Popular Attractions in San Diego

August 7, 2015

If you are in an extended stay hotels with affordable rates near popular San Diego attractions this Summer, you couldn’t have picked a better time to visit this great city. Since San Diego in the summer has so much to offer, here’s a quick list of some fun places to visit while you’re in the area.

One of the first places to see should be the historic Balboa Park. At Balboa Park, come and see the beautiful architecture that can be seen all across the park. There are a number of museums here as well such as the Natural History Museum, The San Diego Museum of Art, and the San Diego Air and Space Museum just to name a few. If you want to relax, head over to one of the many smaller and unique parks that are within Balboa Park such as the Japanese Friendship Garden or the Rose Garden. For more information on all the things you can do and see here, visit balboapark.org

Next on the list is a trip to the San Diego Zoo. Ranked one of the best in the state, the Zoo offers not only a wide variety of animals, but also educational experiences as well. In the summer, they also offer Nighttime Zoo where you can “shake, rattle, and roar”. During the afternoons and extended summer evening hours, there will be a variety of musicians playing different types of music throughout the park. You’re encouraged to dance and sing along to the festive music. For more information on Nighttime Zoo as well as hours and ticket prices, visit zoo.sandiegozoo.org

If you are looking for a way to stay cool during the hot summer days, check out Aquatica San Diego, SeaWorld’s Water Park. At Aquatica, you can enjoy a number of water slides and fun water attractions all day long! There is also an area of the park that is family-friendly so feel free to bring along small children. All can have fun at Aquatica! For more information, visit aquaticabyseaworld.com

Last on the list is a visit to SeaWorld. At SeaWorld, there is so much to do. You can catch one of their many shows such as seeing dolphins or sea lions do tricks, you can take a turn on one of their many rides, visit exhibits, or even take part in one of the animal interactions where you can swim with dolphins! For more information, stop by seaworldparks.com

Enjoy your visit to San Diego!