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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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“Considered the best zoo in the world, you can't leave San Diego without visiting this iconic landmark.”
1161local recommendations
Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“This stunning and vibrant heart of San Diego is home to a multitude of museums, activities and the World Famous San Diego Zoo.”
1210local recommendations
Zoo
“North of San Diego about 50 minutes is a rural area with huge expanses for larger animals to roam.”
314local recommendations
Park
“hiking trail leads you above the ocean, beautiful views, trails take you down to beach and you walk on beach end of walk”
583local recommendations
Theme Park
566local recommendations
Shopping Plaza
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“Great place to walk during the day, near the USS Midway Museum, variety or restaurants in the area.”
335local recommendations
Shopping Mall
“Best spot to enjoy some shopping in an open air shopping mall with first class retailers. ”
389local recommendations
Theme Park Ride / Attraction
458local recommendations
Neighborhood
“It's the heart of San Diego's nightlife and host to 16 blocks of historical buildings.”
538local recommendations
Beach
“If you are in SD this is a must do. Great small Shops and lots of places to eat. But the views of the coastline is a thing of beauty.”
519local recommendations
Museum
“The USS Midway is great place to be onboard a Naval Aircraft Carrier also a great spot to be to see the sunset while on the flight deck.”
351local recommendations
Baseball Stadium
“Voted the best ballpark in Major League Baseball. If there is a Padres game going on during your stay, make the effort to go. Take the Coaster train from Oceanside to downtown. Order a large Sculpin IPA from the popular Ballast Point Brewery and eat the Cardiff Crack Nachos.”
369local recommendations
Neighborhood
“It's a state historic park and it's the home of some of the oldest buildings in San Diego dating back to the early 1800's. It's the perfect spot for the family.”
471local recommendations
Theme Park
“From mini golf to laser tag to zip lining, here's something at Belmont Park for everyone in your family.”
292local recommendations
National Park
“A must go if you stay in our studio. Great views of San Diego. You wont regret it. Bring some comfortable clothes if you want to hike a couple of hilly miles. ”
370local recommendations
Lodging
“Go to La Salsa or Subway across the street and take your food to the beach. Then have tea and coffee at the hotel and walk around. Marylin Monroe, Tony Curtis, The ex King of England who gave up his crown for the American divorcee.”
245local recommendations