SAN DIEGO ZOO
This world-famous 100-year-old zoo is
home to 3,700 animals, many rare and
endangered species, like baby pandas,
snow leopards, Tasmanian devils,
Sumatran tigers, Komodo dragons and the
largest koala colony outside of Australia.
2920 Zoo Drive, Balboa Park
SAN DIEGO ZOO SAFARI PARK
Ride the Africa Tram, hop on a Caravan
Safari, take a zip line over the animals, or
play like a monkey on the Jungle Ropes
Safari. Get up close with more than 300
species of animals at this sprawling park
that’s devoted to conservation.
15500 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido
Enjoy spectacular shows, heart-thumping rides or private interactions
with dolphins, whales and penguins at
this exciting park. Take the 60-foot wet
plunge on Journey to Atlantis, or feel
the ultimate rush on the flying Manta
500 Sea World Drive, Mission Bay
This colorful playground sports more
than 60 rides, shows and hands-on
attractions; a water park, aquarium,
dizzying displays of Lego creations and
the new 4D Ninjago The Ride experience.
1 Legoland Drive, Carlsbad
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San Diego is a recreational paradise, with its
adventure parks, water worlds, amusement
rides and animal experiences that speak to
the child in everyone, no matter what age.
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Institution of Oceanography
Explore the wonders of the Pacific,
discover tide pools with naturalists,
learn about climate change and
marvel at the beauty of sea dragons.
2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
Get blown away by planetarium shows
and 100 interactive science exhibits, plus
Imax films at the giant dome theater.
1875 El Prado, Balboa Park
Museum of Making Music
This museum showcases the evolution
and craftsmanship of musical
instruments from the late 19th century
to the present day, and offers hands-on
workshops and live performances.
5790 Armada Drive, Carlsbad
San Diego Air & Space Museum
The story of aviation unfolds at this
50-year-old museum celebrating flight,
space exploration and technology.
2001 Pan American Plaza, Balboa Park
DEL MAR FAIRGROUNDS
Post up at the track during the
Bing Crosby Season, the second
horse racing meet of the year
(November 11–December 4) with
free concerts, a food truck event,
College Day and more.
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar
Board the longest-serving U.S. Navy
aircraft carrier of the 20th century
and explore the history of naval
warfare. There are 29 restored
aircraft on deck, two flight simulators
and more interactive fun aboard.
910 N. Harbor Drive, downtown