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Balboa Park

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1549 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

 (619) 239-0512

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"Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo in day 1"  See More

"Balboa Park has been mentioned (for good reason) and there are some stand-out places to visit."  See More

"Balboa Park is worth a day and be sure to check out the Mingei International Museum while there."  See More

"Balboa Park next to the Zoo has some good museums and pleasant park settings."  See More

"Gaslamp Quarter, Seaport Village, USS Midway Museum, any harbor tour, San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park"  See More

"The San Diego Zoo will probably take at least half a day and you can easily spend the other half of the day in Balboa Park(The park that the Zoo is in)."  See More

"The San Diego Zoo can easily take most of a day if your son is up to it, and Balboa Park has some nice things close by to see."  See More

"If it's museums you're looking for, head to Balboa Park in San Diego where there are museums for everything from art to aerospace, Japanese gardens, etc."  See More

"Take the train downtown to walk around The Wharf, visit Balboa Park, Gaslamp Quarter."  See More

"Balboa Park, Torrey Pines State Park, top of Cowles Mountain and Iron Mountain Trail Head, Cabrillo National Monument, Centennial Park, Sunset Cliffs"  See More

"If you have a little more time and want to get a taxi or Uber, go east to Balboa Park, about 3 miles from the waterfront."  See More

"All these areas are close to Balboa Park which could easily fill a day."  See More

"My suggestions: Coronado, Balboa Park, the San Diego Zoo, La Jolla, Del Mar and Torrey Pines."  See More

"My recommendation is if you want to see downtown and Balboa Park, use GoCars tours."  See More

"In Balboa Park, there is an artists colony between the San Diego Natural History Museum and the San Diego Zoo - also Point Loma has beautiful views and is the smallest national park in the USA."  See More

"San Diego is amazing, you will love it, My favourite places: Coronado, Balboa Park, Downtown, Little Italy, Ocean Beach"  See More

"Balboa Park is a place not to be missed."  See More

"Balboa Park is a 1200 acre jewel adjacent to downtown."  See More

"Balboa Park with the San Diego Air & Space Museum was always a favorite growing up."  See More

"Don't forget to visit Balboa Park, next to the Zoo."  See More

"Definitely spend an afternoon in Balboa Park - it's very romantic!"  See More

"Balboa Park, museums, The Prado at Balboa Park for happy hour in park"  See More

"Balboa Park- Brunch at The Prado at Balboa Park in Park"  See More

"Packing a picnic lunch (you can pick up some great sandwiches Cheese Shop) and hiking to the beach at Torrey Pines State Park Watching the sunset at La Jolla Cove or Mount Soledad Dessert at Extraordinary Desserts (two locations, but I like the Hillcrest location better) Strolling around Balboa Park Grabbing some amazing BBQ to go at Phil's BBQ and taking it over to the beach behind Hotel Del Coronado Have brunch in Hillcrest!"  See More

"On one day you can visit the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park."  See More

"Also Balboa Park is a great area with cool museums and near the zoo!"  See More

"Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo Zoo are only about 5 minutes away, Adjacent to it on the west side are the freeway and the airport."  See More

"The area near the zoo, Balboa Park is beautiful, and at the end of your day you absolutely have to visit Extraordinary Desserts near the park (soooo good!"  See More

"La Jolla for the beach and underwater park, Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo."  See More

"I highly suggest Disneyland Park, Mission Beach, Balboa Park, Coronado Beach where the Hotel Del Coronado is which is the hotel the movie "Some Like it Hot" was filmed."  See More

"Balboa Park - the Science Museum is great for kids, we also like the Natural History museum"  See More

"Also, the San Diego Zoo sits in a larger park called Balboa Park, San Diego's "Central Park."  See More

"If not, go to the zoo, Balboa Park is worth walking, too."  See More

"I don't know much about the music scene in San Diego but for the nature lover I would recommend taking a walk in Balboa Park, visiting the tide pools at Cabrillo National Monument and if you have the time, taking a trip to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park."  See More

"Plus you get to see beautiful Balboa Park."  See More

"Sight Seeing: Balboa Park is the large municipal park pretty much in the middle of the city."  See More

"Balboa Park is right next door to the zoo, filled with museums and park areas for playing frisbee or having a picnic."  See More

"Mission Beach, Balboa Park, or even the staple San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld."  See More

"Another great place to explore without spending any money is Balboa Park."  See More

"Balboa Park (especially the Zoo which is more of a botanical enclave than an animal one"  See More

"2) Balboa Park -- Dozens of museums, old architecture, and street performers."  See More

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