Things to do in Greater San Diego

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    San Diego Zoo

    San Diego Zoo

    Ranked #1 overall in San Diego things to do
    1027 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesBackpackersOutdoorsy

    The world famous San Diego Zoo is a must. The zoo is massive and features every type of animal from almost every part of the world!

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    Balboa Park

    Balboa Park

    Ranked #2 overall in San Diego things to do
    809 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Garden, Park
    Popular withFamiliesArtsyHistory

    Great place with lots of history, various gardens, museums, shops and a few small cafes.

  • 3
    Gaslamp Quarter

    Gaslamp Quarter

    Ranked #3 overall in San Diego things to do
    574 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Neighborhood
    Popular withNightlifeFoodiesTrendsters

    Gather you things and head down to the district where you can find it alllll.

  • 4
    Old Town

    Old Town

    Ranked #4 overall in San Diego things to do
    567 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Neighborhood
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesFoodies

    This place is pretty cool with many local shops featuring Mexican style items. It can be a bit touristic but certainly a historical area.

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    SeaWorld San Diego

    SeaWorld San Diego

    Ranked #5 overall in San Diego things to do
    462 reviews
    Entertainment, Zoo or Aquarium, Theme Park
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureOutdoorsy

    SeaWorld San Diego is an animal theme park, oceanarium, outside aquarium, and marine mammal park, located in San Diego, California, United States, inside the city's Mission Bay Park

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    San Diego Zoo Safari Park

    San Diego Zoo Safari Park

    Ranked #1 overall in Escondido things to do
    346 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Tours, Classes and Rentals, Outdoors, Zoo or Aquarium, Park
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    Loads of fun, note it gets hot during the day though. The trike tour is awesome!

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    LEGOLAND California

    LEGOLAND California

    Ranked #1 overall in Carlsbad things to do
    294 reviews
    Entertainment, Zoo or Aquarium, Theme Park, Water Park
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureStudents

    Legoland is a amusement park any young child loves attending. It's only 15 minutes away by car from our Oceanside home.

  • 8
    USS Midway Museum

    USS Midway Museum

    Ranked #6 overall in San Diego things to do
    275 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesAdventure

    This is a great piece of history and a wonderful tour. I like how it is hands on and at your own pace via headsets. The tour will take several ...

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    La Jolla Cove

    La Jolla Cove

    Ranked #7 overall in San Diego things to do
    268 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports, Beach
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    My favorite place in the San Diego area. Beautiful cliffs and beaches and lots to do!

  • 10
    Downtown San Diego

    Downtown San Diego

    Ranked #8 overall in San Diego things to do
    229 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Shopping, Neighborhood
    Popular withNightlifeFoodiesBusiness

    Little Italy! Walk the streets and enjoy the sounds and smell of classic food as you walk by each establishment!

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