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Balboa Park

1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101-1660
+1 619-239-0512
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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.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101-1660
+1 619-239-0512
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Reviewed August 30, 2016

It was my first visit to Balboa Park so it was a bit overwhelming. They do have a good parking system, there is a huge FREE parking lot by the Veteran's Museum and from there you can catch the free tram service that takes you...More

Thank McKenna S
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Lovely place to go for indoor and outdoor activity. We walked here and all around the park. Amazing Friday at the park - you have museums to drop into if it rains and a full park property to enjoy in the sunshine. Our family loved...More

Thank chunt1313
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Great park adjacent to Zoo. Take a picnic or just a stroll pre or post Zoo visit which is a must. Lovely spot for the whole family or just a walk and wander for couple.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed August 30, 2016

The park is larger than Central Park in New York City. Beautiful and full of history of the San Diego of yester year and the San Diego of today. Much to see and do, and the Zoo Is a must visit. My wife and me...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2016

One day is not enough to see this amazing park. I would recommend that you start off with a Segway tour with Bridgette at Adventures in San Diego Bridgette@AdventuresInSanDiego.com. Besides being a blast riding a Segway (our first time) you get to see an over...More

Thank Russell J
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Me and my boyfriend visited the Museum of Man, located near the main bridge into Balboa Park. It was a really cool museum, complete with real mummies, and a tour of the beautiful mosaic tower, the tallest structure in the park (although the tour costs...More

Thank mellonninamarie
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Balboa Park was fun to visit - a wide range of interesting museums in a walkable area. We found the entry prices a little high but you can still have a good time looking at the outside of the buildings and going into the free...More

Thank Carolyn4421
Reviewed August 29, 2016

There is so much to do in the park: beautiful gardens, museums, shows, shops, and more. The park was clean, and we felt safe at all times.

Thank Vicki A
Reviewed August 29, 2016

There was so much variety that one can participate in... see, do and eat! Lots of museums with lots of variety in type to choose from. There were lots of venues for ALL ages, whether you're a solo, coupe, family or group. Lots of places...More

Thank msywhang
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

So much to see and do! There are several museums to experience (for a cost) and if you don't want to spend any money there is also a plethora of things to walk and see. Beautiful fountains, spectacular sculptures and art, romantic gardens, phenomenal trees...More

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Gail S
November 1, 2017|
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Response from theotherLebowski | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Can’t help you. The park has a great website and app on which we relied.
September 22, 2017|
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Response from Mary T | Reviewed this property |
No charge for the park itself or for some of the exhibits. There is a charge for some of the museums and the zoo. No charge for parking!
August 9, 2017|
Response from keryaroundtheworld | Reviewed this property |
yes, they rent motorized carts for disabled people.