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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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Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular at SeaWorld

Jul 4, 2021

SeaWorld will celebrate Independence Day with a 15-minute display of fireworks set to a patriotic soundtrack.

More details to come.

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Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo

Jun 11 - Sep 6, 2021

Stay after dark and help us celebrate summer during Nighttime Zoo. Come "rock and roar" every day this summer with live music and other amazing entertainment experiences. There's so much to do, see and hear at Nighttime Zoo - it's a good thing summer hours are longer!

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4th of July Nighttime Fireworks Cruise

Jul 4, 2021

Enjoy Fireworks from on the Bay! Fantastic views await as you look up to the sky,


These Bayfront cruises will be hosted on the Museum’s smaller historic engine powered vessels.

Boarding starts at the Maritime Museum of San Diego at 7:30pm

Guests return to the Maritime Museum of San Diego after the fireworks show is over (approx 9:45pm).

Please note: Food and beverages will not be available, however, you may bring your own. Alcohol not permitted.

Smaller vessels do not have restroom facilities.

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Music At The Maritime, Father's Day Concert Treat

Jun 20, 2021

Hausmann Quartet Returns to the Maritime Museum of San Diego for Father's Day!

This 30-minute concert is free with general admission and will be performed at the Maritime Museum of San Diego aboard one of the historic fleet vessels, the 1898 Victorian era steam ferry Berkeley, a National Historic Landmark docked in downtown San Diego next to Star of India.

Purchase general admission tickets and tour the Museum before this special concert, where you can gaze upon the magnificent San Diego Bay.

Musical selections include Caroline Shaw's Valencia and Jessie Montgomery's Strum..

 

 

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Balboa Park, The Cultural Heart of San Diego

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SeaWorld San Diego

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Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular at SeaWorld

Jul 4, 2021
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Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo

Jun 11 - Sep 6, 2021
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4th of July Nighttime Fireworks Cruise

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Music At The Maritime, Father's Day Concert Treat

Jun 20, 2021
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AARP/Senior Rate

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina
Valid: Jan 12, 2021 - ongoing

AARP Members or guests 55+ enjoy a discounted rate. Valid AARP Membership card or ID required. Your health and safety is our top priority, although we are open, we encourage you to read what we are...

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SeaWorld San Diego Experience

Comfort Inn & Suites Zoo SeaWorld Area
Valid: Jan 1 - ongoing

SeaWorld San Diego is keeping it exciting with all their new rides!  Experience SeaWorld with this fun-filled package. Includes 2 tickets to SeaWorld, a welcome gift and parking for 1 vehicle...

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Shelter Island Escape Package

Bay Club Hotel & Marina
Valid: Aug 6, 2020 - ongoing

Relax in a marina or bay view guestroom for the evening and wake to a hot breakfast served in the Quarterdeck Restaurant. Breakfast served from 7am -11am weekends and 6:30am-11:00am weekdays. Terms...

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