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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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Día de los Muertos

Nov 1 - Nov 3, 2019

Join us for a happy celebration full of mariachi music, dancing, and festive entertainment at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, November 1 through 3. Shopping, face painting, and, of course, plenty of amazing animals add to this family fun-filled event. Children 11 years old and younger are free when accompanied by an adult.

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Balboa Park Halloween Family Day

Oct 26, 2019

The region’s largest free Halloween carnival celebrates its 11th year of providing families a fun, safe, and culturally inspired kickoff to their Halloween activities. The Balboa Park Halloween Family Day on October 26, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., features dozens of free craft projects for kids, Day of the Dead-themed displays and activities, costume contests and parades, carnival games with prizes, live entertainment, and food trucks. Participating museums also offer free admission to children 12 and under with paying adult.

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What's Out There Weekend

Oct 26 - Oct 27, 2019

San Diego's landscape legacy includes myriad parks and plazas, cultural institutions, historic sites and neighborhoods, and the world-renowned Balboa Park. Join TCLF for a weekend of free, expert-led tours that will reveal the history and cultural heritage behind what has been dubbed "America's Finest City."

An online city guide highlighting San Diego's significant cultural landscapes and their designers is also forthcoming.

 

Meeting locations will be sent out prior to the tours. Space is limited.

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Tim Flannery & Friends Perform at MMSD

Dec 14, 2019

Maritime Museum of San Diego announces the return of Tim Flannery and Friends performing a colorful blend of folk, country, traditional music and storytelling Saturday, December 14, 2019.

“Flan” has spent more than thirty years in the Major Leagues as a baseball analyst for the MLB Network and currently as a broadcaster for NBC Bay Area Sports. He has consistently toured and played shows in support of his original music. The music now also serves another purpose: every cent from CD sales, merchandise, and ticket sales benefits his non-profit, the Love Harder Project, for anti-bullying and anti-violence programs across the country.

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Balboa Park, The Cultural Heart of San Diego

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SeaWorld San Diego

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Día de los Muertos

Nov 1 - Nov 3, 2019
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Balboa Park Halloween Family Day

Oct 26, 2019
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What's Out There Weekend

Oct 26 - Oct 27, 2019
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Tim Flannery & Friends Perform at MMSD

Dec 14, 2019
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Pacific Terrace Kids Club Package

Pacific Terrace Hotel
Valid: Jun 18, 2019 - ongoing

Treat your little ones to the ultimate adventure, with sandcastles and surf during the day, and in-room camping by night. Enjoy use of a children's tee-pee during your stay, along with milk and...

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3rd Night Free Golf

Fairmont Grand Del Mar
Valid: Jan 18 - ongoing

Experience a San Diego golf vacation with four rounds of play and a complimentary third night at the luxury Fairmont Grand Del Mar resort. Off the course, golfers can enjoy an array of grand moments:...

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Omni San Diego Hotel
Valid: May 8 - ongoing

We have a "suite" offer for you! Stay in one of our luxurious suites for three nights and pay just $20.19 for the third night of your stay. 

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