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Don't Miss San Diego


From exotic animals to thrilling rides, you'll find it in San Diego.

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. 

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The only hard part is choosing what to do first.

There’s a San Diego attraction for every style of adventurer.   Plus, you can save time and money with a multi-attraction Southern California CityPass or a Go San Diego card. For in-person information, stop by San Diego's Visitor Information Centers, located on the San Diego Big Bay Embarcadero at Harbor Drive.  You can also advance purchase attractions tickets right here on this site, just click to buy tickets from the list below.  

Discount Attraction Packages

Purchase a Southern California CityPASS or Go San Diego Card for big savings on local attractions.

San Diego Attractions

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Save with Discount Passes to Local Attractions

CityPASS and GoCard offer discounts on multi-day packages for big savings. 


San Diego Water Parks

San Diego is a water-loving town and in addition to 70 miles of beautiful coastline, the destination has built a handful of awesome water parks, providing fun alternatives to a beach day.


SeaWorld San Diego

Feed and interact with white beluga whales at SeaWorld San Diego. 


Legoland California


Fall in San Diego


Holidays at LEGOLAND

Nov 25, 2016 - Jan 1, 2017

Experience the magic of the Holidays at LEGOLAND with music, twinkling lights, and nightly snow fall in Heartlake City. Enjoy live entertainment with LEGO Friends Live and a life-sized LEGO Brick Santa and Reindeer make the perfect family photo.


Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo

Dec 9, 2016 - Jan 2, 2017

During Jungle Bells, the San Diego Zoo is transformed into a magical winter wonderland. Guests enjoy lighted animal sculptures, live animal presentations, festive music, holiday treats, storytelling, and, of course, Santa Claus.


Kids Free in Oct at San Diego Zoo

Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016

Throughout October, kids receive free admission to the San Diego Zoo! Join us, and let your wild ones meet ours.


Kids Free in Oct at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016

Throughout October, kids receive free admission to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park! Join us, and let your wild ones meet ours.


LEGOLAND California Tours

Jun 16 - ongoing

Enjoy a day at Legoland with Five Star Tours!


Boomont Park Fall Festival and Haunt

Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016

Celebrate Halloween all month long at Belmont Park's Boomont Park Fall Festival and Haunt with a pumpkin patch, trick-or-treating and a spooky roller-coaster.


Deals just for you


Save $136 or more at 4 Famous Theme Parks

Southern California CityPASS
Valid: Jan 1 - ongoing

Save $136 or more with Southern California CityPASS - an admission card that gives you 1-day admission to SeaWorld San Diego and LEGOLAND California, PLUS a 3-day Park Hopper® ticket to Disneyland® Park and Disney California Adventure® Park.


Kids Go Free to the San Diego Zoo

San Diego Zoo
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016

Maximum 10 children free per each supervised ticketed adult at the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park Valid for children 11 and under. Coupon not required for free kids entry.


Kids Go Free to the USS Midway Museum

USS Midway Museum
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016

Children age 6-12 receive free entry with a paid admission of at least one accompanying adult at the USS Midway Museum for 2 free children per paid adult.

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Save on Tickets to San Diego's Biggest Attractions!

San Diego is the ultimate family playground. Explore must-see attractions like SeaWorld, The World-Famous San Diego Zoo, LEGOLAND California and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.


San Diego's Water Wonderland

Mission Bay and the surrounding beaches is truly a water-lovers paradise.

If it's the water that you love there's no where in Southern California that gives you more choices to get out on the water and play.  From sailing and fishing, to surfing and tide pooling, you'll find it all here.  


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Visitor planning guide

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