Southern California Theme Parks

San Diego Attractions

San Diego Attractions

Bring the entire family to San Diego. With its sunshine and near-perfect climate, San Diego is a vacationer's paradise. Given the abundant San Diego attractions, beaches and boundless recreational activities, its no wonder the city is naturally a family vacation destination.

On any day in San Diego you may find yourself exploring the hidden treasures of the ocean's depths or the far reaches of outer space. The area draws visitors of all ages with attractions like Legoland, San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park and Sea World. Old Town San Diego, Gaslamp quarter and Balboa park are the quintenssential San Diego hotspots. From the finest shopping to museums, this area of San Diego is well-known for being a trendy locale. Pacific or Imperial beaches offer a great opportunity to get some exercise or just enjoy some time in the sun.

You will never run out of things to do in San Diego. Below is a list of attractions and activities to help you plan your next visit to beautiful San Diego.

 

 

 

Getting to San Diego Attractions

SeaWorld San Diego

SeaWorld San Diego

Get ready for a day of adventure at SeaWorld San Diego ocean theme park. Get up close to Polar Bears, Beluga Whales and Walruses. Discover the gentleness of the Manatees, the playfulness of the Penguins and the antics of the Californian Sea Lions.

Aquatica San Diego

Aquatica San Diego

Aquatica San Diego waterpark features up-close animal experiences. A combined marine park with a water park, Aquatica allows guests to interact with animals like dolphins, stingrays and flamingos.

 

San Diego Zoo

San Diego Zoo

Get up close and personal to some of the worlds rare and exotic wildlife at the world famous San Diego Zoo. Be captivated by the gentle Giant Pandas, Gao Gao and Bai Yun. See Koalas and Kangaroos, Polar Bears, and Gorillas, and ride on the Skyfari aerial tram for a bird's eye view.

 

San Diego Zoo Safari Park

San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Dubbed as the zoo of the future, the 1,800-acre wildlife preserve mimics the natural habitats of African and Asian animals. Explore San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park aboard a narrated railway tour or get up close with rare and exotic animal ambassadors. The world will never look the same again.

LEGOLAND

LEGOLAND California

LEGOLAND California is a world where imagination becomes reality! This family theme park where everyone's imagination runs free. Offeing interactive attractions, family rides, and shows specially geared for children ages 2-12 and their families.

Birch Aquarium

Birch Aquarium

Discovered the ocean world through the exhibits and educational programs at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Come and see the wonders of the ocean come alive!

 

Deal and Promotions
San Diego Zoo $52
San Diego Zoo Transportation only $15.00
San Diego Zoo Safari Park $52
San Diego Safari Park Transportation only $39.00
San Diego Zoo and Safari Park Combo Tour $83.25
SeaWorld San Diego $58.99
SeaWorld San Diego Transportation only $19.00
LEGOLAND® California $97.99
Legoland California Transportation only $39.00
San Diego Natural History Museum Admission $19.00
Maritime Museum of San Diego Admission $16.00
Skip the Line: USS Midway Museum $18
San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Walking Tour $35.00
La Jolla Tour $99.00
Sunset Cruise $39.00
Nighttime Bay Cruise $39.00
Mission Bay Cruise $25.00
San Diego Scenic Tour $55

Downtown San Diego Attractions

Gaslamp Quarter

Explore the many unique and diversified areas of San Diego's vibrant Downtown, the Embarcadero with it's breath-taking habor views, and the Gaslamp Quarter with it's old-world buildings.

  • Little Italy
  • Firehouse Museum
  • Coronado Ferry
  • San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
  • USS Midway Museum

Old Town San Diego

Old Town San Diego

Old Town San Diego is the birth-place of California and within its one mile lenght and one-half mile width, encompasses within its boundaries most of the important aspects of San Diego's early history

  • Qualcomm Stadium
  • Old Town San Diego State Historic Park - provides a connection to early San Diego through food, arts, entertainment and history
  • The Whaley House Museum - The 1857 Greek revival mansion served as Thomas Whaley's business, was the first brick house in San Diego, San Diego's first theater, and County court house, among other things.
  • Heritage Park - a village of Victorian structures that features many styles of San Diego's Victorian heritage. Located on the corner of Juan Street and Harney Street
  • Trolley Tours

Balboa Park San Diego Attractions

San Diego Zoo

Ranked as one of the best parks in the world, Balboa Park with its immense variety of institutions, gardens, and artistic elements best preserves San Diego culture. Truely a destination for everyone, Balboa Park is situated on 1,200 acres of beautifully landscaped ground, and comprised of 15 museums, renowned performaning arts venues, beautiful gardens and the world famous San Diego Zoo.

  • San Diego Zoo
  • San Diego Air and Space Museum
  • San Diego Automotive Museum
  • San Diego Model Railroad Museum
  • San Diego Natural History Museum
  • San Diego Museum of Art
  • San Diego Museum of Man
  • San Diego Art Institute
  • Museum of San Diego History
  • Museum of Photographic Arts
  • Japanese Friendship Garden
  • San Diego Hall of Champions Sports Museum
  • Mingei International Museum
  • The Old Globe Theatre
  • Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

Mission Bay / Mission Beach

Belmont Park Attractions

La Jolla Attractions

La Jolla Attractions

La Jolla is known as the jewel of the Pacific, with many upscale shops and restaurants

Coronado Attractions

Hotel del Coronado
  • Hotel del Coronado
  • Orange Avenue
  • The Ferry Landing
  • Museum of History & Art
  • Cabrillo Monument & Old Point Loma Lightshouse

San Diego North Coast Attractions

Flower Fields of Carlsbad

South Bay Attractions

    Imperial Beach CA

    This part of San Diego is considered the most southwesterly secttion of the United States. South Bay is home to Imperial Beach. Boasting miles of big surf beaches and wetlands, Imperial Beach

  • Aquatica San Diego
  • Imperial Beach
  • U.S. Olympic Training Center
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