La Jolla Mom

Must-See San Diego Tourist Attractions

San Diego Zoo  Location: Balboa Park  This is a truly special place where every dollar you spend goes toward the care of the animals and various conservation initiatives.

LEGOLAND California Resort  Location: Carlsbad  This is a popular desgination for families with children between 2-12. You’ll fnd more than 60 kid-friendly rides and attractions in the theme park, SEA LIFE Aquarium, a seasonal water park, and two hotels.

San Diego Zoo Safari Park Location: Escondido  This is home to larger animals, hence its 1800-acre size and location in Escondido’s San Pasqual Valley.  It’s broken up into themed regions of the world and takes a full day to see it all.

Little Italy  Location: Downtown San Diego  This neighborhood was established by Italian families who contributed to San Diego’s once-thriving tuna industry. It’s one of our most popular tourist places to visit for dinner and shopping near downtown.

Coronado Island  Location: Coronado  It’s easy to spend a half or full day in this charming community with gorgeous beaches that are rated among the best in the nation.