San Diego is a city on the Pacific coast of California known for its beaches, parks and warm climate. Immense Balboa Park is the site of the renowned San Diego Zoo, as well as numerous art galleries, artist studios, museums and gardens. A deep harbor is home to a large active naval fleet, with the USS Midway, an aircraft-carrier-turned-museum, open to the public.
Let\’s dig in to top 10 places in San Diego:
Balboa Park is a 1,200-acre historic urban cultural park in San Diego, California, United States. In addition to open space areas, natural vegetation zones, green belts, gardens, and walking paths, it contains museums, several theaters, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. There are also many recreational facilities and several gift shops and restaurants within the boundaries of the park.
2. San Diego Zoo:
The San Diego Zoo is a zoo in Balboa Park, San Diego, California, housing over 12,000 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies on 100 acres of Balboa Park leased from the City of San Diego.
Their Entry Fee:
San Diego Zoo Ticket Prices at the Gate
- 1-Day Passes: $62/adults (ages 12+) and $52/child (ages 3-11).
- 2-Visit Passes: $104/adults (ages 12+) and $94/child (ages 3-11).
- 1-Day Pass Plus (includes 1-Day Pass and one 4D theater experience)* — temporarily not available.
3.Sea World San Diego!
SeaWorld San Diego is an animal theme park, oceanarium, outside aquarium and marine mammal park, in San Diego, California, United States, inside Mission Bay Park. SeaWorld San Diego is a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
For reference, normal retail price at the gate for single entrance SeaWorld San Diego tickets is $93.99 for ages 3 and older. Kids ages 2 and under are free. The general parking fee at SeaWorld San Diego is currently $25 but you can upgrade to up-close and VIP parking.
4. USS Midway Carrier:
The USS Midway Museum is a historical naval aircraft carrier museum located in downtown San Diego, California at Navy Pier. The museum consists of the aircraft carrier Midway. The ship houses an extensive collection of aircraft, many of which were built in Southern California.
And it\’s totally free of cost, it will take you around 3 hours to take a tour at the museum, So visit accordingly to your time table;)
5.La Jolle Cove:
La Jolla Cove is a small, picturesque cove and beach that is surrounded by cliffs in La Jolla, San Diego, California. The Cove is protected as part of a marine reserve; underwater it is very rich in marine life, and is popular with snorkelers, swimmers and scuba divers.
Itinerary for a Perfect Day at La Jolla Cove
- Enjoy a delicious breakfast – with a view.
- Head to La Jolla Cove to watch the sea lions.
- Take in the view from Ellen Browning Scripps Park.
- Take a break for lunch.
- Take a stroll along the Historic Coast Walk.
- Enjoy Happy Hour by the sea.
- Stroll the art galleries or tour the eclectic Murals of La Jolla.
For more information, you can visit to their official site: la Jolla
6. Children’s Pool La Jolla:
Children\’s Pool Beach is a small sandy beach area located at 850 Coast Boulevard, at the end of Jenner Street, in San Diego, California. The Children\’s Pool earned its name after the construction of a concrete breakwater in 1931.
How do you get to La Jolla Cove from here?
-If you are at the Children\’s Pool, plan to walk a few minutes along Coast Boulevard from there to La Jolla Cove where our sea lions live. It\’s a very pretty, easy, and paved walk. Along the way, you can take a walk down to Shell Beach where there also may be tide pools and occasionally shells.
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