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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Explore San Diego’s most classic landmarks on a fun, fast, boat cruise around the San Diego Bay!
Explore the San Diego Bay on a fun, fast, military inflatable boat.
Meet local wildlife including SeaLions, Harbor Seals, and tons of Pelagic Birds.
Take photos with the most iconic landmarks in San Diego including the Coronado Bridge and the Unconditional Surrender Statue.
Watch the sunset over the ocean, and enjoy breathtaking views of the San Diego skyline as it reflects the colors of the sky.
See the Naval base and tour the fleet of active military vessels in the largest NAVY port on the west coast.
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.
$24 Swift Boat Naval History Bay Tour w/ Admission
Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2023
Are you in town for the weekend? Or are you a local San Diegan and want to get out on the Bay to learn about Naval History?
Be a part of history and ride the only active passenger carrying Swift Boat in the country. Feel the power of the twin 12 cylinder 2-stroke Detroit Diesel engines as you take a behind the scenes 75-minute narrated tour of San Diego’s military history.
Tour route heads under Coronado Bay Bridge, Naval Base San Diego, and then Naval Amphibious Base. It then heads back by the aircraft carrier basin and Naval Air Station North Island before returning to the Museum, plus a high speed run to feel the unique power of the Swift Boat.
This is a narrated tour describing PCF 816’s role in the U.S., Malta, Viet Nam, Swift Boat sailors, and the above establishments on the Bay.
San Salvador Sailing Adventure Package
Feb 27 - ongoing
The Maritime Museum of San Diego is the only attraction to offer this popular day sail adventure experience aboard San Salvador, a replica of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo’s ship that arrived at the port we now call San Diego on September 28, 1542. These 4-hour Sailing Adventures are for people who love history and sailing. Few 21st Century people have sailed aboard a 16th Century galleon. You can become one of them. No sailing experience is required. An invaluable addition to your experience is the onboard historian who will explain how the San Salvador was sailed, navigated and defended.
In addition to learning about the exploration of the West Coast, guests can assist the sail crew, enhancing their back-in-time experience.
Your tickets include general admission to visit the Museum fleet of ships and exhibits before your sail!
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.
Save Big with San Diego Passes to Local Attractions
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.
7 Reasons to Bring the Family
There's fun for everyone
San Diego is the perfect destination for families looking to spend quality time at the beach, at a world-class attraction or up close and personal with wildlife!
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.
Must-See California Theme Parks & Attractions
Not to be missed!
San Diego is packed with great things to see and do, including these top theme parks and attractions.
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