San Diego Attractions

San Diego combines perfect climate, beautiful beaches and unique attractions for visitors such as our famous ZOO, Wild Animal Park, Sea World or Mexico (about 15 min. from Downtown).

San Diego Attractions
Top 15 Attractions
 1. San Diego Beaches
 2. Sea World
 3. San Diego Zoo
 4. Balboa Park
 5. San Diego Wild Animal Park
 6. Gaslamp Quarter
 7. Legoland
 8. Old Town
 9. Coronado
10. La Jolla
11. Del Mar
12. Seaport Village
13. Point Loma
14. Whale Watching
15. Tijuana / Mexico

San Diego Beaches

San Diego Beaches
With over seventy miles of sandy coastline and blessed with warm, clear waters (May through August are the warmest) that range from tranquil snorkeling coves and ecological preserves to some of the best surf spots in the world, San Diego beaches epitomize the Southern California beach culture, from flat, family-friendly beaches to nudist-friendly coves backed by 300-foot cliffs. More info...

SeaWorld

San Diego Seaworld
Exciting adventures, amazing animals, and wondrous shows! Come learn what your pets already know at Pets Rule! Sea lions, otters, and even a walrus give home improvement a whole new meaning at Fools with Tools. Polar bears, beluga whales and seals entertain you from their chilly dwellings at Base Station Wild Arctic. Kids of all ages can focus on fun at Shamu's Happy Harbor. Choose from one of the categories above to see the sensational things you can do here at SeaWorld San Diego! More info...

World Famous ZOO

San Diego ZOO
Located in beautiful Balboa Park, the 100-acre San Diego Zoo was founded by Dr. Harry Wegeforth in 1916. This colorful and extremely enterprising San Diego physician started the collection with a handful of animals left over from the Panama-California Exposition. Today, the San Diego Zoo cares for more than 4,000 individual animals representing 800 different species. Its collection of animals, as well as its plant collection of over 6,500 species, is acknowledged as one of the finest in the entire world.More info...

Balboa Park

Balboa Park
The heartbeat of San Diego's fine arts and cultural offerings is beautifully landscaped 1400-acre Balboa Park, with its performing arts venues and more than a dozen museums. Recognized as the best urban park in the Americas, its most prominent tenant, the world famous San Diego Zoo, showcases the only pair of giant pandas in the United States and the first baby panda born in the Western Hemisphere in the last 10 years. More info...

Wild Animal Park

Wild Animal park
At the San Diego Wild Animal Park in Escondido, guests can view more than 3,200 animals on a guided monorail tour, the Heart of Africa Walking Safari, or by exploring the Mombasa Lagoon in Nairobi Village. Sprawling over 2,200 acres, the park is known for its success breeding such species as the southern white rhino and Arabian oryx. Don't miss Condor Ridge, which focuses on 13 endangered North American species of these beautiful birds. more info...

Gaslamp Quarter

Balboa Park
The Gaslamp Quarter is Southern California's premier dining, shopping and entertainment district, where you'll find a truly eclectic blend restaurants, clubs, theatres, and galleries all located within 16 blocks of Victorian architecture. Today, the Gaslamp Quarter has something for everyone whether you're seeking theatre, upscale shops or fine dining. By day, By night this is a vibrant neighborhood alive with the sights and sounds of America's Finest City. More info...

Legoland

Legoland
At Legoland® California kids rule. They can learn to drive, build a real robot and even conquer the Dragon (the roller coaster, that is). It's fun for the whole family. Feel free to push, pull, stomp and steer through more than 40 exciting rides and adventures, all adding up to nonstop fun. Open daily; take the I-5 to Carlsbad. More info...

Old Town

Old Town
Nestled in the heart of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, the Bazaar del Mundo has been one of San Diego's favorite destinations for food, folklore and fun for 30 years. Today, with its lush gardens, sparkling fountains and Early California ambiance, the Bazaar celebrates Old San Diego's rich Hispanic heritage. Annual community events, such as the Latin American Festival and Old Town's popular Fiesta Cinco de Mayo, heighten the Latin experience, along with weekly folkloric entertainment and the Bazaar's acclaimed Mexican restaurants. More info...

Coronado

Coronado
Bordered by the Pacific Ocean, Glorietta Bay and San Diego Bay, this picturesque seaside city is linked to the Southern California coastline and the city of San Diego by the graceful and stately San Diego - Coronado Bridge. This uniquely enchanting city, which measures only 13.5 square miles, is home to some of the world's most pristine beaches, 18 public parks, an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, and recreational facilities. More info...

La Jolla

La Jolla
La Jolla - San Diego's jewel by the sea. Upscale designer boutiques, world style restaurants with a magnificent ocean views, array of art and antique galleries and beautiful beaches. Its coastlines curves into natural coves backed by verdant hillsides covered with the most beautiful custom designer homes worth millions. La Jolla is also home of Torrey Pines Golf Club situated atop cliffs towering above the Pacific Ocean and the PGA Tour hosts the annual Buick Invitational at Torrey Pines. More info...

Del Mar

Del Mar
Del Mar "Where the turf meets the surf". The main attraction of visitors is still the beach and sunny weather. Of course, the annual Del Mar Fair and the well-known Del Mar Racetrack bring in people from the surrounding area and beyond. More info...

Seaport Village

Seaport Village is San Diego's waterfront landmark set among three distinctive plazas designed to capture the ambience of Old Monterey, Victorian San Francisco and traditional Mexico. Stroll on charming winding paths and watch ships sail across the bay while you explore our one-of-a-kind shops looking for that perfect treasure, a unique souvenir or just the right gift. Spectacular sunsets and waterfront activity set Seaport Village apart from the multitude of San Diego dining options. Dine seaside in one of our four award-winning fine dining restaurants or grab a quick bite at any of thirteen sidewalk eateries. More info...

Point Loma

Point Loma
The park offers a superb view of San Diego's harbor and skyline. At the highest point of the park stands the Old Point Loma Lighthouse, which has been a San Diego icon since 1854. A statue and museum in the Visitor Center commemorate Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo's exploration of the coast of California. More info...

Whale Watching

Whale Watching
Seeing a California Gray Whale is an exhilarating experience. Between December and March the Gray whale travels approximately 6,000 miles from the cold waters of the Arctic to the warmer waters of the Baja Coast. Here they give birth to their young and prepare them for the long trek back. On the return trip the young calves can frequently be seen swimming at their mother's side. More info...

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Mexico

Mexico / Tijuana
Tijuana invites you to discover and enjoy its extensive variety of attractions and activities. In Tijuana you will find many interesting and entertaining places, from world- class restaurants, nightclub shows and discotheques to such tourist attractions as bull fights, golf courses, museums, and the Cultural Center. In addition to all of that, you'll find a wealth of Mexican handicrafts, rustic style furniture at attractive prices. More info...