Things to do in San Diego

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    San Diego Zoo

    San Diego Zoo

    Ranked #1 overall in San Diego things to do
    1029 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    A wonderful outdoor experience. Great to bring the kids and get out for a while.

  • 2
    Balboa Park

    Balboa Park

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

    Balboa Park is a lush 1,200 acre park and home to more than 17 museums, multiple performing arts venues, lovely gardens, trails, and many other creative and recreational attractions, including ...

  • 3
    Gaslamp Quarter

    Gaslamp Quarter

    Ranked #3 overall in San Diego things to do
    578 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Neighbourhood
    Popular withNightlifeFoodiesHipsters

    A good place for nightlife. Weekends tend to attract more tourists. Hood for a walk.

  • 4
    Old Town

    Old Town

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

    Old town San Diego. Very historic and family friendly. Great restaurants all around. A must for people who love Mexican food.

  • 5
    SeaWorld San Diego

    SeaWorld San Diego

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

    Awesome experience. Nice In the summer. Good for children/family. Check online for cheaper tickets

  • 6
    USS Midway Museum

    USS Midway Museum

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

    Lots of history to be learned here! Great destination for something to do, and the staff was soooooo friendly and knowledgeable! Even better, they were volunteers!

  • 7
    La Jolla Cove

    La Jolla Cove

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

    All I can say is wow, even the seals were friendly. Is a good walk to the beach

  • 8
    Downtown San Diego

    Downtown San Diego

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

    A great mix of new and old buildings. Feels safe to really sound, which is airways a plus in any big city!

  • 9
    Seaport Village

    Seaport Village

    Ranked #9 overall in San Diego things to do
    243 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Neighbourhood
    Popular withFamiliesFoodiesOutdoorsy

    Very pricey, over-touristed shopping area at the harbour. It's not as offensive as many, and there are plenty of restaurants to all tastes. But it's predictable and pricey.

  • 10
    Little Italy District

    Little Italy District

    Ranked #10 overall in San Diego things to do
    219 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Neighbourhood
    Popular withFoodiesFamiliesNightlife

    We love Harbor Café for breakfast and brunch plus the Farmer's Market every Saturday morning.

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