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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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Bike the Bay

Aug 27, 2017

Experience Bike the Bay, a scenic bayside ride, and also enjoy a rare opportunity to ride over the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge.

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US Sand Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition

Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017

US Sand Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition is an extravaganza for the whole family with Master Sand Sculptors, entertainment, food and more.

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KAABOO Del Mar Festival

Sep 15 - Sep 17, 2017

KAABOO® is three days of fun, packed full with memories and it has all of the makings of a comfortable event. We have plenty of shade and seating, all restrooms are clean with flushable toilets (no porta-potties), and there is no dirt, dust or mud to fight through just to have a good time.

Enjoy the world-class music, hilarious comedy, incredible cuisine, craft libations, inspiring contemporary art, and personal indulgences. Get ready for this journey of discovery!

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San Diego Bayfair

Sep 15 - Sep 17, 2017

San Diego Bayfair's World Series of Powerboat Racing - a family festival tradition for more than 40 years speeds to the finish line.

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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

Discover

Save with Discount Passes to local Attractions

Discover

The best beaches, according to kids

Discover

8 Kid King-Approved Parks

Discover

What's On

View All

Bike the Bay

Aug 27, 2017
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US Sand Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition

Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
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KAABOO Del Mar Festival

Sep 15 - Sep 17, 2017
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San Diego Bayfair

Sep 15 - Sep 17, 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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20% Off Any Bike, Kayak or SUP Rental or Tour in Coronado

Bike & Kayak Tours, Inc - Coronado
Valid: Feb 1 - ongoing

Save 20% on any bike, kayak or SUP rental or tour at San Diego Bike & Kayak in Coronado.

Biking

$10 Off any Bike or Kayak Tour

Bike & Kayak Tours, Inc. - La Jolla
Valid: Jul 28 - ongoing

$10 off any bike or kayak tours with San Diego Bike & Kayak Tours in La Jolla.

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Save 10% on a Sunset Cocktail Cruise

Flagship Cruises & Events
Valid: Apr 17 - ongoing

Join us for this scenic two-hour journey Friday and Saturday evenings. With beverage in hand, watch as the sun melts into the horizon and the skyline erupts in a breathtaking display of color. Cruise...

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