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Best things to do in San Diego

Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“Beautiful scenery, walking paths, gardens, museums, places to eat, music, entertainment, historical part of San Diego.”
997 locals recommend
Zoo
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“ BEST zoo in the world, be sure not to miss the shows listed on the map/program you receive. You have to be in the right place at the time the shows go on. There is no additional charge for the shows. You can save money by buying tickets to the Safari Park at the same time you pay to get in the zoo. This would take another day as one of them is enough for one day. The Safari Park is about 45 min North and it’s 1800 acres where the animals run free like in Africa.”
733 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Spend the day with the family at Sea World. Discount tickets often available at Costco or online. ”
297 locals recommend
Museum
“The USS Midway Museum is a historical naval aircraft carrier museum located in downtown San Diego, California at Navy Pier. The museum consists of the aircraft carrier Midway. The ship houses an extensive collection of aircraft, many of which were built in Southern California.”
249 locals recommend
Zoo
“Inspired by the African Serengeti and the endless expanses of the Asian plains, the 1,800-acre San Diego Zoo Safari Park offers you an exotic safari adventure unlike any other outside of Africa itself. San Diego Zoo Safari Park is home to more than 3,500 rare and exotic animals - most of whom roam freely in vast enclosures. With mobile tickets, simply scan your phone for direct entry into the Safari Park.”
255 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Catch a Major League Baseball game at Petco Park with the San Diego Padres.”
222 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Get on a wild roller coaster ride in front of the Pacific Ocean, play some arcade games, a place to have fun! From here you can take a Scooter ride (bird, lime, Lyft) from mission beach to Pacific beach along the board walk. Tons of places to eat around and grab a beer. ”
220 locals recommend
Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“There are numerous museums, a beautiful arboretum, access to the famous San Diego Zoo right next door, beautiful strolls through a well-preserved San Diego landmark. ”
357 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Marine life shows, rides, aquariums, and plenty of other opportunities to see what San Diego has to offer!”
142 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Upscale Outdoor Mall with a skating rink. Within walking distance! Eateries include: Javier's, Red Robin, Craft Pizza, Great Kahn's Mongolian Festival, Jersey Mikes, Kabab Grill, 85C Bakery, Larsen's Steakhouse, etc. ”
145 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“This is an amazing venue for taking in a concert! This is the place dreams are make of!”
121 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Birch Aquarium at Scripps is an aquarium and the public outreach center for Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego. Come see the Giant Black Sea Bass, Garibaldi, Leopard Sharks, & other San Diego locals. Experience the ocean world and learn what it takes to understand and protect our planet. ”
110 locals recommend
Bar
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“MY FAVORITE TACO PLACE IN SAN DIEGO. Lots of different fish taco choices under $4.00 Happy hour M-F 3-6 pm $2.75 I haven't eaten anything else”
128 locals recommend
Garden
“Explore four miles of garden trails, enjoy restful vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms, and the nation’s largest bamboo collection. Thanks to our mild climate, plants from all over the world thrive here. Our diverse topography provides a variety of microclimates giving the visitor a sensation of going from a desert environment to a tropical rainforest, all within 37 acres.Located 30 minutes north of San Diego in Encinitas, California, San Diego Botanic Garden features numerous exhibits, including rare bamboo groves, desert gardens, a tropical rainforest, California native plants, Mediterranean climate landscapes, succulent gardens, an herb garden, firesafe landscaping, a subtropical fruit garden, and native coastal sage natural areas. In June of 2009, we opened the Hamilton Children's Garden, the largest interactive children's garden on the West Coast.”
75 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“They have ocean views! Super casual restaurant & pub serving breakfast, lunch & dinner with American, seafood, Mexican, & eclectic options. Get there early to get a good spot to watch the sunset.”
129 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Great food with beautiful ocean views. I recommend the terrace and they do not take reservations but they have a waiting list and it is very organized.”
103 locals recommend