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Ranked #31 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Islands; Resort Communities
Owner description: Two scenic islands in San Diego bay that offer a variety of restaurants, hotels and water sports such as scuba and fishing... more » Owner description: Two scenic islands in San Diego bay that offer a variety of restaurants, hotels and water sports such as scuba and fishing excursions. « less
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Ranked #32 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #33 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Aquariums; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Water Parks
Owner description: SeaWorld takes you on a one-of-a-kind journey to the wonders that exist beyond the ocean's door. A place where up-close... more » Owner description: SeaWorld takes you on a one-of-a-kind journey to the wonders that exist beyond the ocean's door. A place where up-close encounters connect you to the energy, excitement and mystery of the sea and sea life. A world of fascinating days, captivating nights and exhilarating adventure. Plus, Sesame Street presents Lights, Camera, Imagination!, a new 4-D movie and the all-new Sesame Street Bay of Play, an all-new play area with three family-friendly rides. « less
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Ranked #34 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Convention Centers
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Ranked #35 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Aquariums; Natural History Museums
Owner description: Birch Aquarium at Scripps is the public exploration center for the world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC... more » Owner description: Birch Aquarium at Scripps is the public exploration center for the world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the aquarium features more than 60 habitats of fishes and invertebrates from the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest to the tropical waters of Mexico and the Caribbean. An interactive museum showcases research discoveries by Scripps scientists on climate, Earth and ocean science. « less
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Ranked #36 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Beaches
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Children's Pool (La Jolla)
Ranked #37 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Beaches
Owner description: It was supposed to be a children's pool, but the harbor seals took over and it's a main tourist and local attraction. Great... more » Owner description: It was supposed to be a children's pool, but the harbor seals took over and it's a main tourist and local attraction. Great picture spot. « less
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Ranked #38 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Historic Walking Areas; State Parks; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods
Historic site in downtown San Diego that recreates life in the Mexican and early American periods of 1821 to 1872.
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Ranked #39 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Hiking Trails; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Geologic Formations; Bodies of Water
A short, one mile hike that offers one the opportunity to observe sea life along the shore.
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Ranked #40 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Missions
Owner description: Located in the Mission Valley section of San Diego, this historic mission was founded by Father Junipero Serra, who started a... more » Owner description: Located in the Mission Valley section of San Diego, this historic mission was founded by Father Junipero Serra, who started a string of 21 missions along the California coast. « less
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Ranked #41 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Parks
Owner description: Just a few minutes from downtown San Diego, Mission Trails Regional park has hiking trails, campgrounds, fishing, picnic... more » Owner description: Just a few minutes from downtown San Diego, Mission Trails Regional park has hiking trails, campgrounds, fishing, picnic facilities, and lots of wide open spaces. Run, bike or walk and enjoy the beautiful and peaceful scenery. « less
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Ranked #42 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #43 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Symphonies
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Ranked #44 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Fashionable streets in La Jolla that offer expensive shops, boutiques, art galleries and elegant restaurants.
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Ranked #45 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #46 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Beaches; State Parks
RV campgrounds and uncrowded beaches are what you will find along this popular recreation area in San Diego.
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Ranked #47 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Parks; Beaches
A 4,600-acre aquatic park dedicated to leisure and active sports.
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Ranked #48 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Theaters
Home to the San Diego Opera and Broadway theater.
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Ranked #49 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #50 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Beaches

San Diego locals love Black's Beach because it's a beautiful hike, very few people (even in the high season) and it is world renowned for surfing. Black's Beach is also a clothing... more »

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Ranked #51 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Neighborhoods; Historic Walking Areas; Historic Sites; Shops
Owner description: A 16-block national historic district that offers visitors a variety of restaurants and shops, as well as an eyeful of... more » Owner description: A 16-block national historic district that offers visitors a variety of restaurants and shops, as well as an eyeful of Victorian architecture. « less
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Ranked #52 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: The Chula Vista Nature Center is a living, breathing, flapping, buzzing and splashing home to the unique animals and plants... more » Owner description: The Chula Vista Nature Center is a living, breathing, flapping, buzzing and splashing home to the unique animals and plants of Southern California. The small zoo & aquarium is a convenient 6 miles south of downtown San Diego and is nestled within the peaceful setting of the 316-acre Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge. The Nature Center aquariums are home to Moray eels, Leopard sharks, stingrays, guitarfish and other marine life found in San Diego Bay. Rescued birds thrive in exhibits like Raptor Row and Eagle Mesa. Owls, hawks, falcons, waterfowl, shorebirds and eagles are just a few of our resident native birds.The Chula Vista Nature Center provides you the opportunity to have a close-up experience with San Diego’s locals – wild locals, that is. « less
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Ranked #53 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
Owner description: This walkway along San Diego's waterfront gives visitors great views of downtown and a chance to choose from many restaurants... more » Owner description: This walkway along San Diego's waterfront gives visitors great views of downtown and a chance to choose from many restaurants along the way. « less
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Ranked #54 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Science Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Museum's emphasis is on the history of flight, from the days of hot-air balloons to the Spirit of St. Louis to today's space... more » Owner description: Museum's emphasis is on the history of flight, from the days of hot-air balloons to the Spirit of St. Louis to today's space shuttles. « less
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Ranked #55 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Water Parks
Owner description: Home to the FlowRider and the only FlowBarrel in the United States, WaveHouse at Belmont Park attracts the attention of pro... more » Owner description: Home to the FlowRider and the only FlowBarrel in the United States, WaveHouse at Belmont Park attracts the attention of pro athletes and celebrities, tourists and locals, and media all itching to get a piece of the action. With 87 thousand plus riders a year and over 3 million visitors stopping by to catch a glimpse of these impressive man made waves and the individuals who take it on, the WaveHouse has become an experience you won’t find anywhere else. Between dynamic wave contests, an epic events schedule and an unmatched beachfront location; the unique elements at WaveHouse raise the bar to other venues and ignite the interest of action sports enthusiasts and San Diego’s youth culture. « less
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La Jolla Caves (La Jolla)
Ranked #56 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Caverns/ Caves
Seven elongated fissures in the cliff walls that can be entered during low tide.
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Ranked #57 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: The San Diego Museum of Art, the region’s oldest, largest and most visited art museum, provides a rich and diverse cultural... more » Owner description: The San Diego Museum of Art, the region’s oldest, largest and most visited art museum, provides a rich and diverse cultural experience. Located in the heart of beautiful Balboa Park, the Museum’s nationally renowned permanent collection includes Spanish and Italian old masters, South Asian paintings, and 19th- and 20th-century American paintings and sculptures.In addition, the Museum regularly features major exhibitions from around the world, as well as an extensive year-round schedule of supporting cultural and educational programs for children and adults. Exhibition text is always in English and Spanish. « less
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Ranked #58 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #59 of 225 attractions in San Diego
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Ranked #60 of 225 attractions in San Diego
Category: Specialty Museums
A museum of folk crafts with a variety of displays that run the gamut from textiles and toys to painting and sculpture.
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