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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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Wildlife Safari

Jul 23, 2020 - ongoing

Take a Wildlife Safari at the Safari Park! This exclusive, one-hour tour takes your own private group on a safari excursion in an open-air truck to see a variety of African wildlife in their savanna habitat. Your expert guide will share stories and insights about the animals as you travel through the open savanna, the perfect way to see some of the Park’s best-known residents and newest babies up close!

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Platypus Cam

May 18 - ongoing

Platypus Cam: Presented by Animal Crossing: New Horizons Game

The underwater world of the Safari Park’s platypus pair is as close as your online smartphone or computer. Relax by watching Birra and Eve—the only platypuses living outside Australia—as they swim and frolic in their world-class habitat’s three pools, naturalistic riverbanks, extensive tunnels and nesting areas.

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SeaWorld Spooktacular

Oct 2 - Nov 1, 2020

Guests looking for Halloween fun this year can head to SeaWorld’s Spooktacular—featuring physically distanced Halloween dance parties, ALL-NEW Cookie Decorating with Cookie Monster and Elmo, fall flavor-inspired menu items and yes, CANDY! Spooktacular kicks off October 2 and continues Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through November 1. In addition to enhancing the park’s already strict health and safety measures, capacity will be significantly limited to create even more open space for guests to enjoy 40 acres of the park’s expansive property.

Tickets for Spooktacular are on sale now with the ultimate treat: SeaWorld is offering one child, aged 3 to 9, FREE admission with one full-paid adult admission through November 1st! Hurry, space is limited.

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FREE ENTRANCE - Cabrillo National Monument

Nov 11, 2020

November: Veteran's Day - Fee Free Day in honor of Veteran's Day.

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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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Wildlife Safari

Jul 23, 2020 - ongoing
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Platypus Cam

May 18 - ongoing
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SeaWorld Spooktacular

Oct 2 - Nov 1, 2020
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FREE ENTRANCE - Cabrillo National Monument

Nov 11, 2020
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Pacific Terrace Hotel
Valid: Jul 1 - ongoing

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Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina
Valid: May 22, 2020 - ongoing

Treat yourself to the breakfast aromas and morning views that make our signature Bed & Breakfast package the perfect way to start your morning! For only $5 more per adult, enjoy daily breakfast...

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Buy One, Get One 50% Off At The Dana This Summer!

The Dana on Mission Bay
Valid: Jul 1 - ongoing

Plan ahead to brighter days, with special savings at The Dana on Mission Bay. Buy one night, get the second night at 50% off on future travel dates through December 2020. Enjoy stunning room...

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