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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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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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Cabrillo Under the Stars

May 16, 2020

Cabrillo National Monument Foundation will celebrate our 6th Annual “Cabrillo Under the Stars”, our most “fun” raising and largest “fund” raising event. It is a well-attended, fun-filled evening with local fare from popular restaurants and craft beer/wines provided by local brewers/vintners. Of course, the ability to enjoy the Park “after hours” with its spectacular sunsets and night-time views of the lights of San Diego and the Bay is a rare treat for anyone. The event comes to life with live music, silent auction, wine and gift card grabs, and opportunity to “Sponsor-a-Kid”. All this fun benefits the special education programs at San Diego’s only National Park, Cabrillo National Monument. Hope to see you there!

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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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ANIMALS IN ACTION EXPERIENCE

Feb 25, 2019 - ongoing
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Cabrillo Under the Stars

May 16, 2020
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Ramada Gaslamp / Convention Center
Valid: Jul 2, 2019 - ongoing

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Pacific Terrace Hotel
Valid: Dec 30, 2019 - ongoing

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Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa
Valid: Nov 13, 2019 - ongoing

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