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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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SeaWorld Lunar New Year

Jan 11 - Feb 2, 2020

Celebrate as the sights, sounds and aromas of Asia come alive during this local San Diego festival that's fit for the whole family happening weekends January 11, 2020 - February 2, 2020 (to include Monday, January 20, 2020.)

You won't want to miss SeaWorld San Diego's one-of-a-kind Lunar New Year celebration, featuring an incredible Chinese acrobats show, local performers, and delicious culinary delights. Dig into the Asian-inspired offerings of Ramen, Lo Mein, Bao Buns, Dim Sum, rice dishes and more.

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Birch Aquarium’s Perspective Lecture:Squid Pro Quo

Feb 10, 2020

Jules Jaffe, Scripps Oceanographer


Exploring the undersea world has always presented challenges in terms of cost and accessibility. However, recent advances in ocean observing technology are allowing researchers to explore heretofore unexplored worlds at reasonable cost. Join oceanographer Jules Jaffe as he describes his career as an ocean explorer and technology innovator. Learn how new, cost effective instruments and platforms present unprecedented opportunities for students of all ages to engage in designing, building and experimenting with ocean observing technologies with examples from underwater robots and underwater microscopes.


Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Member/Public: Free/$8

Students/Teachers: $5

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LEGOLAND Water Park Season!

Mar 21 - ongoing

With slides to ride and rafts to build, the sun is always shining at the LEGOLAND and CHIMA Water Park!

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ANIMALS IN ACTION EXPERIENCE

Feb 25, 2019 - ongoing

See exotic cats climb and jump, feed flamingos, and much more! Bring your camera to this fun and interactive experience, as we bring the animals out to you for an up-close view. Our expert trainers will also take you behind the scenes to feed, touch, or help train some of our animal ambassadors. You will hear amazing stories about each animal you meet, and find out how the San Diego Zoo is helping to save species here and around the world. Some animals are unique to this experience and can only be viewed by attending Animals In Action!* Reserve your spot today!

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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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SeaWorld Lunar New Year

Jan 11 - Feb 2, 2020
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Birch Aquarium’s Perspective Lecture:Squid Pro Quo

Feb 10, 2020
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LEGOLAND Water Park Season!

Mar 21 - ongoing
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ANIMALS IN ACTION EXPERIENCE

Feb 25, 2019 - ongoing
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Ramada Gaslamp / Convention Center
Valid: Jul 2, 2019 - ongoing

Book a stay for at least 2 consecutive nights and receive a 10% discount off our best available rate!

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1906 Lodge at Coronado Beach
Valid: Feb 14 - Feb 16, 2020

Treat your special person to a truly unforgettable and romantic experience at 1906 Lodge. Book any room with our Valentine’s Day Package from February 14th to 16th and receive a bottle of...

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