Things to do in San Diego

This city by the sea is a coveted vacation destination for anyone with wanderlust. San Diego has it all: natural beauty, a buzzing nightlife, plenty of food, and more adventure sports than you can tackle in one trip. Whether you’re hoping to soak in some sun on the beaches or eat your way through the Gaslamp District, travelers of all types can find fun things to do in San Diego, CA. From the mountains to the sea, San Diego activities appeal to the heart of anyone eager to experience Southern California.

Balboa Park Private Segway Tour
Embark on a specially tailored private tour of San Diego's beloved Balboa Park and discover 1,000 acres (400 ha) of beautiful museums, lush gardens, historical sites, and the San Diego Zoo. Led by your expert guide, ride along palm-lined walkways... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$106.92
per adult

Bike, Kayak & Hike Tour of La Jolla
Beginners, weekend warriors, and hardcore adventurers can enjoy this unique way to discover all that San Diego has to offer by biking down a mountain, kayaking to sea caves, and hiking along ocean-side bluffs. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$125.00
per adult

Champagne Brunch Cruise on the Bay
Head out on a luxury yacht for a delectable brunch, featuring live entertainment and gorgeous views of the harbor. A mimosa greets you as you board and marvel at the elegance and style of the yacht hosting you on a... Read More

$83.79
per adult

Coronado Island Segway Tour
Sit back and watch a hilarious (and educational) training video before you take off from the historic Gaslamp Quarter with your guide. Your ride starts as you cruise up and down the streets of San Diego en route to the... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$149.00
per adult

Cupcake Tour of Hollywood
There's no sweeter treat than the cupcake, and this guided tour lets you sample your way through the neighborhood's best frostings and flavors. See how the words, "Meet me at 3rd and Fairfax" became an old Hollywood saying as you... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Land Adventures, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

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$50.00

$25.00
per adult

Dine, Dance & Cruise on the Bay
Step aboard a luxury yacht, where you are greeted with a chilled glass of champagne. Enjoy first-class service and a freshly prepared 3-course meal at your own private table. Breathe in the fresh sea air from the observation deck as... Read More

$104.12
per adult

Dining at Hard Rock Cafe with Priority Seating
Dine like a rock star among pop, soul, and rock 'n' roll memorabiliacostumes and instruments from your favorite musiciansat the Hard Rock Cafe. Skip the lines with priority seating and enjoy a classic meal and a cookie. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

2 hours

Free cancellation

$21.33
per adult

EagleRider Motorcycle Rental
Harley-Davidson is the quintessential American motorcycle. Take the opportunity to climb aboard this iconic vehicle and experience your vacation destination from an entirely new perspective. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

1 day

$172.00
per adult

Embarcadero & Waterfront Segway Tour
Explore San Diego's bustling Embarcadero and palm-lined waterfront on an exciting Segway tour. Learn captivating facts as you cruise alongside the city's most beloved hotspots like the USS Midway Museum at Navy Pier, the quaint Seaport Village, and scenic Embarcadero... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour

Free cancellation

$55.89
per adult

Gaslamp & Downtown Segway Tour
Hop on a Segway and explore San Diego's historic downtown and the locally beloved Gaslamp Quarter. Led by knowledgeable and charismatic tour guides, this tour steers through the city's central business district, the charming Seaport Village, and Petco Park, home... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$74.52
per adult

Gaslamp Quarter Segway Tour
Ride a Segway while touring San Diego's cultural Gaslamp Quarter and checking out seaside scenery along San Diego Bay. Gliding along the Embarcadero near the harbor, hear about historic neighborhoods, the USS San Diego Memorial, the USS Midway, and Balboa... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$149.00
per adult

Go San Diego Card
Choose the convenience of a single card that allows you to visit as many attractions as you choose per day while also saving on admission and receiving discounts to popular area shops. Read More

$84.00
per adult

Guided Tijuana City & Shopping Tour
Fall in love with Mexico during an afternoon of taco tasting and shopping amid the contrasts of Tijuana's dynamic urban culture and guarded Mexican traditions. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$63.00
per adult

Historic Tours of America: Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley
With this hop-on hop-off tour, you can explore parks, the waterfront, and interesting neighborhoods at your leisure. Turn back the pages of history and learn how San Diego became the birthplace of California as you listen to an entertaining conductor... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

1 day

Free cancellation

$37.00
per adult

Hornblower Cruises: Harbor Cruise of San Diego Bay
Sit back and relax as you cruise San Diego Bay. Listen to an entertaining guide share history and highlights of the city while pointing out sites like North Island Naval Air Station, Cabrillo National Monument, USS Midway, and the Star... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour

Free cancellation

$24.00
per adult

Introductory Segway Class
Learn the ins and outs of operating a Segway with this informative introduction, so you can show off your mastery of this futuristic-looking transportation device. Personalized instruction and an enclosed training area make for an entertaining and safe experience. ... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$30.00
per adult

La Jolla & Mission Beach Trolley Tour
Discover why so many flock to San Diego's pristine beaches and breathtaking coastline on this hop-on hop-off bus tour. Jump on an authentically styled beach trolley and see the best that the city has to offer, including Mission Beach, Old... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 50 minutes

Free cancellation

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$29.00

$28.50
per adult

La Jolla & Torrey Pines Guided Beach Tour
Discover the essence of Southern California beach culture and the seaside charm of San Diego on this tour of the city's most famous beaches, piers, and coastlines. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$69.00
per adult

La Jolla Bike Tour
Start the morning at the top of Mt. Soledad with an outstanding, 360-degree view of San Diego and the surrounding countryside. After breathing in the air from the highest coastal peak within hundreds of miles, you take an inspiring bike... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$50.00
per adult

La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour
After a brief instruction session, launch your kayak from the beautiful La Jolla beach and start your journey to the sea caves and ecological reserve. Be prepared to get wet as you venture past ocean-carved rock formations and swaying kelp... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$50.00
per adult

LEGOLAND Tickets
Aimed at families with kids ages 2-12, LEGOLAND rides, shows, and attractions center on the colorful blocks and the imaginative creations you make with them. Read More

Categories: Amusement Parks

1 day

Free cancellation

$85.00
per adult

Macy's Star Shopper Package by ShopAmerica
Experience the styles, selections, and great prices that built Macy's reputation over the last 150 years. The Macy's Star Shopper Package provides exclusive savings and samples of some of Macy's fabulous merchandise. Read More

Categories: Attractions

3 days

Free cancellation

$42.00
per adult

Natural History Museum
A wonder for all ages, the fascinating San Diego Natural History Museum offers exhibits about the area's rich natural history and ancient artifacts. Explore 5 floors of captivating collections, and visit the state-of-the-art 3-D theater. Read More

Categories: Attractions

1 day

Free cancellation

$17.00
per adult

Old Town, Balboa Park & La Jolla Tour
This sightseeing tour shows you the many sides of the San Diego areafrom naturally scenic La Jolla to culture-rich Balboa Park and historic Old Town. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

$48.00
per adult

Premium Outlet Shopping Package by Shop America Alliance
Las Americas Premium Outlets is one of the premier places to shop in San Diego for designer and luxury merchandise. You're sure to find the perfect item whether you're shopping for yourself or picking up a souvenir for someone back... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

1 day

Free cancellation

$40.00
per adult

San Diego 3-for-1 Pass
Take a full 5 days to check out all that SeaWorld San Diego, the San Diego Zoo, and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have to offerfrom rare animal encounters to wild rides that blast you through the air. Read More

Categories: Amusement Parks, Attractions

5 days

Free cancellation

$157.00
per adult

San Diego SEAL Tour
Climb aboard a Hydra-Terra amphibious vehicle, the SEAL, and see the city of San Diego from unique vantage pointsboth land and sea. Start from the Seaport Village, drive along the shores of Big Bay, splash into the waters of the... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$37.00
per adult

San Diego Zoo Safari Park
The sun beats down on the grasslands as you look out over the plains, and for a second, you swear you feel the heat of the Kenyan savanna. Explore natural habitats and get up close and personal with more than... Read More

Categories: Attractions

1 day

Free cancellation

$46.00
per adult

San Diego Zoo Tickets
Immerse yourself in the animal kingdom at the San Diego Zoo, home to more than 4,000 animals across 800 rare and exotic species. Spend quality time with giant pandas, New Zealand kiwis, endangered sun bears, and Galapagos tortoisesthe zoo's oldest... Read More

Categories: Attractions

1 day

Free cancellation

$46.00
per adult

SeaWorld San Diego Admission
Connect to the ocean at SeaWorld, racing like a ray on Manta the ride, watching whales leap at the One Ocean show, and seeingand sometimes feelingsea creatures up close at Explorer's Reef and Shark Encounter. Read More

Categories: Attractions

Free cancellation

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$88.00

$79.00
per adult

Shared Shuttle: San Diego International Airport (SAN)
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between San Diego International Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

15 minutes

Free cancellation

$8.00
per adult

Southern California 2-Park Flex Ticket
In the span of 2 weeks, you can pay 1 visit each to SeaWorld San Diegowhere you can forge a connection with the oceanand Universal Studios Hollywoodfull of limelight action from your favorite movies, TV shows, and characters. Read More

Categories: Amusement Parks

2 days

Free cancellation

$149.53
per adult

Southern California CityPASS
Soak up the magic of 4 beloved and iconic Southern California theme parks. Meet your favorite Disney characters at Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park, see movies spring to life at Universal Studios Hollywood, and discover the wonders of... Read More

Categories: Amusement Parks

5 days

Free cancellation

$334.00
per adult

Speed Boat Adventure Tour
Feed your need for speed in your own F13 mini speedboat. This guided tour escorts you out along San Diego Bay, with tour narration coming to you through a 2-way communication system. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities

Free cancellation

$59.42
per adult

Surfing Lessons
Learn the best techniques for catching waves from a professional surfing instructor at La Jolla Beach. This crescent beach is the perfect place to learnor refinethe art of surfing. On soft sand, discover how to read ocean conditions and surf... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$77.00
per adult

USS Midway Museum
Climb aboard the USS Midway, known for serving in both Operation Frequent Wind in 1975 and Operation Desert Storm in 1991. Take time to explore all the main areas of this famed aircraft carrier, including access to 29 carefully restored... Read More

Categories: Attractions

4 hours

Free cancellation

$21.67
per adult

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