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Balboa Park

1105 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

Magin
Magin
February 5, 2021
Museums and historic buildings.
Summer
Summer
February 10, 2021
Fun place to sight see and walk around museums. Ruben H. Fleet Space museum is great for children.
Luanna
Luanna
November 19, 2019
Always a fun and memorable! The BEST scenery for photographers and to take family photos. Don't forget to go across the street to walk on the trail, smell the flowers and see unique plants and trees!
Chantelle
Chantelle
October 24, 2019
Balboa Park has so much to offer, beautiful scenery, museums, ethnically diverse, historically rich, culturally abundant! Get lost in time exploring!
Dana
Dana
January 24, 2021
Where culture, science, and nature collide, Balboa Park is home to more than 16 museums, multiple performing arts venues, lovely gardens, trails, and many other creative and recreational attractions, including the San Diego Zoo. With a variety of cultural institutions among its 1,200 beautiful and…
Victoria
Victoria
October 12, 2019
Visit in San Diego should include visit to this park. Japanese garden , rose garden . Museums , park & nearby San Diego zoo must see.
Dalila
Dalila
November 6, 2019
Beautiful historic buildings, museums and the Zoo is right next door. There are also trails you can hike.
Chandlar
Chandlar
February 13, 2021
Great museums, walking paths and Japanese gardens
Jacqueline
Jacqueline
October 18, 2019
right off of downtown. It’s hard to believe, but our very own Balboa Park is actually bigger than the more famous Central Park in New York City. Even more surprising is Balboa Park is nearly double the acreage. Central park only has 842 acres. home to many gorgeous museums
Diana
Diana
September 12, 2019
beautiful architecture. nice place to stroll and sight see. lots of museums. make sure to visit food truck Friday at Balboa Park.
Marija
Marija
January 23, 2021
old globe theater, many museums, rose garden, international houses ,zoo.there is so much to see and do here.

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Places to stay nearby

SUPERHOST
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*Charming Studio* Central to Everything!
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Safe Hip Quiet GARDEN STUDIO / Northpark
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New Contemporary Luxury Guesthouse
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The Casita in North Park
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Carrie’s North Park Casita, in Heart of San Diego
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Charming 1 bd Cottage Close to All
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  2. 1 bed
North Park Hale
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The Hideaway
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Penthouse Loft in Ultra Modern Building
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Serenity
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SD Zen. Location, Style & Comfort.
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Zoo cottage with private balcony
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  2. 1 bed
Hawk's nest - wakeup to nature - Hillcrest
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Waterhaven - A Pondside Oasis
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Balboa Park luxury bungalow with palm veranda
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The Zen Garden

Locals also recommend

Zoo
“If you visit in the month of October children can sometimes go in for free with an adult paid ticket. Check their website to see if they are still offering this major discount. If you are looking to save yourselves a few bucks on food you can pack a lunch and take inside so you don't pay for overpriced meals and buy more souvenirs :)”
  • 780 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“This is an outdoor mall with luxury high-end retailers and restaurants. Bloomindales, Nordstrom, Apple, Prada, Luluemon, Louis Vuitton, Prada...”
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Park
“Located within the city limits, it remains one of the wildest landscapes along the Southern California coast, with miles of unspoiled beaches, chaparral, elegant Torrey Pine trees and a lagoon vital to many species of migrating birds. ”
  • 540 locals recommend
Beach
“La Jolla Cove is a small, picturesque cove and beach that is surrounded by cliffs in La Jolla, San Diego, California. The Cove is protected as part of a marine reserve; underwater it is very rich in marine life, and is popular with snorkelers, swimmers and scuba divers. There is also seals and sea lions everywhere! If you want to make the most out of this experience contact me and you can enjoy an amazing tour from a locals eyes.”
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Museum
“Aircraft carrier museum right on San Diego Harbor with knowledgeable and friendly docents. ”
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Location
San Diego, CA
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