Attractions & Things To Do In San Diego
Explore all the fun things to do in San Diego. Get up close and personal with a variety of marine and wildlife at SeaWorld or the San Diego Zoo.
Or take in a Padres game at Petco Park among other fun outdoor events and interesting things to do in San Diego.
Indulge your imagination at San Diego's premier marine adventure park. Explore the Forbidden Reef, visit with Shamu, and get up close with the penguins at the Penguin Encounter in one the most popular things to do in San Diego http://www.seaworld.com/sw_index.aspx
San Diego Zoo.
The San Diego Zoo in Balboa Park is home to birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, and insects from all over the world. From sun bears to polar bears, the animals here offer children and adults a fun, educational experience. http://www.sandiegozoo.org/zoo/index.html
San Diego Wild Animal Park.
One of the more unique San Diego attractions, offers an African and Asian safari experience right here in California. See the Wild Animal Park's vast field exhibits filled with herds of wild animals on the Wgasa Bush Line Railway. This guided tour takes you to the remote Africa and Asia enclosures to see animals as you've never seen them before. Visit http://sandiegozoo.org/wap/
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center.
Home to a state-of-the-art IMAX theater, the Science Center combines education and entertainment. With more than 100 interactive exhibits, visitors can design images with a sand pendulum, examine the vibration of guitar strings, and get their hands on a variety of intriguing scientific phenomena. Visit www.rhfleet.org
The Gaslamp Quarter.
This historic district is San Diego's premier dining, shopping, and entertainment area, where you'll find an eclectic blend of food, fun and culture. Stroll through the Quarter and shop in the Gaslamp's Victorian era buildings, or dine in one of the many renowned restaurants. http://www.gaslamp.org/
Old Town San Diego.
Historic Old Town is nestled in the heart of San Diego, with over 150 restaurants, shops, and historic sites. Old Town, the birthplace of California, is just a short walk from the San Diego Trolley Transit Center and a short drive from the Surfer Beach Hotel. http://www.oldtownsandiego.org/
Birch Aquarium at Scripps.
Discover a stunning variety of Pacific marine life in more than 60 habitats. Enter the world of sharks, seahorses, living coral reefs, and more. Dive into oceanographic exhibitions that showcase the mysteries of ocean, air, and life through interactive displays and multimedia. Visit www.aquarium.ucsd.edu
The new "crown jewel" of downtown San Diego, PETCO Park serves up baseball Southern California style complete with swaying palm trees and a sandy beach beyond centerfield. An interactive guided tour describes the ballpark's unique features and takes you behind the scenes to enjoy restricted-access areas that few guests see. Visit www.padres.com
In the heart of San Diego, Balboa Park is considered one of the nation's largest cultural centers. With 15 museums, renowned performing arts venues, and the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park is home to an ever changing assortment of must see attractions. For more information, visit www.balboapark.org
Cabrillo National Monument.
Part of the National Park Service, this San Diego monument is rich in wildlife, both in the water and on land. Explore this monument to America's history and natural resources on the coast. Visit www.nps.gov/cabr/