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Attractions

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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Harvest Walk

Oct 24 - Nov 14, 2020

Join us as Belmont Park transforms into a vibrant taste of fall with an Open-Air Market, featuring Local Food Vendors, Artisans and a Craft Beer Garden. Not to mention, all-new Go Kart Track, Classic Movie Cars on display, Free Trick-or-Treating, Street Magic, and many more fun ways to experience fall for the whole family! One of California’s BIGGEST Pumpkins for all to see – guess the weight and win the prize! Or visit with adoptable dogs from San Diego Humane Society and partners.

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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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Penguin Cam

May 18 - ongoing

There’s always something exciting going on in the big Dan and Vi McKinney Penguin Habitat in Africa Rocks, home to a large colony of African penguins. The spacious Penguin Beach features a cobblestone beach, a gigantic 200,000-gallon saltwater pool, nesting areas, and rockwork that mimics the granite boulders found at Boulders Beach in South Africa. 

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Polar Bear Cam

Jul 29, 2020 - ongoing

Being at home doesn’t have to be a “bear” when you can catch all the action on the San Diego Zoo’s Polar Cam, and other live wildlife cams featuring animals at the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park. From their habitat to yours, these livestreaming video cams provide “being there” views of wildlife as they explore, eat, swing, roll, pounce, scratch, and play through their 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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Harvest Walk

Oct 24 - Nov 14, 2020
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Wildlife Safari

Jul 23, 2020 - ongoing
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Penguin Cam

May 18 - ongoing
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Polar Bear Cam

Jul 29, 2020 - ongoing
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Hotel Deals for AAA/CAA Members

Hotel Indigo - San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
Valid: Jun 1, 2020 - ongoing

IHG® has over 5,500 hotels worldwide, and is pleased to welcome AAA/CAA members with hotel deals and discounts (at participating hotels). In addition to hotel discounts, IHG® Rewards Club...

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Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa
Valid: Nov 12, 2019 - ongoing

The ultimate, soothing escape can be yours at Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa. Plan your spa getaway before December 31, 2020, and get ready to relax. -Indulge with one complimentary...

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Get to know San Diego discount

International Travelers House
Valid: Jun 19, 2020 - ongoing

Stay at least 2 nights and enjoy a 15% discount on your reservation when you book direct at www.ithhostels.com

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