Seaside views, a must-see zoo, and top sights from Petco Park to Seaport Village—discover San Diego, a historic destination also famous for its port.
Beaches, Zoo and Museums
Animal interaction, entertaining rides and informative exhibits are all on offer at this family favorite destination.
See nature up-close and personal at one of the country’s largest and most educational zoos.
Culture and nature converge in this diverse park located in the heart of the city.
A favorite vacation spot for 100 years, this seaside village combines old-fashioned charm with modern amenities.
Experience the thrills and hardships of Navy life at this waterfront museum which has become a San Diego landmark.
Travel back to 1872 at this historic park, which features preserved buildings and recreations of San Diego life in the 19th century.
Immerse yourself in the animal kingdom at the 100-acre (40-ha) San Diego Zoo, home to more than 4,000 animals across 800 rare and exotic species. Spend quality time with koalas, New Zealand kiwis, endangered sun bears, and Galápagos tortoises—the zoo’s oldest residents.
Uncover aquatic adventures at SeaWorld® San Diego, where thrilling rides and spectacular live animal shows are sure to entertain visitors young and old. Take a high-speed roller coaster ride on Manta®, watch whales leap out of the water at the One Ocean® show, and get up-close to marine creatures at Explorer's Reef and Shark Encounter.
AWESOME AWAITS at LEGOLAND® California Resort, where families can have a hands-on, interactive experiences to make memories that last a lifetime! The Resort features more than 60 rides, shows and attractions! Join the crew on the new LEGO® CITY: Deep Sea Adventure submarine ride where you will discover real sea creatures and LEGO treasures.
Climb aboard the USS Midway, known for serving in both Operation Frequent Wind in 1975 and Operation Desert Storm in 1991. Skip the lines with express entry and take the time to explore all the main areas of this famed aircraft carrier, including access to 29 carefully restored aircraft on the flight deck.
With this hop-on hop-off trolley tour, you can explore parks, the waterfront, and interesting neighborhoods at your leisure. Turn back the pages of history and learn how San Diego became the birthplace of California as you listen to an entertaining conductor share historical facts and amusing anecdotes.
The San Diego Spirits Festival promises to open your eyes to new and unique cocktails, introduce you to great liquor purveyors, talented mixologist, great chefs so you can savor delicious restaurant offerings to soak up all your favorite libations! AND treat you with some tantalizing live entertainment.
Five fabulous destinations for festive food and fun
Enjoying quick taster flights to full meals and board games with the kids
Finding easy ways to avoid the dreaded “I’m boooored”