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Things to do in San Diego County

Zoo
San Diego Zoo , San Diego
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Providing a home for 3,700 of some of the world's rarest animals, San Diego Zoo features pandas, gorillas, antelopes, orangutans, koalas, and
Tickets from $62
USS Midway Museum , San Diego
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An active naval aircraft carrier for nearly 50 years, USS Midway Museum now displays 29 restored planes and 60 interactive exhibits. You can
Tickets from $26
Playground
Balboa Park , San Diego
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An urban park, Balboa Park is home to 490 hectares (1,200 acres) of landscaped gardens, the world-famous San Diego Zoo, recreational spaces,
Tours from $21
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Duration: 2 to 5 hours
Experience life at sea without leaving port by visiting the USS Midway Museum, San Diego's number 1 rated visitor attraction. A visit to this historic naval aircraft carrier museum is an essential experience for people of all ages. Hangar Deck and Flight Deck tour routes will showcase Midway’s exclusive collection of more than 30 restored Navy aircraft and the incredible views of San Diego Bay.
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State Park
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The 809 hectares (2,000 acres) of Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve make up one of the wildest stretches of land on the southern Californian
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Cabrillo National Monument commemorates the landing of Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo’s expedition to San Diego Bay in 1524. It was the first time t
Tours from $30

San Diego County

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Guaranteeing year-round pleasant weather and sun-drenched beaches, a holiday in San Diego County is all about outdoor fun. California's oldest town, San Diego charms visitors with its Spanish Colonial-style buildings, lush gardens, and interesting museums, but there are plenty of other passions to pursue in the surrounds. The picturesque downtown area of Carlsbad packed with restaurants, shops, and bars, draws visitors with its Old California beach town look. Perfect for a family outing, zoos and aquariums of Julian remain less crowded alternatives to famous San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld. On a carefully planned San Diego County trip, you can enjoy the diversity of culture and nature both. Plan your visit to San Diego County and other destinations in United States using our United States online route planner.

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