San Diego Area Theme Parks
Amusement Park Mission Bay
San Diego's premiere beachfront amusement center features everything from
rides and games to shops and oceanfront restaurants. Ride the Giant Dipper
Roller Coaster, The Beach Blaster and The Endless Wave.
San Diego Mission Bay
See Shamu, everybody's favorite killer whale plus polar bears, sharks, penguins, manatees, and other sealife, animal attractions and thrill rides. Little kids splash and play in Shamu's Happy Harbor while older ones get wet on Journey to Atlantis. On behind-the-scenes tour and you might see dolphin training session or go backstage to pet a penguin.
LegoLand California Carlsbad, CA
Scaled models of landmark cities including Manhattan, Washington, D.C., and others rise up out of over 20 million LEGO bricks. LegoLand caters almost exclusively to young kids. Fairy Tale Brook floats children through an enchanted forest of storybook characters, while the driving school gets six-year-olds behind the wheel of their own car.
San Diego's Wild Animal Park
The 1,800 acre San Diego Wild Animal Park houses more than 3,500 rare or endangered creatures. Get up close an almost personal with birds and animals including giraffe, white rhino, antelope, ostrich, zebras, and wildebeest while riding the Wgasa Bush Line Railway.
San Diego Zoo Balboa Park
The best zoo in the country. The 100-acre Zoo is home to 4,000 rare and endangered animals representing more than 800 species and subspecies, and a prominent botanical collection with more than 700,000 exotic plants. It is located just north of downtown San Diego in Balboa Park
Balboa Park North of Downtown San Diego
The nation's largest urban cultural park and home to 15 major museums, renowned performing arts venues, beautiful gardens and the San Diego Zoo, the Park has an ever-changing calendar of museum exhibitions, plays, musicals, concerts, and classes -all in the beautiful and timeless setting of this must experience San Diego attraction.