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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 447 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, Activities for older children, Stroller parking
Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

Balboa Park is a favorite of mine.Always lots of things to do from festivals, museums, restaurants, countries represented thru their cultural houses to restaurants. A definite plus when visiting San Diego.....and right next-door to the zoo.

Thank Nancy J
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

This park has awesome museums and the Prado restaurant is a great place to end the day of touring! There is complimentary self parking but the Prado does offer valet if you're just wanting to dine in Balboa Park

Thank boltsfan858
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

The historic architecture and plantings make this one of the most beautiful city parks in the USA.
Culturally there are great museums, theaters and outdoor sculptures all located within easy walking distance. The park is a visual delight.

Thank PhotomanSanDiego
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Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

The Balboa park has something to do for everyone. Museums, galleries, gardens, restaurants... For the kids, there are puppet shows, science and space museum with IMAX, everything within walking distance. The San Diego Zoo is right next door as well. For the dads, that shun at museums, there a classic car collection too.

Thank SoCaltravelerSD
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Reviewed November 20, 2013

Some of these buildings are built more than a 100 years ago. The layout of the park is lovely. A great place to start getting a feel of San Diego if you are visiting as a tourist.

Thank Arundhati S
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