San Diego Things to Do

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  • 26. 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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  • 27. Scenic Drives - Bikes - Hikes

    One of the best ways to get the most out of a weekend getaway to San Diego is to take the SCENIC DRIVE. This is a 59 mile route that takes you through all of the places of interest by following the...

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  • 28. Old Town Trolley Tours

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Old Town San Diego was a Mexican Bastion. If you want to have a different experience of nightlife with an authentic native californian mexican flavor and away from the maddening crowd in Gaslamp...

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  • 29. Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

    If a stunning coastal view, complete with breathtaking cliffs, is your thing, then you should definitely check out the Sunset Cliffs. We hit them on a brilliantly sunny day - which, face it, most in...

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  • 30. TIJUANA

    another popular activity to do here in San Diego. It takes a two and half hour drive to go to Ensenada from san diego via the San Ysidro Border Crossing and then to the City of Tijuana, Rosarito then...

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  • 31. Natural History Museum

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Some years ago this museum was dusted off and not only given a facelift but it has been expanded. to three levels and it now house a Giant Screen Theater and plays fantastic films, such as "Mummies...

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  • 32. Heritage Park

    4.5 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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  • 33. Legoland

    If you are a kid or a kid-at-heart Legoland is your place to be. All the fun and exciting rides awaits you. You are to be amazed with the huge structures made with Lego. There are amenities fit for...

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  • 34. 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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  • 35. Cultural - Seasonal

    This space is a "VT Blogger" report of Annual Events held in San Diego, February: Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp Quarter: This street party is not "child-friendly," it is held on Ash Wednesday and...

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  • 36. Botanical Garden

    Balboa Park’s Botanical Building is another relic of the 1915-16 Panama-California Expo, and possibly the largest lath structure in the world. Multiple renovations have altered the original color and...

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  • 37. Little Italy

    This pretty church, kitty-corner from Amici Park, was built in 1923 to serve the nearly 6000 Italian immigrant families who settled this part of San Diego. Many of them were instrumental in...

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  • 38. Sky Diving

    Skydiving is like nothing else. It had been a dream of mine for fully 1.5 years before I finally summoned the courage to sign up, and I don't regret it for a second. But that's after the jump. God...

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  • 39. Combined Suggestions

    Well I have lived in San Diego for 2 whole weeks now and am still loving it. There is so much to do here. The best site I have found for family friendly activities and things to do with children is...

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  • 40. Art - Architecture

    This is another landmark with ties to the 1915/16 Panama-California Exposition. The previous station was razed to build one big enough to handle the hordes coming for the fair, and to echo the Spanish...

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  • 41. Beaches

    Whilst on the visit to the Cabrillo National Monument we looked down toward the San Diego area and spotted a beach. Now how to get there.. Well we made it fairly straightforward along the coast, close...

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  • 42. Pacific Beach

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    We only spent a few hours in Pacific Beach, late afternoon and evening. Not sure we saw the best of it. The sand is pretty cool, the sea great fun. A walk along the pier is a must. I was not a fan of...

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  • 43. Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

    open daily 9-5 except Thanksgiving and Christmas. You can't enter after 4:30. Admission is $7.50-$11. You get 3 hours of free parking. Enter the world of sharks, living coral reefs, seahorses, and...

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  • 44. San Diego Automotive Museum

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    My friends liked this museum alot more but they love cars old and new. I was impressed with the exhibit of antique cars. They had some unusual ones also. They also had motorcycles. This is definitely...

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  • 45. Del Mar

    The little town of Del Mar is located about 30 minutes away from downtown San Diego, which makes it an easy side trip. There isn't all that much to do there - population is about 4,500 people and the...

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  • 46. Belmont Park

    Belmont Park is a beachfront amusement park in Mission Beach that offers several different rides, arcade games, shops, and restaurants. I can't say I come here for the rides, games, or shopping, but...

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  • 47. Whale Watching

    San Diego is a good place to go whale watching. What you will see and how many whales will depend on the time of the year you visit. There are several options here. First you can sometimes see the...

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  • 48. Waterfront Park

    One thing about travelling with a preschool age child is you definitely need to take some time to slow down, and of course let them do the things that they love to do. When we noticed the large park...

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  • 49. Padres Baseball

    I attended a Padres game in old Qualcomm Stadium back in 2001. Back in those days you could get a cheap outfield seat for $9. The Padres moved to even more-wonderfully named Petco Park in 2004. Now...

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  • 50. Flora - Fauna

    I've been living in San Diego for almost three years now, but only yesterday did I visit the Hermitage and Meditation Gardens in the Self Realization Center in Encinitas yesterday, and I am still in...

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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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