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Start Planning Your San Diego Vacation

Start planning your San Diego vacation with these resources.

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In the meantime, here are a few resources that will help you plan a San Diego Vacation.

Go San Diego Pass (Popular)

If you are going to visit the San Diego Zoo, LEGOLAND, SeaWorld San Diego, Balboa Park, and other popular San Diego attractions, it usually makes sense to purchase a bundled attractions pass.

By far, the most popular is the Go San Diego pass because you can choose All-Inclusive or Build-Your-Own.

LJM Exclusive: Click to apply a 10% discount on All-Inclusive Go San Diego passes through January 1, 2020.

See also: San Diego Discounts: 13 Ways to Experience the City for Less


Discounted Theme Park Tickets

You don’t have to pay gate pricing. I’ve written tips for how to buy discount tickets for San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, SeaWorld San Diego, LEGOLAND California, Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, and Six Flags Magic Mountain.

You can also bookmark my California tickets page that I keep up-to-date with the latest deals and pricing, all in one place.


Family Travel to San Diego

The kids are absolutely going to love it here.

40 Things to Do with Kids in San Diego

10 Best San Diego Sightseeing Tours

10 San Diego Museums You Need to See


Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors

We have 70 miles of coastline and a year-round average of 70 degrees F.

Best San Diego Beaches – From North to South

25 Epic Outdoor San Diego Adventures

11 Extreme Adventures in San Diego

30 Best San Diego Hikes (An Instagram Tour)


Tips for Getting Around

It’s a pretty spread out place but you don’t have to rent a car (it might be a good idea though).

Guide to San Diego Car Services