San Diego Things to Do

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  • 1. San Diego Zoo

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    One of the highlights for me at the San Diego Zoo is the Elephant Odyssey. See what the past 12,000 years of evolution has done to the animals. Discover the extinct animals and then see their...

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  • 2. SeaWorld

    4 out of 5 stars

    We have been to SeaWorld in winter, spring, summer, but it was the first time this October that we went there for their Halloween Spooktacular event. It was fun dressing up and watching others dressed...

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  • 3. Gaslamp Quarter

    4 out of 5 stars

    the main center of activity and nightlife of san diego and we have to thank the founders of New San Diego as the Gas Lamp Quarter was founded in the 19th century by the San Diego City Planners to be...

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  • 4. Balboa Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The area known as El Prado is one of the most visually interesting parts of the park as some of the architecture - both original and reconstructed - was designed for the 1915-1916 Panama-California...

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  • 5. Seaport Village

    4 out of 5 stars

    While walking by the water of the Seaport Village we came upon this man who was stacking rocks in interesting formations. He was happily going about thie task and only required you throw a donation in...

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  • 6. La Jolla

    the main attraction of La Jolla besides the beaches of La Jolla Cove, Black's Beach, Windansea Beach, Scripps Pier and the Torrey Pines Golf Course is the famous La Jolla Sunset! you can watch the...

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  • 7. U.S.S. Midway

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I didn't have to twist my wife's arm to get her to the Midway. She comes from a Military Family chocked full of Navy, Army, Marines and Air Force so she loves Military history. Many of her family...

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  • 8. Old Town San Diego

    brisk walk around old town before going back to hotel Old Town San Diego was designated as a State Historic Park since 1969 and most of the old town area lies withing the park as this state park...

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  • 9. Cabrillo National Monument

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Not know by many tourists, due to the unbelievable amount of things to see and do in San Diego, but it is awe inspiring to see the view from the old Point Loma Lighthouse parking area. The entire city...

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  • 10. Point Loma

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I always do something to honor our vets on Veterans day. This year I went to Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery. There were no ceremonies or anything when I was there just families. Fort Rosecrants is...

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  • 11. Coronado

    cruising around Coronado island. There are actually many things to do Around the Affluent Coronado Area of which you can take a self guided tour of the famous Hotel Del Coronado and then stroll the...

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  • 12. Hotel Del Coronado

    the atmosphere inside this hotel. the grand old dame of San Diego Sits on the Coronado Peninsula, facing the public beach which was voted America's 5th best family beach destination by Travel Channel...

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  • 13. San Diego Maritime Museum

    I mostly put San Diego's Maritime Museum on my list of things to do because I thought Sylvain would enjoy it being the avid sailing enthusiast that he is. But you know what? I enjoyed it just as much...

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  • 14. Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala

    This Mission is the first of twenty-one missions founded (1769) in California, along the coastal route from south to north. It is a National, State and City Historical Landmark and it is an active...

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  • 15. Skyline

    In my opinion the best view of the San Diego skyline you get from Coronado Bay Bridge but as you are not allowed to stop on there Coronado ferry landing is your second best option. My favourite...

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  • 16. San Deigo Zoo Safari Park

    San Diego Zoo an organization dedicated to the science of saving endangered species worldwide. They operate three world-class facilities: the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and the San...

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  • 17. Day Trip

    Hollywood Boulevard is a 127 mile and a 2 hour 8 minute drive via Interstate 5 North and US 101 North. If you are going to Universal Studios for a Day Trip, then you can do a side trip to Hollywood...

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  • 18. Horton Plaza

    This will be my things to do tip on Westfield Mall Horton's Plaza, Which is just beside the Famed Plaza and is the major shopping and dining area in Downtown and Gaslamp Quarter, it is less touristy...

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  • 19. Spanish Village

    I’m a sucker for anything artsy so this was fun. Balboa Park’s own art colony occupies the space originally built as a representation of a Spanish village for the 1935/36 California Pacific...

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  • 20. Harbor - Harbor Cruise

    Different Views and Pictures taken while we were walking around the San Diego Port Area and embarcadero and Seaport Village. The San Diego Port's main cruise facility is located downtown along the...

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  • 21. Torrey Pines

    We spent an excellent week in San Diego filled with fun activities, but for me the real hightlight of our trip was the time we spent hiking at the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. The park covers...

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  • 22. Heritage Park

    4 out of 5 stars

    This section of Old Town is operated by the county with the exception of Derby-Pendelton House, which belongs to the Save Our Heritage Foundation. Located in the northeast segment of O.T, it’s a...

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  • 23. San Diego Air & Space Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    This is my husbands favorite place to visit there. It offers some very unique exhibits to see and you'll learn a thing or two about our past aviation history! There are over 60 examples of aircraft...

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  • 24. Old Point Loma Lighthouse

    At the highest point of the park stands the Old Point Loma Lighthouse, which has been a San Diego icon since 1854. The lighthouse was closed in 1891, and a new one opened at a lower elevation, because...

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  • 25. Whaley House

    Whaley House was built in 1857 and was the home of local businessman Thomas Whaley. At the time it was built, the two-storey brick house was said to be one of the finest in southern California. The...

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The downtown area of San Diego is comparatively small for a large city. The Gaslamp Quarter, located in the center of downtown spots, is a vibrant setting for shopping, dining and...

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