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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Maritime Museum Of San Diego Ghost Ship Experience Fun For The Family Halloween Weekend! Friday through Sunday, October 29-31st.
Join us for this fun, unusual, educational, challenging, somewhat spooky, and engaging activity for young visitors 12 and under to solve this lengendary unsolved maritime mystery of the sea.
Enter the Maritime Museum of San Diego and make your way to the official tall ship of the state, the schooner Californian. Learn from one of the Museum’s resident storytellers, and uncover clues before making your contest entry at the Museum Gift Shop located on the National and State historic landmark vessel, the steam ferry Berkeley.
The winner will receive a Maritime Museum of San Diego Tall Ship Adventure 4-hour Sail experience for four, valued at $400.00.
Explore the San Diego Bay!
Oct 4, 2021 - ongoing
Set out on the water as your own captain on a high-adrenaline boat ride in San Diego! Zip along the coastline and take in the stunning views of area attractions like the Maritime Museum, Seaport Village, and of course, the iconic downtown skyline. No other boat rental in San Diego packs this much excitement and sightseeing into one fun-filled day. Embark on the Adventure Tour or become a real VIP as you fly over the water in a speed boat before exploring the streets on an electric scooter. No matter how you choose to experience the city, our San Diego boat tours offer premier sightseeing with a twist.
Boarded! A New Pirate Adventure
Nov 27, 2021
Popular Pirate Performance BOARDED! A New Pirate Adventure Returns To Maritime Museum of San Diego for the holidays!
Guests will set out to San Diego Bay aboard the galleon replica San Salvador for unforgettable pirate theatrics.
The perfect treat for out-of-town visitors and relatives visiting for the season.
This hilarious interactive 90-minute show puts visitors right in the middle of the pirate action. Participants will be sworn in as part of the ship crew, trained how to navigate, sword fight, bail water from a sinking ship, escape from the King’s Jail, swab the deck and other pirate skills.
Choose from two show times, ship boarding times are 10:30am or 12:45pm (please check-in 15~30 minutes before) Sails are not set for BOARDED
Sep 29 - Oct 31, 2021
Don't miss Howl-O-Scream, San Diego's newest and biggest nighttime Halloween event featuring multiple haunted houses, roller coasters in the dark, themed cocktail bars and more.
Evade angry haunts as they rampage through scare zones. Seek shelter indoors, only to find you've entered a house of horrors. Quench your thirst for fear with fiendishly delicious cocktails, beer, and spirits. Feel the monstrous electricity of a live show. Dance the night away at steam-punk themed dance club, The Underground. And deepen the thrills with a nighttime coaster ride. Above all, try to resist the eyes of evil that threaten to follow you everywhere. Experience the thrill of Howl-O-Scream, select nights NOW through October 31.
Balboa Park is America’s largest urban cultural park. Experience all it has to offer with a Balboa Park Explorer Pass! You will have access to more than a dozen venues including museums, gardens and more, with big savings over buying admission to individual venues. Add the San Diego Zoo to a Multi-day Pass for the ultimate Balboa Park experience!
Discover 55+ top San Diego attractions and save up to 45% 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.
As the public outreach center for the renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Birch Aquarium brings guests into the exciting world of cutting-edge research. Explore interactive exhibits and come...
San Diego is packed with great things to see and do including these top theme parks and attractions.
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.
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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