San Diego Things to do

San Diego Things to do

When you visit San Diego, you’ll find a variety of things to do for all ages and interests. From family-friendly attractions like LEGOLAND California and the San Diego Zoo to the nightlife of the Gaslamp Quarter, there are endless ways to play in this city. Take a guided tour to see the best of San Diego, either on foot, by boat or via trolley or consider seeing one of the outstanding San Diego shows like the adventurous Pirate’s Dinner Adventure or the epic Medieval Times. No matter what you decide to do with your time in San Diego, one thing is certain—it’ll be an experience to remember!

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San Diego Zoo

San Diego
Entertaining and educating families for over 100 years, the San Diego Zoo offers a 100-acre home for 4,000+ rare and endangered creatures of more than 650 species, as well as more than 700,000 exotic plants. Guests can enjoy exciting tours, interactive play areas, upbeat live performances, 4-D theater shows, up-close views of exotic animals and an Australian experience—Koalafornia Adventure. Details
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$62.00

SeaWorld San Diego

San Diego
An aquatic animal theme park ideal for all ages and group sizes, SeaWorld® San Diego features exciting live presentations, rides, and exhibits that celebrate the marine life of many species. Guests can feel the rush with Manta®—a high-speed double-launch roller coaster; view real-life sharks up close at Shark Encounter; come face-to-face with playful bottlenose dolphins at Dolphin Point; and much more. Details
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$99.99 $64.99
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Disneyland® Resort is a California staple featuring two theme parks, three hotels, and the Downtown Disney Area. Both children and adults can experience the magic of classic Disney fairytale character meet-and-greets, enchanting rides, spectacular parades, nightly fireworks, themed dining and much more at Disneyland Park, or newer Pixar favorites at Disney California Adventure Park. Details
12 Reviews
$255.00
Get Ready for the Ultimate Hollywood Movie Experience! Go behind-the-scenes on the world-famous Studio Tour to explore real film sets where Hollywood movies are made. Then, face action head-on in heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world’s most popular movies and TV shows. Details
28 Reviews
$110.00
San Diego Zoo Safari Park boasts 1,800 acres of land in the San Pasqual Valley area and is among the biggest tourist attractions in the county. The park features more than 2,600 endangered animals from countries across the globe, as well as 3,500 plant species. Guests can experience a variety of safaris, including Cart Safari, Cheetah Safari, Behind-the-Scenes Safari, Flightline Safari and more. Details
59 Reviews
$62.00
Offering several package options for seeing California’s most iconic entertainment destinations, the Go San Diego® Pass lets guests visit their choice of attractions at a discounted rate—up to 50% off regular rates. Attractions include the SeaWorld San Diego, LEGOLAND® California, San Diego Zoo, Belmont Park, Birch Aquarium, San Diego Safari Park Zoo, USS Midway Museum, and more. Details
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$102.00
Featuring fully narrated tours for each 13-mile ride along the Big Bay, San Diego Speed Boat Adventures offers a unique experience to see San Diego’s beautiful sights, including Coronado Bridge, the downtown skyline, Seaport Village and other top attractions. Tours include access to a personal F13 mini speed boat, boating basic training, a professionally trained guide and narrator, and more. Details
$178.90 $167.72
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Offered by Flagship Cruises & Events, San Diego Harbor Tours feature some of the best sightseeing in the San Diego Bay area on each one- and two-hour cruises. Covering more than 13 miles, the cruises guide guests through and around Seaport Village, Point Loma, Cabrillo National Monument, and other points of interest. All cruises include live narration, souvenir photos and more. Details
3 Reviews
$30.00
Offered by Flagship Cruises & Events, Dining Cruises on San Diego Bay feature luxury yachts, delicious food, live music, superior service and great views of the water, ideal for guests of all ages. Cruises available include the Nightly Dinner Dance Cruise, the Hops on the Harbor Beer Pairing Dinner Cruise and the Sunday Champagne Brunch Cruise—all of which last about two and a half hours. Details
2 Reviews
$94.50
Get the most out of your trip to San Diego! With miles of beautiful beaches to explore, fantastic weather year-round, and a vibrant history worth learning about, it’s no wonder city tours are in demand. A knowledgeable guide will keep you on course as you see it all. Visit Downtown San Diego, Little Italy, Seaport Village, Coronado Island, and more. This tour is excellent for all ages. Details
$104.00
Come aboard a Flagship yacht and experience San Diego's ultimate Champagne Brunch Cruise. You'll be welcomed with complimentary champagne and escorted to your seat in our spacious open-air deck. Our new brunch menu with plated service includes breakfast favorites, artful vegetarian options, and so much more. All our delicious food is prepared on board, it doesn't get any fresher than this.

The two-hour brunch cruise glides past scenic sights along the San Diego and Coronado waterfront providing a relaxing escape for the whole family. Details
$98.01
Offered by Flagship Cruises & Events, the Patriot Jet Boat Ride lets guests enjoy a thrilling jet boat ride with 360-degree turns, sharp spins and ultra-fast speeds. Each 30-minute ride offers complete entertainment as waves crash, music plays and winds roar over San Diego Bay. Passengers will love experiencing the speed of two turbo-charged engines with more than 1,400 horsepower each. Details
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$35.00
Grab your camera and binoculars and be on the lookout for dolphins and whales! This narrated ocean excursion will teach you about Dana Point’s abundant marine life, from sea lions to birds and more. Take advantage of the ship’s Eye-to-Eye Underwater Viewing Pods to see what it’s like to swim along with dolphins. Listen to the hydrophone to also hear whale and dolphin vocalizations! Details
$89.00 $66.75
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Featuring 90-minute, fully narrated tours that depart from Seaport Village and Embarcadero, San Diego SEAL Tours offers an exciting family-friendly experience from atop a boat on wheels. The tours are held on amphibious vehicles—guided by seasoned captains—that travel through the scenic streets before diving into the cool waters of the San Diego Harbor, where many California sea lions call home. Details
2 Reviews
$44.00
The Original Whale Watching Company in Orange County
Dana Wharf Whale Watching began in 1971 and was the first whale watching company in Orange County. We are the premier year-round whale watching facility in Southern California. If you want to Whale Watch, do it from Dana Point with Dana Wharf, the industry pioneers.

Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour
2 Hours
Visitors can take a voyage with Orange County’s original whale watching company. Riders on one of Dana Wharf’s many vessels often see whales, dolphins, and sea lions while embracing the majestic coastline of Dana Point; all these excursions are narrated by expert naturalists. In addition, Dana Wharf is endorsed by renowned wildlife Artist Wyland. Details
$56.00
Operating every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday, your day starts with a visit to Tijuana, where a guide takes you on a sightseeing tour of the area. Next up is Puerto Nuevo, a lobster village and fishing pos, where you’ll chow down on Puerto Nuevo style lobster rolls and margaritas. Enjoy a mariachi serenade, then travel to Rosarito Beach before taking the scenic route back to San Diego. Details
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$199.00
Explore the playground of the rich and famous with Big Bus Tours. The tour will allow guests to see all that Los Angeles offers at their convenience through hop-on and hop-off locations. Marvel at a Van Gogh in the Getty Center, find your favorite star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame and hit the shops on Rodeo Drive. The City of Angels is waiting to roll out the red carpet for you! Download the Big Bus app for real-time tracking to get the most out of Hop-On, Hop-Off. Details
$49.99
An innovative and interactive walking history tour of San Diego, the Brothels, Bites and Booze Food Tour offers two and a half hours of exploring the Gaslamp Quarter—the heart of America’s finest city. Guests can experience top-rated dining, shopping, nightlife and more, while learning about the area’s history and hearing stories about the Stingaree District. Details
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$75.00
Why spend more when you don't have to? The Go Los Angeles Explorer Pass gives you the most bang for your buck! Build an itinerary of up to 7 attractions from a large selection including Six Flags MagicMountain, Warner Bros. Studios, Madame Tussauds Hollywood, and more. Additionally, skip the line at select attractions and get a free digital guidebook! There is no better way to see the top draws of Los Angeles. Details
$103.00
Celebrating 105 Years on San Diego Bay!

Join us for Hops On The Harbor and find out! Each month, Flagship welcomes a different San Diego brewery aboard our Friday night dinner cruise for an evening of food, local brews, and waterfront views. Come meet the brewers, talk about beer, and dine on gourmet food paired perfectly with the flavors of each guest beer selection. Eat, drink, and take in the panorama of scenic waterfront sights. Enjoy beer pairings along with our core lineup of local taps, wine list, and full cocktail bar.

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$110.90
Offering a unique tour of San Diego, the Old Town Trolley Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour lets guests enjoy an entire day getting on and off the trolley at their own leisure. Guests can choose to stay on the trolley for a two-hour fully narrated tour of the city or stop off at the Old Town State Park, Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo, or other popular attractions along the ride. Details
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$46.00
Featuring a 110-minute, 24-mile continuous beach shuttle ride, Old Town Trolley La Jolla-Mission Beach Tour offers great music, historic information, scenic 360-degree views and more for the whole family to enjoy. Guests can experience the best of the San Diego area, including views of Mission Beach and Belmont Park, Veterans Memorial, Old Town, and the Pacific Ocean. Details
1 Reviews
$36.00
Celebrating 105 Years on San Diego Bay!

This is how we do Sunday Dinner in San Diego. Gather your friends and family and join us for San Diego's most spectacular dining experience. Enjoy our famous slow-roasted prime rib or tasty vegan/vegetarian fresh wild mushroom risotto, served with amazing views of the San Diego skyline like you've never seen before.

Choose outdoor seating when you book. You'll enjoy fresh air, spacious comfort, and spectacular views. Details
$110.90
Discover San Diego from a whole new perspective on a night tour through San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, Balboa Park, Coronado Bridge, and other top destinations while the city lights guide the way. You’ll see the West Coast’s top landmarks, architecture, and skyline all lit up for unparalleled photo opportunities. Remember to charge your phone and camera. You don’t want to miss these city shots! Details
$36.00 $30.60
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Celebrating 105 Years on San Diego Bay!

San Diego bay breezes and the superb seascapes are just two of many reasons why a Flagship Cruises and Events dinner cruise around San Diego is the perfect way to enjoy a meal with good company. No matter the occasion, our luxury yachts, gourmet food, and excellent service will leave you in a state of nautical bliss. Enjoy a unique San Diego restaurant experience on the waterfront.

The Classic Harbor Dinner Cruise is a two-and-a-half-hour dinner cruise that features fine dining and spectacular nighttime views of the San Diego skyline. Count on Flagship to give you an unforgettable night, whether you are on a romantic date, celebrating something special, or enjoying a nice family dinner - it's sure to please!

Please Note: All dinning is outdoor seating. Details
$110.90
Situated in Balboa Park in San Diego, California, this museum offers a unique learning experience for guests of all ages. Explore the natural history of southern California - from past to present - at the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat). From rattlesnakes and flesh-eating beetles to gems and fossils to a Foucault pendulum that proves the earth is spinning, there's something for everyone at The Nat. Visitors will be impressed by the unique, interactive exhibitions that span across four floors and stadium-style, giant-screen theater with films that focus on the natural world. Details
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$19.95
See the best of San Diego on this guided half-day tour. Choose between afternoon and morning tour times, then be prepared to discover all that Old Town, Balboa Park, Downtown San Diego, Coronado and La Jolla have to offer. Along the way you’ll view sea life, beaches, historic districts, regional flair, and much, much more. Details
$69.00
Sesame Place boasts 16 kid-friendly rides, 9 family-friendly water rides, 3 live Sesame Street® shows, and so much more. From first amusement park moments to lifelong memories, your entire family will love visiting Sesame Place. No matter if you’re 2 or 62, you’re bound to find fun at Sesame Place! Details
$79.99 $59.99
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California is the fourth-largest producer of wine in the world and offers a unique opportunity for people in America to see the process up close and personal. Wine connoisseurs say quality wine is like velvet in your mouth, and no one understands that more than the Temecula Wine and Vine Tour. Learn the methods of production while tasting the differences in variety at award-winning wineries and vineyards selected by the pros. Details
$142.60
A 2.5-hour adventure for adults visiting the San Diego area, Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones Food Tour offers a combinaton of food, drink and history of Old Town San Diego. Guests can sample customary cocktails, taste authentic Mexican cuisine at four local restaurants, listen to mariachi music and hear a few ghost stories while visiting some of the oldest graveyards in San Diego. Details
$75.00
Tijuana is right across the Mexican border, making it easy to visit while in San Diego. This excursion with Five Star Tours take you to all of the main Tijuana sites, like the famous Cultural Center, Hipdromo, Tijuana Water Tour and Avenida Revolucion, the center for entertainment, shopping and dining. A delicious make-your-own taco lunch a La Placita included on your Tijuana tour. Details
$109.00
AllDayLA VIP Tours take visitors to the most iconic locations throughout Los Angeles such as the Hollywood Sign, Mulholland Drive, Laurel Canyon, and the Greystone Mansion. The tour stops at four to five locations along the journey so you can get the best photo opportunities and detailed stories from an expert guide. Details
$59.00 $49.00
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Presented by Flagship Cruises & Events, Whale Watching from December through April, these experiences can be had on the twice-daily cruises that depart from the San Diego Harbor, featuring stunning views of and detailed information about gray whales throughout the three-and-a-half-hour tour. Details
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$45.00

World of Illusions

Los Angeles
Experience mind-boggling exhibits that will take you to a different world at the World of Illusions in Los Angeles! With tons of Instagram-able photos ops and plenty of interactive activities, there is truly something for everyone! It’s an experience that will have the whole family engaged and creating memories together. New exhibits are added often, so you are guaranteed a unique experience. Details
$30.00