Things to Do in San Diego: Attractions, Theme Parks, Harbor Tours, Museums Plus Coupons & Tickets

Attractions

SeaWorld San Diego is set on 189 beautifully landscaped acres along the sparkling shores of Mission Bay Park. As you might expect, SeaWorld has something to offer everyone. This fun-filled marine life park features thousands of fascinating ocean creatures including sea lion shows, dolphins, as well as penguins, sharks and colorful fish.


Balboa Park

Romantic Balboa Park is the nation’s largest urban cultural park consisting of a forest of exotic trees, well-kept gardens, and a majestic lily pond, which is the most photographed site in the park. Here too is the renowned Old Globe Theatre and 17 outstanding must-see museums, art galleries and one of the largest planetariums in the entire country.


Breweries

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens is located in the Heart of North County, in Escondido, and is quickly becoming one of San Diego’s most favored places to spend a weekend afternoon. Whether gathering for dinner with friends, happy hour or a weekend afternoon, the Stone Bistro is due to exceed your expectations for what…


Casinos

Here are ten countywide Las Vegas-style casinos. These casinos offer top notch gaming venues, live entertainment and dining alternatives galore 24 hours a day. Thus, you no longer have to go to Las Vegas to enjoy gaming at its best. Enjoy all the comforts of Las Vegas, including impressive restaurants, luxurious day spas, outlet shopping, along with live performances & concerts by nationally acclaimed entertainers.


CityPASS

CityPASS offers a great opportunity to experience the best attractions located throughout Southern California, including Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego. These attractions and tours offer everything from state-of-the-art rides to walks through historic neighborhoods. Experience world class thrills at Universal Studios Hollywood, SeaWorld and Disneyland, still the “happiest place on Earth.”


Coronado Ferry Landing

The striking architectural design of Coronado Ferry Landing is reminiscent of the famous Hotel del Coronado. It’s home to a sensational restaurant row made up of seven bayfront fine and casual dining including Peohe’s, Coronado’s premier waterfront restaurant, and Il Fornaio, serving exquisite gourmet Italian cuisine. If you like to dine and shop, this is the place to be.


Day Spas

The Spa at Morgan Run offers a relaxing ambiance with wonderful aromas and soothing music that will take you to a place of pure bliss. With Zen Gardens and plush, extra wide, heated beds, we will be able to turn an hour massage into a mini-vacation. Their exquisite spa menu includes a variety of massages, facials, body wraps and body scrubs.


Farmers’ Markets

The Carlsbad Village Farmers’ Market is California Certified which means you are guaranteed to get the freshest fruits, vegetables, plants and flowers from local farmers. We also have numerous specialty food vendors selling homemade and imported items including salsa, cheese, granola, popcorn, fresh-squeezed juice, olives and olive oil, seasonings and mixes, tamales and burritos, breads and pastries and local farm fresh eggs.


Fiesta de Reyes

There is no place in Old Town quite like Fiesta de Reyes (3) for a unique dining and shopping experience for the whole family. This dining and shopping extravaganza is alive with early California charm, festive live Mexican music and folklorico dancing. Ideally located in the northeast corner of the Old Town Plaza, this one-of-a-kind attraction offers two excellent Mexican restaurants and 19 fascinating locally owned shops. Fiesta de Reyes is located at 2754 Calhoun St.


Golf

San Diego is a one of the premier golf destinations in the country. Our beautiful year-round temperate weather provides perfect days for golf in all four seasons. San Diego and the surrounding area features over 80 golf courses. The variety in design includes layouts to satisfy the taste of any golfer.


Harbor Cruises

Flagship Cruises & Events, a San Diego Harbor Excursion luxury brand, has a premiere fleet of yachts available for booking private charters and event cruises. It has luxury yacht charter packages for weddings, corporate events, holiday parties, group outings and more. Each package can be customized and consists of stellar service, gourmet food prepared on board by chefs, full bar options and the San Diego skyline as a backdrop.


Historic Sites

On the windswept tip of Point Loma is Cabrillo National Monument, which is the third most visited national monument in the United States. From this vantage point, 422 ft high above the ocean, you will be able to enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the city of San Diego and beyond. On a clear day you can actually see the San Bernadino Mountains, over 100 miles away.


Live Theatre

As one of San Diego’s leading performing arts organizations, Lamb’s Players Theatre is proud to be an integral part of the vibrant arts community in this nationally recognized cultural destination. They run shows year-round in two theatres, one is located in the charming island community of Coronado, just a short drive over the bridge from downtown San Diego.


Mission Trails

Mission Trails Regional Park is the largest of the City of San Diego’s parks and is the third gem of the city’s park system. Mission Trails is larger than Mission Bay and Balboa parks combined. At 5,800 acres, it is the largest open space urban park west of the Mississippi. It includes two lakes, a scenic stretch of the San Diego River and Old Mission Dam; a day-use campground for picnics; and Cowles Mountain, whose summit offers a panoramic view of the city.


Museums

On the windswept tip of Point Loma is Cabrillo National Monument, which is the third most visited national monument in the United States. From this vantage point, 422 ft high above the ocean, you will be able to enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the city of San Diego and beyond. On a clear day you can actually see the San Bernadino Mountains, over 100 miles away.


Nightlife

When the sun goes down, the natives get restless. Many head for their nearest watering hole, while the more sophisticated leave their beachwear behind, freshen up and slip into something slinky, stylish and fashionable.


Old Town San Diego

San Diego’s Old Town San Diego State Historic Park conveys an authentic re-creation of the city’s glorious history between 1821 and 1872. Restored adobe homes, museums, landmarks, commercial shops, restaurants, informative park rangers and volunteers all bring the flavor of the past into the present. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience Old Town and to walk where San Diego’s founding fathers walked.


San Diego Symphony

The jewel of this district is the historic Copley Symphony Hall (20) at 750 B St. (619-235-0804). It is regarded as one of the finest classical music venues on the West Coast. This year the San Diego Symphony, now over 100 years old and one of the oldest orchestras in California, will embark on a two-week tour starting at Carnegie Hall in New York City and ending in China.


Seaport Village

Seaport Village is a charming 14-acre waterfront shopping, dining and entertainment complex. You can also get two hours of free validated parking with any purchase. Fifty yards south of The Fish Market Restaurant is Seaport Village. Celebrating 30 years, Seaport Village is a one-of-a-kind attraction consists of more than 70 fascinating little shops and charming bayside restaurants, live entertainment and beautiful bayfront scenery all in one place.


Sports & Recreation

San Diego is about with great adventures awaiting you. Ranging from boat rentals, tours, hot airbaloon rides and more! San Diego also has plenty of great activities that are perfect for an afternoon of good times with friends and family. Also look at our San Diego Coupons & San Diego Calendar of Events pages when planning your activities.