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San Diego

Family Vacations

Just a Hop, Skip and a Smile Away

Rated One of the Top Family Destinations in America

Whether you love theme parks, state parks or water parks, building sandcastles or beach bonfires, exploring kid-friendly museums or hiking trails, families always have a blast in San Diego. In fact, San Diego is consistently ranked one of the top family destinations in America, and it's no wonder.  With 70 miles of beautiful beaches; such world-class attractions as the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, SeaWorld San Diego and LEGOLAND California; and budget-friendly hotels, dining and activities, there are plenty of family vacation options available.  Plus, many San Diego hotels and resorts offer special children's programs for kids of all ages. From crafts and puzzles for younger kids to video games, air hockey and sports lessons for teenagers (some even complimentary), the entire family can be entertained from sunup to sundown.

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7 Reasons to Bring the Family to San Diego

San Diego is the perfect place for families to spend quality time at the beach, at a world-class attraction or up-close and personal with wildlife!

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The best beaches, according to kids

San Diego's kid-sized, 70-mile sandbox

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9 Kid-Approved Parks

Some of the best places to play in San Diego

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Fort Rosecrans Memorial Day

May 27, 2024

The Fort Rosecrans Memorial Day celebration is one of San Diego's largest and most celebrated memorials dedicated to our fighting men and women. On this day we honor all of our fallen soldiers and remember them for their ultimate sacrifice to our country.

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San Diego French Film Festival

Jun 2 - Jun 5, 2024

San Diego Francophone Event of the Year

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San Diego County Fair

Jun 12 - Jul 7, 2024

With a nod to nostalgia and a focus on fun, the 2024 Fair will give our yesteryears another moment in the San Diego sun. Bop your way around the happy days of the ‘50s. Twist, shout, and shake it into the bewitching ‘60s. Move and groove through the disco nights of the ‘70s. Moonwalk it back to the gnarly age of big hair, shoulder pads, and parachute pants of the ‘80s. And enjoy the era of flannel and floppy drives of the ‘90s.

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Annual Over The Line Tournament

Jul 13 - Jul 21, 2024

The Old Mission Beach Athletic Club (OMBAC) is calling all players, beach-goers, and sports enthusiasts to the biggest summer event in San Diego!

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Fort Rosecrans Memorial Day

May 27, 2024
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San Diego French Film Festival

Jun 2 - Jun 5, 2024
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San Diego County Fair

Jun 12 - Jul 7, 2024
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Annual Over The Line Tournament

Jul 13 - Jul 21, 2024
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Tours & Sightseeing

Family Friendly- Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Amazing Scavenger Hunts by Urban Adventure Quest
Valid: Feb 2, 2024 - ongoing

Enjoy an Amazing Race type adventure with your family and Save 20% when you use Promo Code SDFUN. Only $39.20 for a Team of 2-5 people. Have fun and do something unique! Covid Friendly outdoor...

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Boatsetter Special Offer

Boatsetter
Valid: Apr 5, 2024 - ongoing

Use code: VIPFLL24 at checkout on Boatsetter.com or the app to redeem 10% off your next rental!

Galleries & Museums

Save up to $3 on admission to The Nat

San Diego Natural History Museum
Valid: Dec 4, 2023 - ongoing

Save $3 on Adult Admission and $2 off other admission categories at the San Diego Natural History Museum. Admission includes access to 3D films. 

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