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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Oceans of flavor and fun are waiting at SeaWorld. From foodies to families, everyone will find tasty delights among more than 125 distinct (and mostly new this year!) offerings. It’s the most we’ve ever had, and it makes Seven Seas the biggest theme park food festival in San Diego.
Explore more than 25 unique recipes from around the world (plus a new vegan-only station) to pair with over 75 craft beers and over 25 cocktail and wine selections. Revitalize your taste buds as you share this welcoming, open-air experience select dates, March 5 – May 2. Add a taste of live acoustic guitar or jazz shows, and enjoy exciting sights and sounds at our new Polynesian dance presentations.
Make your plans today to embark on a special culinary voyage at SeaWorld San Diego, select dates in March and April!
Cabrillo for the Stars
May 22, 2021
Please join us on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 7 p.m. for Cabrillo for the Stars, a virtual event experience where comfy clothes are encouraged but your National Park spirit is required. Shining bright for your enjoyment, this 30-minute virtual event, will highligh the stars of Cabrillo – its places, people, and programs. Incredible visuals, impactful stories, and a silent auction will spark joyous memories and inspire generosity. So pour your favorite beverage and order delicious takeout from one of our partners and really take in the wonder of Cabrillo National Monument. Register at http://1cau.se/aSr or learn more at cnmf.org.
Mar 20 - May 9, 2021
Kick off the spring season by spending a safe time with family, creating new adventures, discovering amazing animals and gardens, experiencing special weekend entertainment, and creating memories that last forever!
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.
Balboa Park is America’s largest urban cultural park. Experience all it has to offer with a Balboa Park Explorer Pass! You will have access to more than a dozen venues including museums, gardens and more, with big savings over buying admission to individual venues. Add the San Diego Zoo to a Multi-day Pass for the ultimate Balboa Park experience!
The Go San Diego Explorer pass is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Save up to 60% on admission to 3, 4, 5 or 7 attractions of your choice. Choose from a list of over 50 top attractions and shows, including your choice of San Diego Zoo or San Diego Zoo Safari Park, San Diego Speed Boat Adventures, Go Car Tours, jet ski rentals, snorkeling, kayaking bike rentals, and more. Enjoy the flexibility to choose attractions as you go and take up to 60 days to use your pass.
San Diego is packed with great things to see and do including these top theme parks and attractions.
Sports & Recreation
Live Web Cams Sending San Diego Warmth
Whether you’re looking for a virtual beach escape or just want to say “awww!” as adorable animals play, these San Diego live web cams are sure to delight no matter where you’re watching.
8 Awesome Adventures at LEGOLAND® California Resort
Let Your Imagination Lead the Way
Think of LEGOLAND® California Resort as a “build your own adventure” kind of place. From the epic new The LEGO® Movie World™ expansion to classic rides, from giant water slides to itty-bitty miniature cities, you can’t go wrong. Don’t miss these eight awesome stops on your San Diego journey.
Day Trip to Disneyland - Hooray!
Tips for a day trip to the Magic Kingdom
Local San Diegans head to the Magic Kingdom for day trips all the time and so can you. Here are a few tricks to successfully navigate a successful day.
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