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Best things to do in San Diego

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Zoo
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“World famous San Diego zoo can eat up most of your day exploring the beautiful and expansive grounds.”
729 locals recommend
Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“Beautiful scenery, walking paths, gardens, museums, places to eat, music, entertainment, historical part of San Diego.”
997 locals recommend
Park
“Good hikes. Park at bottom, walk up and around, back down on the beach. This is not the golf course - it's next to it.”
493 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Spend the day with the family at Sea World. Discount tickets often available at Costco or online. ”
297 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Embrace the coastal chic lifestyle at Southern California's trendiest destination, Fashion Valley. Accented by living succulent walls, gorgeous palm trees and an array of high end brands. Fashion Valley Mall is an upscale, open-air shopping mall in Mission Valley in San Diego.”
285 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“All the best bars restaurant and sports venues in town within walking distances ”
432 locals recommend
Zoo
“Safari locally in the terrain of wild animals representing their natural environment. ”
253 locals recommend
Museum
“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.”
248 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Catch a Major League Baseball game at Petco Park with the San Diego Padres.”
222 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
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“Lots of unique shops and restaurants near downtown San Diego. Great views of the bay. ”
284 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“History, shopping and dining with a Mexican flair. A great place to spend a few hours around lunch or dinner time. ”
363 locals recommend
Beach
“One of the best beaches in San Diego has a hidden treat - the only place in the world where you are able to swim with leopard sharks in the open water! Nearby Torrey Pines has wonderful trails for a short hike before taking a dive in the Pacific Ocean!”
384 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Fun little amusement park right by the beach. Buy a band for unlimited rides or buy tickets for individual rides. Fair games and arcade also there. ”
219 locals recommend
Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“There are numerous museums, a beautiful arboretum, access to the famous San Diego Zoo right next door, beautiful strolls through a well-preserved San Diego landmark. ”
357 locals recommend
National Park
“Excellent place with awesome views. I think its the best place in San Diego for views. National Parks pass is free to enter $10 per vehicle”
304 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Marine life shows, rides, aquariums, and plenty of other opportunities to see what San Diego has to offer!”
142 locals recommend