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“Great City Park, Period!”
Review of Balboa Park

Balboa Park
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$59.00*
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Private Balboa Park Segway Tour
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$46.00*
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San Diego City Sightseeing Tour Including La Jolla
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$69.00*
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Balboa Park Segway Tour
Ranked #3 of 442 things to do in San Diego
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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 young children, Stroller parking, Activities for older children
Reviewed October 3, 2012

This City Park definitely has more than most, and represents what any city park should, culture, history, art, entertainment, pride, and beauty.

Thank Ryan M
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Reviewed October 3, 2012

We went for a long weekend to San Diego to visit our son and daughter in law. While this wasn't our first visit to Balboa Park, I have never written it up before. Balboa Park is certainly one of the gems of San Diego. It is a place that offers a multitude of experiences and should not be missed when visiting this fine city. There are multiple museums, gardens, restaurants, the world famous zoo is close by. You can go there to see a play, walk the grounds, or just people watch. Parking is free, but there is an admission price for some of the exhibits. The architecture in the park is magnificent. It will definitely take more than a day to see it all.
So when you are in San Diego, don't miss this great campus.

Thank Larry L
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Reviewed October 3, 2012

What a lovely place. The park itself was beautiful along with the sixteen different museums within the park. Beautiful architecture and landscaping too. Well worth a visit.

Thank weelynn
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Reviewed October 3, 2012

So much to do there, We had two days there but It should take four! The Zoo was brilliant. Loved it!

Thank William L
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Reviewed October 3, 2012

Nice place to spend Sunday morning, looking at the art and observing people. You can walk from Gaslamp Quarter to Balboa Park. It takes about 30 minutes to go there.

Thank Birgitta S
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