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Kids Free San Diego

This October, San Diego is a Kid’s Paradise

Photo By Alison Vagnini

Family Fun in the Sun

If you're happy and you know it, show it in San Diego this October when kids eat, stay, and play for free. With dozens of deals on hotels, activities, attractions, restaurants and more, it's the perfect time to create unforgettable family memories in San Diego. Plan your trip today!


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The best beaches, according to kids

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

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Kid-Friendly Bike Rides

Warm weather coupled with beautiful scenery makes San Diego the perfect place for family bike rides

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Best Kid-Approved Parks in San Diego

Some of the best places to play in San Diego

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25 Fun & Free Things to Do

San Diego offers a fun and inexpensive getaway, for kids and adults, any time of year

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SeaWorld San Diego

Come Face-to-Face with the Wonders of the Sea with the 8 can't-miss experiences

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Discover wide-open wonder with these 10 wild adventures

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LEGOLAND® California Resort

Let your imagination lead the way with these 8 awesome adventures

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Explore These Awesome Museums

Where learning is more like recess

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Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo

Jul 11 - Sep 5, 2022

Stay after dark and help us celebrate summer during Nighttime Zoo. Come "rock and roar" every day this summer with live music and other amazing entertainment experiences. There's so much to do, see and hear at Nighttime Zoo - it's a good thing summer hours are longer!

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Emperor

Jul 6 - Aug 31, 2022

Emperor, the tallest, fastest, and longest dive coaster in all of California, is NOW OPEN! Get ready to plunge 90 degrees and soar up to 60 miles per hour through exhilarating loops on this exciting Emperor penguin-inspired adventure, feeling your feet dangle above the track on the state’s only floorless dive coaster!

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$10 Historic Bay Cruise w/general admission!

Mar 17 - ongoing

Launched in 1914 to her removal from regular service in 1996, Pilot enjoyed an active career as San Diego’s chief pilot craft – assisting almost every one of the thousands of major commercial ships to enter or leave the bay during that time. Restored by the Maritime Museum of San Diego and relaunched in 2002, Pilot provides visitors with an educational tour of our Bay. The 45-minute Bay sightseeing tour takes guests out on the water in a large loop first heading toward North Island and the Aircraft Carriers, then stopping at buoy 22. Guests will then head just under Coronado Bridge and make a port (left) turn around one of the bridge pillars. The vessels then heads back towards the Maritime Museum along the downtown side of the waterfront.  Several attractions will be highlighted along the way as guests enjoy the fresh air and view.

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San Salvador Sailing Adventure Package

Feb 15 - ongoing

The Maritime Museum of San Diego is the only attraction to offer this popular day sail adventure experience aboard San Salvador, a replica of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo’s ship that arrived at the port we now call San Diego on September 28, 1542. These 4-hour Sailing Adventures are for people who love history and sailing. Few 21st Century people have sailed aboard a 16th Century galleon. You can become one of them. No sailing experience is required. An invaluable addition to your experience is the onboard historian who will explain how the San Salvador was sailed, navigated and defended. 

In addition to learning about the exploration of the West Coast, guests can assist the sail crew, enhancing their back-in-time experience.

Your tickets include general admission to visit the Museum fleet of ships and exhibits before your sail!

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The best beaches, according to kids

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SeaWorld San Diego

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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LEGOLAND® California Resort

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Explore These Awesome Museums

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Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo

Jul 11 - Sep 5, 2022
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Emperor

Jul 6 - Aug 31, 2022
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$10 Historic Bay Cruise w/general admission!

Mar 17 - ongoing
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San Salvador Sailing Adventure Package

Feb 15 - ongoing
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