What to do in San Diego
Our nation’s largest urban cultural park, Balboa Park is home to 15 major museums, renowned performing arts venues, beautiful gardens and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. The Park has an ever changing calendar of museum exhibitions, plays, musicals, concerts, and classes—all in a beautiful park setting. There is also a terrific restaurant for lunch or dinner (Prado) or tea and lunch at the Japanese Friendship Garden. http://www.balboapark.org
Maritime Museum of San Diego
The museum has a fine collections of historic ships, including the world’s oldest active ship Star of India. The ships and exhibits are available for daily public tours. Bay cruises available too!
Cabrillo National Monument
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo stepped into history as the first European to set foot on what is now the West Coast of the United States. In addition to telling the story of 16th century exploration, the park is home to a wealth of cultural and natural resources, including whalewatching for gray whales on their spectacular migration as they sometimes pass by very close to shore here. The Old Point Loma Lighthouse has been safely guiding mariners into the harbor of San Diego since 1855. Cabrillo National Monument is rich in natural resources, both on land and in the water.
San Diego Trolley Tour
Entertaining and educational city tours! Old Town, Gaslamp Quarter, Point Loma, Seaport Village, navy ships, Coronado Island, and more San Diego attractions are covered on these tours.
USS Midway Museum
The USS Midway was the longest-serving U.S. Navy aircraft carrier of the 20th century and is now a floating museum. Explore more than 60 exhibits with a collection of 25 restored aircraft.
Flagship Cruises and Events: San Diego Harbor Tour
Enjoy a sightseeing tour on the bay with San Diego’s longest running harbor cruise company. Choose either a 1 or 2 hour professionally narrated tour of San Diego Bay, or a ferry ride to Coronado Island for lunch and shopping.