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
    1027 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesBackpackersOutdoorsy

    This is a great place for a day activity with the family or friends. You get to learn facts about animals while also helping them.

  • 2
    Balboa Park

    Balboa Park

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

    I love Balboa Park. You could spend days here and still not see everything. Check out the museums, running/walking trails, gardens, and don't miss the organ pavilion, especially if it's ...

  • 3
    Gaslamp Quarter

    Gaslamp Quarter

    Ranked #3 overall in San Diego things to do
    574 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

    There's not much to dislike about Old Town San Diego and its touristy shops and restaurants. It's free and open to all, and the pretty grassy area is the perfect ...

  • 5
    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

    I've only been to SeaWorld once, long ago, must have been like late 1990's to see the killer whales and the dolphins.

  • 6
    USS Midway Museum

    USS Midway Museum

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

    The first of her class of ship and the first of America's "super carriers". Commissioned just a week after the end of the Second World War, but named after one ...

  • 7
    La Jolla Cove

    La Jolla Cove

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

    Such a fun place to explore. Always seals laying out in the sun, and people to meet.

  • 8
    Downtown San Diego

    Downtown San Diego

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

    Waterfront park, Aircraft Carrier tour, convention center...downtown has it all.

  • 9
    Seaport Village

    Seaport Village

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

    Such a cute area! I fell in love with this village from the second I laid eyes on it. A wide range of delicious food options including a cupcakery that ...

  • 10
    Little Italy District

    Little Italy District

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

    Adult fun shoping and dining in the hip "town within a Town" Little Italy. Weekly events and great clubbing.

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