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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.

Awesome Adventures

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

Explore the 13 Realms of Kid Kingdom

San Diego is Kid Kingdom, where kids rule, adventures abound and recess never ends. There are 13 Realms in Kid Kingdom, each with its own epic quests. Discover the top family experiences in each of the 13 Realms. Click to learn more about each.

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100+ Partner Deals All October

San Diego extends an invitation to all little explorers to enjoy Kids Free San Diego this October. During the month-long celebration your little ones will be treated like royalty with free admission to attractions, meals on the house and tons of other great perks throughout the city. With over 100 offers and warm fall weather without summer crowds, big fun is in store for kids with savings that parents will love. Explore below and plan your perfect quest to the Kid Kingdom of San Diego this October.

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25 Fun & Free Things to Do

Having fun in San Diego doesn't require a lot of money; in fact, many things to see and do are absolutely free. With 70 miles of beautiful beaches, near-perfect weather year-round, and a variety of magnificent settings countywide, San Diego offers a fun and inexpensive getaway, for kids and adults, any time of year.

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Travel Planning Made Easy

Get the most out of your time in California’s Beach City with these convenient single and multi-day itineraries that make planning your trip to San Diego easy.

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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 King-Approved Parks

Some of the best places to play in San Diego

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Extreme Sailing Series

Oct 19 - Oct 22, 2017

Escape to San Diego to be part of the ultimate Stadium Racing championship, the Extreme Sailing Series™.

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2017 Breeders' Cup World Championships

Nov 3 - Nov 4, 2017

The Breeders' Cup® makes its debut at another iconic racing venue for the first time: Del Mar, where the turf meets the surf Southern California style. With San Diego’s vibrant nightlife, beautiful beaches and sunny days creating a perfect trifecta.

 

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Balboa Park December Nights

Dec 1 - Dec 2, 2017

Balboa Park December Nights brings families and friends together to spread holiday joy and kick-off the "most wonderful time of the year" with lights and more!

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San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

Dec 28, 2017

Don't miss America's Finest Bowl Experience! This signature San Diego event annually showcases a thrilling game between some of college football's most competitive conferences, the Big Ten and the Pac-12. Last year Minnesota topped Washington State 17-12. Don't miss the pageantry, excitement and football thrills this year!

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Kids Free

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100+ Partner Deals All October

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25 Fun & Free Things to Do

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Travel Planning Made Easy

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What's Hot

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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 King-Approved Parks

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What's On

View All

Extreme Sailing Series

Oct 19 - Oct 22, 2017
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2017 Breeders' Cup World Championships

Nov 3 - Nov 4, 2017
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Balboa Park December Nights

Dec 1 - Dec 2, 2017
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San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

Dec 28, 2017
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Let The Fun Commence

From world-class attractions to beautiful beaches, awesomeness is everywhere. Explore San Diego's Kid Kingdom where kids are treated like royalty. 

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History & Heritage

Kids Go Free to the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum and Foundation
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017

Children 12 and under receive free entry to the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum with the full price paid admission of at least one accompanying adult. Valid for 2 children per paid adult. Does not...

Biking

Kids Fly Free at San Diego Fly Rides

San Diego Fly Rides
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017

Applies to full day rentals and guided tours. Minimum of 2 paid adults per rental or tour. Minimum of 2 paid adults per rental or tour. Up to 4 kids ride free per rental or tour. We have small...

Activity

Kids FREE Single-Day Admission

SeaWorld San Diego
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017

o During the entire month of October kids (ages 3-9) get in FREE to SeaWorld o It’s a 1-to-1 ratio, one free child single-day admission per full-paid adult single-day admission o Kids FREE...

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