OLD TOWN SAN DIEGO
Explore life back in the 1800s through the 17
museums and historic sites at the first European settlement on the West Coast. The park
buzzes with bazaars and blacksmiths, old-fashioned mercantile shops, haunted houses
and authentic cantinas and haciendas. Take a
ghost tour, catch a show, tour the Presidio or
picnic in the park.
CHILDREN’S NATURE RETREAT
Take the kids to this 20-acre ranch in
Alpine, where they can discover 120 kinds of
domestic livestock and exotic animals, from
alpacas and miniature horses to zebras, camels and ostriches, many of them rescued. It’s
a great place to connect with nature: Children can feed the animals, enjoy personal
interactions alongside experienced keepers
or go on educational guided tours. There are
picnic spaces, too.
SEAWORLD SAN DIEGO
Enjoy spectacular shows, heart-thumping
roller coasters and private interactions with
dolphins, whales and penguins at this awe-inspiring park. Don’t miss the hilarious Pets
Rule show, with a talented menagerie of dogs,
cats, pigs and more.
SAN DIEGO ZOO SAFARI PARK
Ride the Africa Tram, hop on the Caravan
Safari, fly in a giant balloon, zip over animals
on a Flightline Safari or play like a monkey
on the Jungle Ropes Safari. Discover more
than 300 animal species at this sprawling
park that’s devoted to conservation. Watch
the rhinos and giraffes as you dine on gour-
met salads and craft cocktails at The Water-
ing Hole restaurant.
LEGOLAND CALIFORNIA RESORT
This colorful amusement park is home to more
than 30,000 Lego models, 60 rides, live shows,
a water park, and the Sea Life Aquarium.
Take a cruise on their new Lego City Deep
Sea Adventure, a submarine ride through a
300,000-gallon tank that’s home to over 2,000
real sea animals, including several species of
stingrays and sharks.
SAN DIEGO ZOO
This world-famous zoo is home to 3,500 rare
and endangered species, like baby pandas,
snow leopards, Tasmanian devils, Sumatran
tigers, Komodo dragons and the largest koala
colony outside of Australia. Look for swimming polar bears, leaping lemurs and birds of
prey, or meet a friendly zookeeper and get educated at an animal encounter experience.
The San Diego Zoo
Safari Park has a new
experience where guests can
stroll Down Under, through
grasslands and forests
filled with kangaroos,
Sea World’s new roller coaster
is San Diego’s tallest and
fastest, accelerating over 60
miles per hour and rocketing
skyward nearly 150 feet,
offering an upside-down
view of Mission Bay.
Get eye to eye with
meerkats and lemurs
at this spectacular $68
million exhibit at the zoo
showcasing the biodiversity
of the African continent. Look
for dwarf crocodiles, packs of
penguins, howling baboons,
lounging leopards and more
in this beautiful landscape.
San Diego is a recreational paradise filled with adventure parks,
animal encounters, wild rides and portals to the past