San Diego Beaches and Adventures

Welcome to San Diego, home to the best beaches, theme parks and attractions in Southern California. There is so much to do, whether you want some adventure – or you want to get away from it all.

Disneyland CaliforniaSan Diego ZooSafari Park, Legoland and Seaworld San Diego are open! Reservations may be required at some of the theme parks.

We have many fun events for locals and tourists, both in-person and virtual. See the list of San Diego Events October.

Check out our page on San Diego Halloween eventsSan Diego tourist attractions, and Things to do at Home. If you prefer off-the-beaten path local adventures for you and your family, explore some of our pages for more fun things to do in San Diego. 

Updated October 10, 2021 by San Diego Beaches and Adventures

San Diego Beaches

San Diego Beaches

Nothing beats a day at the beach. You can swim, surf, snorkel, or sail, – and lots more. My personal favorite San Diego beaches are Coronado Beach, La Jolla Shores and Del Mar Beach. But check out our list of other best beach locations such as San Diego Dog beach and Blacks Beach.

Best Beach Experience

Best Beach Activities

Best Camping Beaches

Best Dog Beaches

Best Surfing Beaches

Best Tide Pools

Best Walking Beaches

San Diego Discounts

Disneyland California

While the beaches are free, many other San Diego attractions and adventures are not free. We can help you save money with discounts and coupons for San Diego and Southern California attractions, such as Disneyland, Legoland, SeaWorld, San Diego Zoo and many more.

Disneyland Discount Tickets

Legoland Discount Tickets

Universal Studios Discounts

Sea World Discount Tickets

San Diego Zoo Discount Tickets

Safari Park Discount Tickets


San Diego Events

San Diego Events

If you are looking for fun things to do in San Diego, check out our calendar of San Diego Events. We have a list of popular events each month, and seasonal events such as 4th of July, Halloween and Christmas. We also have a list of Things to Do in San Diego for fun ideas all year, including birthday party ideas.



San Diego Attractions

San Diego Attractions

San Diego and Southern California are home to some of the best theme parks and attractions. Our ideal Mediterranean climate and low humidity provides the perfect weather for outdoor activities, and these theme parks are open all year round! Please note that some attractions and activities are seasonal, and these will be noted on each page.

Anza-Borrego State Park

Aquariums in San Diego

Aquatica Water Park

San Diego Balboa Park

Balboa Park Museums

Belmont Park

Bicyling San Diego

Birthday Party Ideas

San Diego Botanic Garden

San Diego County Fair

Disneyland California

Disney California Adventure

Elfin Forest

San Diego Farmers Market

Carlsbad Flower Fields

Embarcadero San Diego Harbor and Cruise

Gaslamp Quarter San Diego

Hiking Trails in San Diego

Kayaking La Jolla

La Jolla Caves

La Jolla Coast Walk

Legoland California

Mission Bay Park

Movie Theaters

Old Town

Scuba Diving San Diego

Sea World San Diego

Surfing San Diego

Torrey Pines Glider Port

Torrey Pines State Reserve

Universal Studios

Whale Watching in San Diego

San Diego Zoo

Zoo Safari Park


San Diego Beaches and Adventures features fun things to do in San Diego and the beach towns of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Leucadia, Encinitas, Cardiff, Solana Beach, Del Mar, La Jolla, Coronado, Pacific Beach, Ocean Beach, Mission Beach and Imperial Beach California. We also include some nearby southern California favorites such as Disneyland California and Universal Studios Hollywood, and weekend getaways around California.

Welcome to San Diego

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See our new Google map to San Diego attractions, including Disneyland and Universal Studios San Diego Attractions Map

Fun Things to do at Home - Check out our list of fun Things to do at Home.

San Diego Events - Don't miss out on these fun San Diego Events.

Disneyland - Disneyland is open again after being closed due to COVID-19. Tickets are hard to find as capacity is limited. Cheap Disneyland tickets.

Legoland Coupons - See the Star Wars and more lego art at Legoland. Pick up your discount Legoland coupons before you go.

Universal Studios - See Transformers 3D, King Kong 3D and more at Universal Studios Hollywood with this special deal. Get your Universal Studios Discount Tickets.

San Diego Zoo and Safari Park - Visit the world famous San Diego Zoo and its wild animal Safari Park. We loved the Cheetah run! Discount Tickets San Diego Zoo.

Sea World San Diego - Enjoy the animal shows, rides, and acrobatic shows Sea World Discounts.

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