Things to do in San Diego

Explore Balboa Park, San Diego's cultural hub filled with museums, art galleries, and a world-famous zoo! Enjoy the Pacific Coast lifestyle.

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USS Midway Museum

The USS Midway Museum is a museum onboard the longest-serving US aircraft carrier. Featuring restored aircraft, multimedia exhibits, and hands-on experiences, it's at Navy Pier in downtown San Diego.

4.9 (1,582 reviews)
LEGOLAND® California Resort

The LEGOLAND® California Resort in Carlsbad, California was the first LEGOLAND® Park outside of Europe. It's a must-see for fans of the Danish blocks, and with 60+ rides and attractions, it's also a highlight for theme park lovers!

4.7 (19 reviews)
San Diego Zoo

San Diego Zoo is located in Balboa Park, San Diego, California. Here, visitors can explore the world of animals living in open-air, cageless exhibits that recreate their natural habitats. It's home to 3,700 animals across 650 species and subspecies.

4.8 (166 reviews)
SeaWorld San Diego

SeaWorld San Diego is a family-friendly attraction in California, packed with ocean-dwelling creatures. Visitors can watch live shows and performances, ride thrilling rollercoasters, feed sea lions and more. SeaWorld is easily accessible by car and public transportation, such as the city trolley and bus. Many hotels operate free shuttles to SeaWorld too.

4.5 (65 reviews)
San Diego Cruises

Soak up the California sunshine from the waters of San Diego Bay

4.8 (56 reviews)
San Diego Zoo Safari Park

At over 1,800 acres, San Diego's Zoo Safari Park is one of the biggest of its kind, featuring giant 'free range' enclosures that allow more than 2,600 animals the freedom to explore, hunt, and play. An incredible slice of the African Savannah, just outside San Diego.

4.8 (164 reviews)
Belmont Park

Belmont Park is a historic amusement park located on Ocean Front at Surfrider Square in the Mission Bay area of San Diego, California. The park was developed by sugar magnate John D. Spreckels and opened on July 4,1925 as the Mission Beach Amusement Center, and remains a family-friendly haven of entertainment designed to thrill you all day.

4.3 (18 reviews)
San Diego Automotive Museum

The Mission of the San Diego Automotive Museum is to tell the story of the social and technological past, present, and future of motorized vehicles throughout its collections, exhibitions, and educational programs. Current displays include hot rods, muscle cars, and Indian and Harley Davidson motorcycles dating back over 100 years. Additional collectables include a Shelby Cobra and two Shelby Mustangs, one personally owned by Carroll Shelby himself. Louie Mattar’s Fabulous $75,000 Car, a 1947 Cadillac modified to drive non-stop and in 1952 traveled over 6,000 miles in seven days, is here.

5 (6 reviews)
San Diego City Cards

Discover the wonders of San Diego with a City Card!

5 (6 reviews)
Sesame Place San Diego

Sesame Place San Diego is the second theme park of its kind in the United States and the first on the West Coast based on Sesame Street. The park is ideal for families with kids of all ages and features 18 Sesame Street-themed rides and exciting water attractions, including a family-friendly rollercoaster and a 500,000-gallon wave pool!

3.7 (6 reviews)

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  1. San Diego Harbor: 2-Hour Cruise with Live Guide
  2. San Diego Old Town Trolley
  3. San Diego Zoo

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