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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 a multi-attraction Southern California CityPass or a 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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Lunar New Year at SeaWorld

Feb 2 - Feb 18, 2019

Come celebrate SeaWorld San Diego's family-friendly Lunar New Year event, where you'll enjoy a riveting Chinese acrobat show, be awed by lion dancers, and be enveloped in wonderful sights, sounds, tastes and aromas characteristic of Asia. 

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SeaWorld's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival

Mar 9 - Apr 28, 2019

Foodies and craft beer aficionados will love SeaWorld's Seven Seas Food Festival, featuring craft beer from favorite local breweries, plus fresh international cuisine infused with local, sustainable ingredients and unique signature flavors from around the world.

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Historic Harbor Bay Cruise only $10!

Jan 7 - ongoing

The Museum offers a 45 minute historic bay tour most weekdays for only $10 with purchase of general admission tickets to the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

This is a perfect compliment to your visit to the Museum. A short bay cruise highlighting the region's history while you take in the waterfront views and gentle breezes.

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Naval Art & Plein Air Painting Exhibits

Feb 23 - ongoing

Maritime Museum of San Diego is proud to announce the opening of two new exhibits for maritime and art enthusiasts Saturday, February 23 – September 30, 2019. The new exhibitions are included with general admission ticket purchase and located aboard the 1898 steam ferryboat Berkeley Gould Eddy and Compass galleries.Arthur Beaumont’s “Art of the Sea” curated by The Irvine Museum Collection at the University of California, Irvine will be open in the Gould Eddy gallery, located on the lower deck of the Berkeley. Beaumont’s body of work encompasses numerous portraits of specific naval vessels. Open concurrently with the Beaumont art exhibit, the Museum is proud to introduce “At Shore & Sea” on display in the Compass Gallery located on the main level of the Berkeley featuring PAPASAN artist works.

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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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Lunar New Year at SeaWorld

Feb 2 - Feb 18, 2019
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SeaWorld's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival

Mar 9 - Apr 28, 2019
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Historic Harbor Bay Cruise only $10!

Jan 7 - ongoing
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Naval Art & Plein Air Painting Exhibits

Feb 23 - ongoing
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Stay Another Night!

Paradise Point
Valid: Jan 1 - ongoing

Visit Paradise Point on the shores of Mission Bay. Now, the longer you stay, the more you save! - Stay 4 nights and save 20% - Stay 5 nights and save 30%

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Cruise Park & Go Package

Ramada San Diego Airport
Valid: Sep 12, 2018 - ongoing

Extend your cruise and spend a day in San Diego.  Book our Park, Stay & Go package and receive 15% off overnight accommodations and parking just 4 miles from the San Diego Cruise Ship...

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Winter Savings Special

Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego
Valid: Jan 18 - Feb 28, 2019

$99.00 rate Now through- February 28th, 2019! Block out dates apply.

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