many of the same experiences through November such as festive-themed rides and attractions like the Giant Dipper, Tiki Town Mini Golf and Laser Tag; plus, the new fall Hay Maze. Seasonal in-park treats and savings on unlimited fun and food like Kids Free October* deals will also be offered.

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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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Tim Flannery & Friends Perform at MMSD

Dec 14, 2019
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Cabrillo Sunrise 5K Fun Run & Walk 2020

Feb 8, 2020
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Holidays at LEGOLAND

Nov 23 - Dec 31, 2019
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Belmont Park’s 8th Annual Beachside Fall Fest

Oct 4 - Nov 30, 2019
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Your Free Night in Coronado

El Cordova Hotel
Valid: Jul 2 - ongoing

Have a memorable stay at our luxury, Spanish style boutique hotel on Coronado Island - steps from the beach! Your 4th night is free when you stay 3 nights by Feb. 29, 2020.  Must book by December...

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Stay 3 Nights and Save 15% on Your Next Stay

Old Town Western Inn
Valid: Dec 19, 2018 - ongoing

Stay 3 nights and save 15% off on your next stay at the Old Town Western Inn.

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Birch Aquarium Family Package

The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
Valid: Mar 20 - ongoing

Go "Under the Sea" and explore the wonders of sensational exhibits at Birch Aquarium. See more than 5000 fish in 60 plus aquarium habitats plus exhibits showing cutting-edge research from Scripps...

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