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San Diego

Family Vacations

Just a Hop, Skip and a Smile Away

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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, world-class attractions like 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, puzzles and games for younger kids to X-Box 360®, air hockey and sports lessons for teenagers (some even complimentary), the entire family can be entertained from sun up to sun down.

Save Big and Play Big with Kids Free San Diego

This October, San Diego is a Kid’s Paradise

Kids Free San Diego is calling you back this October, where kids eat, stay, and play for free. With more than 100 deals on activities, attractions, meals and more, unforgettable family memories are waiting to be made in San Diego. Plan your trip today!


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Explore These Awesome Museums

Where learning is more like recess

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Save with Discount Passes to local Attractions

CityPASS and the Go San Diego Card provide multi-day passes for big savings on top attractions.  

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The best beaches, according to kids

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

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8 Kid-Approved Parks

Some of the best places to play in San Diego

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Mission Federal ArtWalk

Oct 2 - Oct 3, 2021

Mission Fed ArtWalk is returning to the streets of Little Italy with an in-person event on Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3.

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2021 Breeders' Cup World Championships

Nov 5 - Nov 6, 2021

Following its overwhelmingly successful San Diego-area debut in 2017, the Breeders’ Cup World Championships return to Del Mar, one of the world’s most iconic racing venues - Where the Turf Meets the Surf! The 2021 Breeders’ Cup will combine the two greatest days of international horse racing with a fun-filled experience of spectacular beaches and world class entertainment and attractions.

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Fleet Week San Diego 2021

Nov 4 - Nov 11, 2021

Welcome to Fleet Week San Diego 2021, November 4th – 11th at the Broadway Pier and Port Pavilion, San Diego.  Experience one of San Diego’s largest Military events featuring Military Displays, High Tech equipment in the Innovation Zone, Active Navy & Coast Guard Ship Tours, Live Music, Food, and Fun for the whole family!

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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

Nov 7 - Nov 14, 2021

Welcome to the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival, where sailboats and sandy beaches serve as the backdrop to one of the country’s most talked about weeks in food. Featuring dozens of events, hundreds of domestic and international wineries, the celebration of craft beer and spirits, local culinary legends and nationally recognized celebrities, and a Grand Tasting Finale on the stunning Embarcadero.

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Explore These Awesome Museums

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Save with Discount Passes to local Attractions

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The best beaches, according to kids

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8 Kid-Approved Parks

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Mission Federal ArtWalk

Oct 2 - Oct 3, 2021
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2021 Breeders' Cup World Championships

Nov 5 - Nov 6, 2021
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Fleet Week San Diego 2021

Nov 4 - Nov 11, 2021
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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

Nov 7 - Nov 14, 2021
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Awesome Adventures

You're invited to embark on an epic quest to discover new places to play in Kid Kingdom. 

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Boating & Sailing

Kids Ride Free at San Diego Speed Boat Adventures

San Diego Speed Boat Adventures, Inc
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2021

Depart from Harbor Island, located in between Shelter Island and Downtown San Diego. Embark on a 13-mile San Diego boat tour for an unforgettable sightseeing journey with the best views on the...

Boating & Sailing

$20 Blue Whale Watching Cruise - Summer 2021

Newport Landing Whale Watching
Valid: May 4 - ongoing

Save 40% off the regular price and view giant blue whales, finback whales, humpback whales and more during a Blue Whale Watching Summer Cruise. Departing from beautiful Newport Beach, located between...

Biking

50% OFF Any Tour or Rental Weekdays

Bike & Kayak Tours Inc Coronado
Valid: Apr 1 - ongoing

Save 50% on any bike, kayak or SUP rental or tour in Coronado weekdays and 20% on weekends.  Valid before 10am and after 4pm only.

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