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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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.
Mar 23 - May 12, 2019
Thousands of beautiful butterflies flit, float, and flutter around you in this much anticipated annual celebration at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park presented by Wheelhouse Credit Union, March 23 through May 12. Guests can walk through the Butterfly Jungle, a greenhouse filled with butterflies of all colors and sizes. There’s a special thrill in being surrounded by these fluttering beauties—and guests wearing bright colors may find the winged wonders perching on them! Enjoy taking amazing photos and “putting a face to a name” using the butterfly identification guides provided.
SEA the Change
Mar 23 - ongoing
Come imagine a better world with both humans and wildlife positively impacting one another. Drawing from artistic elements, SEA the Change seeks to inspire new ideas for making a difference in your own community. You will discover the issues our local wildlife face daily by stepping into their shoes while enjoying exciting interactive exhibits, nature-influenced art, and new animal ambassadors that connect and inspire the love of nature in each one of us.
Easter Bash at Belmont Park
Apr 21, 2019
Belmont Park presents the 7th annual Easter Bash kicking off from 8am-5pm on Sun, April 21. The all-day event will be jam-packed from park to boardwalk with egg hunts, free activities for children, a FREE Easter Bunny photo op, live music, entertainment and FREE parking; PLUS, brunch on the boardwalk will be offered at the beachfront restaurants.
This year enjoy multiple egg hunts on the beach (tickets required) and in the park (free for kids while supplies last). Eggs will include prizes ranging from candy, free rides and food to “Golden Eggs” filled with big prize packs for dining, ride passes and more. The egg hunt on the beach, tickets are available for ages up to 12 years old go on sale in March at www.belmontpark.com. Participants must be registered online prior to the beach hunt.
The Balboa Park Explorer Passes are San Diego's best cultural value. The one-day pass offers admission to 5 museums, while the multi-day (seven consecutive days) offers admission to all 17 museums, with savings of more than 50%. The Multi-Day Explorer/Zoo Combo includes the Balboa Park Multi-Day Explorer Pass plus a one-day admission ticket to the San Diego Zoo, all for one low price.
The Go San Diego Card all-inclusive pass allows you to visit as many attractions as you’d like for one low price. The more you do the more you save…up to 55% vs. paying at the gate. Choose as you go from over 40 top attractions including the San Diego Zoo, Safari Park, LEGOLAND, SeaWorld and more.
Or if you already know which attractions you plan to visit you can "Build Your Own" Go San Diego Pass. Purchase any 2 or more attractions and save 20%.
San Diego is packed with great things to see and do including these top theme parks and attractions.
Day Trip to Disneyland - Hooray!
Tips for a day trip to the Magic Kingdom
Local San Diegans head to the Magic Kingdom for day trips all the time and so can you. Here are a few tricks to successfully navigate a successful day.
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Southern California’s Best Discounts
Whether you are a seasoned traveler or striking out to explore the San Diego area for the first time, discounts on attraction admissions, dining and shopping can help make the trip more enjoyable and the money last longer, especially if you are traveling as a family.
Awesome Attractions for the Whole Family
Adventures await for kids and adults alike
San Diego is well-known for its world-class attractions that are a haven for younger kids and teenagers, who may even be surprised by how much they can crank up the fun.
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