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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's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival

Mar 7 - May 3, 2020

Foodies and craft beer aficionados will love SeaWorld's Seven Seas Craft Beer & 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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Butterfly Jungle

Mar 21 - May 10, 2020

Spring brings a magical experience to the Park, as more than 10,000 dazzling butterflies flit, float, and flutter around you in our Hidden Jungle habitat. There are stunning photos to snap (guests wearing bright colors may find a butterfly perching on them) and fun for everyone. This popular event is one you won’t want to miss!

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Military Working Dogs

Jul 19, 2019 - ongoing

See the Military Working Dog exhibit showcasing the history, training, equipment and missions of Marine Corps military working dogs.

The Marine Corps launched its military dog program during WWII. Marine Corps dogs have participated in every deployment and war since that time. Military working dogs conduct searches of vehicles, open areas, and buildings for the detection of explosives or illegal drugs as well as for lost or wanted persons.

In addition to the exhibit on dogs, visitors can see 31 historical aircraft up close as well as artifacts from the earliest days of aviation to the present. 

Admission and parking are free. 

 

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Sea World California Attraction Tours

Feb 7 - ongoing

Experience SeaWorld with its many attractions, shows and sea life exhibits with Five Star Tours.

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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's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival

Mar 7 - May 3, 2020
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Butterfly Jungle

Mar 21 - May 10, 2020
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Military Working Dogs

Jul 19, 2019 - ongoing
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Sea World California Attraction Tours

Feb 7 - ongoing
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Weekend like a local at the Westin San Diego

The Westin San Diego Downtown
Valid: Jan 31 - ongoing

Stay 2 nights and you’ll receive 2 drinks at the BAR (limit 2 drinks per confirmation number. Must be 21 years of age. Well Drinks only).

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Stay Cool in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter!

San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter
Valid: Mar 12 - ongoing

Stay Cool in the heart of the city, surrounded by restaurants, nightlife & shopping. We’re 90 steps from PETCO Park, home of the San Diego Padres. And don’t miss ALTITUDE Sky Lounge...

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Park & Stay

Loews Coronado Bay Resort
Valid: Feb 3 - ongoing

Whether you’re enjoying a staycation, taking a road trip or stopping through on business, there is no need to stress about where to park while you’re visiting Loews. With Loews Park &...

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