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Top family activities in San Diego

San Diego, USA

San Diego is a destination of sunshine, adventure and freedom.

From bays to boulevards, and everything in between, there's unique attractions for everyone in the family. Consistently rated as one of the top family destinations in North America, it's the perfect vacation for the young, and the young at heart.

LEGOLand California

LEGOLAND California
Attempt to contain your child's excitement, as LEGOLAND California has unveiled an entirely new world to jump into: LEGO NINJAGO World. It's a ninja-themed land within the park which features interactive rides, technology to play with and immersive activities to train your young ones to become a ninja. Other things to explore at LEGOLAND include Miniland USA, Block of Fame and rides such as the LEGO TECHNIC Coaster and BIONICLE Blaster.

San Diego Zoo and Safari Park

San Diego Zoo and Safari Park
San Diego Zoo is celebrating 100 years as one of the world’s best animal presentation complexes. Housing 4000 animals of 800 rare and exotic species, explore and engage with the wonderful animals that roam our planet in the world-famous 40-hectare tropical garden. To satisfy your wild side, head down to the Zoo’s Safari Park, located 48 kilometres north of downtown. Here you’ll see wild animals roam free over vast expanses as they would in their native habitats of Africa and Asia. Take one of the exciting Safari Tours as you get the chance to meander among the animals and engage in animal encounters to get up close and personal with some of your favourite creatures.

New Children's Museum

The New Children's Museum
This vibrant discovery centre is an interactive arts destination for adventurous families. The museum encourages children to think, play and create with hands-on activities and showcases. Innovative exhibitions ‒ such as the delicious celebration of food and fun, ‘Feast’ ‒ are designed by emerging and established contemporary artists. It is downtown San Diego's first public 'green' project, thanks to its environmentally friendly infrastructure and architecture. Recycled building materials have been used, as well as water-saving devices and natural convection cooling.