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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Join us on Dec. 1 and 2 for the City of San Diego's largest free holiday festival in beautiful Balboa Park. The family friendly event brings San Diegans together to enjoy the lights, the sounds, the attractions and of course, the amazing food.
Winter Wonder Beachside at Belmont Park
Nov 11 - Dec 31, 2023
Join us in embracing the magic of the season at Belmont Park's Winter Wonder—your ultimate beachside holiday experience. From classic rides and attractions, festive activities, family - friendly entertainment to holiday treats and cozy drinks - we guarantee there’s something for everyone.
Farmers Insurance Open
Jan 24 - Jan 27, 2024
The PGA TOUR’s Farmers Insurance Open is played annually at the Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, home of the 2008 & 2021 U.S. Open. Mark your calendars now, because one of San Diego’s biggest events of the year returns January 24-27, 2024 at the iconic Torrey Pines Golf Course. We are excited to welcome fans back to the course for this year's tournament to experience San Diego's premiere social & golf event. Don't miss out on the breathtaking views, world-class golf, and an unrivaled experience at Torrey Pines.
Californian Tall Ship Adventure.
Jan 9 - ongoing
The Maritime Museum of San Diego invites you to join us for Tall Ship adventure sailing! This is a four-hour adventure history sail aboard the schooner Californian. The Californian is a replica of a gold rush era revenue cutter and the Official Tall Ship of the State of California.
Arrive early to take in your general admission visit to the entire fleet and exhibits, then set sail!
Join the crew in sailing a traditionally rigged tall ship! Passengers will be invited to haul a line, man the helm and watch the crew as they scamper up and down the rigging to set and furl the sails. Listen as the Californian’s crew relates the history of sailing and exploration in San Diego, tales of whaling and sea otter trade, local sea battles, the art of ship’s gunnery, life at sea and more.
Visit San Diego’s top attractions and save up to 43% on combined admission. See your choice of SeaWorld® San Diego, LEGOLAND® California, or both. Plus, get admission to 3 of the following attractions: San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, USS Midway Museum, City Cruises and Old Town Trolley Tours.
Discover 55+ top San Diego attractions and save up to 50% with Go City. Choose a 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 7-day All Inclusive Pass and meet the animals at San Diego Zoo, spend the day at SeaWorld®, explore the impressive USS Midway, cruise the bay with Speedboat Adventures, and more!
Visit GoCity.com to choose the pass that's perfect for you.
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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.
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San Diego Water Parks
Discover more ways to play in the water
Discover San Diego’s awesome water parks, providing family-friendly alternatives to a beach day plus hours of fun in the sun.
San Diego's Water Wonderland
A water-lover's paradise
If it's the water that you love, nowhere in Southern California gives you more choices to get out on the water and play than Mission Bay and the surrounding beaches. From sailing and fishing to surfing and tide pooling, you'll find it all here.
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Live Web Cams Sending San Diego Warmth
Whether you’re looking for a virtual beach escape or just want to say “awww!” as adorable animals play, these San Diego live web cams are sure to delight no matter where you’re watching.
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