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“always walk the park” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Balboa Park

Balboa Park
1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
619-239-0512
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$46*
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San Diego City Tour
Ranked #2 of 495 things to do in San Diego
Activities: Biking, City walk sightseeing, Walking, Viewing wildlife, Getting married
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: One of the most popular urban parks in the United States, this bucolic paradise is packed with an array of attractions, including the world-famous San Diego Zoo.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Stroller parking
Redding, California, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“always walk the park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Every visit to San Diego we find time to walk Balboa Park. We enjoy the Old Globe Theater and Arboretum, as well as the long paths with squirrels, picnic tables, and wide open lawn.

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Tucson, Arizona, USA
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“Nice place to spend an afternoon”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Beautiful setting and lots of museums. Great place to take photos and let the kids burn off some energy. The museums can be pricey if you plan on going to more than one.

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Crownsville
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Take a week to see all attractions”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Contains multiple museums and Zoo. Lots to see and do.
Magnificent grounds.Easy walkig or take free shuttle..

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Columbia, Maryland
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Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
“Beautiful park in the middle of the city”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Lovely views, great landscaping, lots of museums... what's not to love? It's a lovely place to stroll through the park and gardens.

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San Diego, California
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“Historical Park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Beautiful flowers display in the botanical garden, the fish pond, the rose garden. A great place to enjoy a nice walk

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