Top Ten San Diego Attractions
Touch and feed dolphins, come face to face with a polar bear, and experience
a spine-tingling movie adventure at R.L.Stineís Haunted Lighthouse 4-D. If you
are feeling brave, you can even challenge eight stories of unpredictable plunges,
twists, and turns on the all-new Journey To Atlantis. It's a mythical rush through
uncharted waters! And just try to stay dry when the world-famous Shamu comes
a-splashing! SeaWorld San Diego - touch a world that touches you.
Swing by the San Diego Zoo and visit our newest exhibit, Absolutely Apes, and
explore other naturalistic attractions including the SBC Giant Panda Research
Center. View animals in habitats that simulate their native homelands of Africa,
Asia, North and South America, and more. In all, you'll view more than 4,000
amazing mammals, reptiles, and birds.
La Jolla is located 15 minutes from downtown San Diego. It has wonderful beaches,
cultural activities and fine restaurants. La Jolla is an exquisite combination
of a southern European resort atmosphere and Southern California fun. While
La Jolla is known to be one of the most affluent communities in the United States,
it has a down to earth sense due to the beautiful natural scenery and the helpfulness
of its residents. So during your San Diego trip, plan at least one day to experience
everything that La Jolla has to offer.
San Diego County is home to over 30 beaches stretching along 70 miles of beautiful
coastline. One of San Diego's most famous beaches, Coronado Beach, was once
again named among America's Top Ten Beaches. So whether you want to work on
your tan, surf, boogie board, or simply want to enjoy a leisurely day at the
beach; San Diego's beautiful beaches combined with its year round perfect weather
make it a beach lover's paradise.
Balboa Park is made up of more than 1,000 acres and offers fifteen museums,
various gardens, arts and international culture associations, as well as the
San Diego Zoo, making it a place that offers something historical, horticultural,
educational and recreational for everyone. This urban park, just minutes away
from Downtown San Diego, is also renowned for its brilliant displays of seasonal
flowers and shady groves of trees.
Although San diego boasts many attractions, perhaps the most colorful is Old
Town San Diego. Dating back to the time of the early Spaniards in California,
Old Town San Diego reflects the rich and colorful history of early California.
Daily shows, monthly festivities, dining, artisans, and a wealth of beautiful
shops give Old Town its festive air. It's the one place you won't want to miss.
With over 2,000 acres of park areas to explore, the San Diego Wild Animal Park
offers a more natural setting to view the animals, birds and fish than the conventional
cages of a zoo. Take the hour-long train ride and see giraffes and wild horses,
or stop at the petting zoo to allow kids to pet and feed gentle deer and goats.
The bird show in not to be missed.
21 blocks of sidewalk cafes and open air restaurants, jazz clubs, late night
dancing, resident artists and micro breweries, "the Historic Hear of San Diego," as it is known, is Downtown, just a short walk from the Convention Center.
A 128-acre park that contains 5,000 Lego models made up of more than 30 million
Lego bricks. It also features more than 40 interactive exhibits, attractions,
family rides and shows. Although LegoLandís broadest appeal is to kids 12 and
under, anyone with a young spirit will enjoy San Diegoís Newest theme park.
Mission Bay Park is the largest man-made aquatic park in the country, consisting
of 4,235 acres, approximately 46% land and 54% water. The park offers a wide
range of recreational activities including paths for walking and jogging, and
playgrounds for children. It is one of San Diego's most popular locations to
fly a kite, picnic or sail a model yacht.
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