Keep Calm, It’s A Girls’ Getaway

| Entertainment

What happens by Ocean Park Inn is remembered throughout the year. Some people may call it a girls’ getaway, but we call it therapy. Grab your best girlfriends and have the time of your lives with the activities below!

Sweat it out: Bird Rock Yoga

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Visiting yogis welcome! Just a 5-minute walk from the inn, start your getaway by taking a yoga class at Bird Rock Yoga. And yes, they do offer yoga by the beach! This studio specializes in Vinyasa flow classes, which develops strength, balance, and flexibility. It’s time to relax your mind, body, and soul!

To view their schedule, click here.

[cost]For more information about pricing, click here.[/cost]

[location]910 Grand Ave #206, San Diego[/location]

Workout hard, brunch harder

The Patio on Lamont

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A weekend isn’t complete without brunch with your girls. The Patio on Lamont is a cozy, wood-accented eatery with an outdoor patio. Treat yourself to their short rib hash or pork belly chimichanga.

To view their brunch menu, click here.

Make a reservation here.

[time]Brunch: Monday-Sunday – 9AM-3PM[/time]

[location]4445 Lamont St, San Diego[/location]

Fig Tree Cafe

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This urban modern eatery allows its guests to see the culinary action with the open kitchen concept. Owner of Fig Tree Cafe, Johan Engman, wants to give his guests a genuine dining experience. The flagship location is surrounded by a garden-like setting that is just off the beach. Come in for a California Omelet or some Breakfast Sushi!

To view their menu, click here.

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Monday-Friday – 8AM-2:30PM

Saturday & Sunday – 8AM-3PM

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[location]5119 Cass Street, Pacific Beach[/location]

Shop till you drop

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Us girls could give up shopping, but we are not quitters. Just in case you didn’t pack enough outfits or need a LBD for your GNO, Fabulous Rag is just a 6-minute walk away! It was voted best boutique in San Diego! You can also stop by Urban Outfitters and Brandy Melville that are just around the corner.

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Fabulous Rag:

Monday-Saturday – 10:30AM-6:30PM

Sunday – 11AM-6:30PM

Urban Outfitters:

Sunday – 11AM-8PM

Monday-Thursday – 10AM-9PM

Friday & Saturday – 10AM-10PM

Brandy Melville:

Sunday-Saturday – 10AM-9PM

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[location]

Fabulous Rag:

829 Garnet Ave, Pacific Beach

Urban Outfitters:

4516 Mission Blvd, San Diego

Brandy Melville:

4516 Mission Blvd Unit B, San Diego

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Relax and unwind: Mahina Bodywork

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Massage – a word every woman loves. Take a 5-minute stroll to Mahina Bodywork, where you will leave feeling relaxed, like each massage is a treat. You can’t say no to a soothing massage that reduces tension within the body or a deep tissue massage that uses a firm press to sink deep into the muscles.

For a full list of massages and prices, click here.

To schedule an appointment, call (619) 942-9062.

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Sunday – 10AM-7PM

Monday & Thursday – CLOSED

Tuesday – 10AM-7PM

Wednesday – 3PM-7PM

Friday & Saturday – 10AM-5PM

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[location]4348 Bayard St, San Diego[/location]

Happy hour is the best hour: Cabo Cantina

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Cheers to a fabulous girls’ getaway! Cabo Cantina is famous for its 2-for-1 priced happy hour, just a 5-minute walk from the inn. There’s no better place to watch the amazing sunset, sip on their frothy Mega Margarita and have some girl talk.

To view their drink menu, click here.

 

[time]Happy Hour: Monday-Sunday – 4PM-8PM[/time]

[location]1050 Garnet Ave, San Diego[/location]

Dinner around the world without leaving Pacific Beach

Enoteca Adriano

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Photo Courtesy of Yelp

Work up your appetite by walking 18 minutes to Enoteca Adriano for dinner. Chef Franco Tassone and Chef de Cuisine Jose Ramirez presents modern, eclectic yet traditional Italian cuisine. They say Italians love to eat, but they love offering the most delicious meals to their guests and friends even more.

[location]4864 Cass St, San Diego[/location]

[time]Sunday-Friday – 5PM-10PM[/time]

World Famous

Photo Courtesy of World Famous PB

Photo Courtesy of World Famous PB

Oceanfront patio, check. Mix of surf, turf & pub grub, check. Just walk 7 minutes to taste the freshest fish! You can never go wrong with Salmon Truffle Mac and Cheese or Spicy Grilled Rib Eye Fillet.

To view their dinner menu, click here.

[time]Monday-Sunday – 7AM-11PM[/time]

[location]711 Pacific Beach Dr, San Diego[/location]

Night Cap: FIREHOUSE American Eatery + Lounge

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One minute walk away? OK! You’ll find everything you’re looking for in a night cap at this beach chic lounge. Pow Wow, a famous local design collective, brings the outside in by adding panoramic glass doors. A girls’ getaway should end with a Firehouse Mule or a Firehouse Frosé.

To view their cocktail menu, click here.

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Sunday-Wednesday – 9AM-12AM

Thursday-Saturday – 9AM-2AM

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[location]722 Grand Ave, San Diego[/location]

A New Experience in Old Town

| Explore San Diego

See where it all began and visit Old Town San Diego! It’s the site of the first permanent Spanish settlement in California, therefore is known to be the “birthplace” of the state. We created a list of ways you can experience Old Town in a whole new way: shopping, dining, museums and theatre. Below, you will find transportation options from the Inn as well.

Experience Shopping

Whether you’re visiting or a local San Diegan, a day should start with some shopping.

Bazaar del Mundo Shops

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This central shopping area is an open-air square with shops on three sides, a fountain, plaza, and a restaurant, Casa de Reyes, where you can dine al fresco. Have a one-of-a-kind experience with the several stores Bazaar del Mundo has to offer. You will find hand-woven shawls, authentic Native American jewelry, and exotic gifts and collectibles from around the world.

For more information, click here.

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Monday-Saturday – 10AM-9PM

Sunday – 10AM-5:30PM

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[location]4133 Taylor St, San Diego[/location]

Experience Dining

Shopping and eating simply go together and there is no better place to have authentic Mexican food or drinks than Old Town. Adjacent to San Diego Avenue are two long-time favorite Mexican restaurants. The Old Town Mexican Café and the Café Coyote y Cantina are both famous for their tortillas that are handmade on a grill that can be seen from the dining area. After you’ve had your fill, head over to the Old Town Tequila Factory for some drinks.

Old Town Mexican Café

Photo Courtesy of Mygola

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Sunday-Thursday – 7AM-11PM

Friday & Saturday – 7AM-12AM

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[location]2489 San Diego Ave, San Diego[/location]

Café Coyote y Cantina

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[time]7AM-10:30PM[/time]

[location]2461 San Diego Ave, San Diego[/location]

Old Town Tequila Factory

Photo Courtesy of Old Town Tequila Factory

This is a local favorite for a reason. The patio overlooking Old Town will take your breath away! You along with your friends and family can sip on Margaritas and indulge in authentic Mexican food, such as freshly made tortillas and guacamole, while listening to nightly music.

To make a reservation, click here.

[location]2467 Juan Street, San Diego[/location]

Experience History

Now it’s time to step back into history! Whether it’s exploring original and reconstructed buildings, sitting in an 1850s replica of a Sheriff’s office or having a picnic at Presidio Park, Old Town showcases what San Diego was like in the 1800s.

The Whaley House

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Have you ever wondered what it was like living in San Diego 160 years ago? Walk through The Whaley House Museum and look into the restored rooms to see what it was like. But full disclosure, it has a reputation for being haunted because it was built on the site of a former graveyard, and the backyard was once the site of public hangings. The museum offers a day and night guided tour, as well as haunted tours.

For more information, click here.

[location]2476 San Diego Ave, San Diego[/location]

[cost]6-8 (General Admission)[/cost]

Sheriff’s Museum

Photo Courtesy of San Diego Honorary Sheriff’s Association

Step into a museum filled with cars, motorcycles, real life jail cells from different eras, and replicas of Sheriff’s offices from the 1850s, 1940s, and the present. Be fascinated by the 6,800 square feet exhibit space that showcases the entire history of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department from its foundation in 1850 through today. Children will have a jolly good time sitting on the motorcycles, using the siren, picking up a bullet proof vest, playing with handcuffs, and sitting in a Sheriff’s Car. You can even have a picture of your entire family locked in jail cell!

[time]Summer Hours: Wednesday-Sunday – 11AM-5:30PM[/time]

[location]2384 San Diego Avenue, San Diego[/location]

[cost]

5 (General Admission)

Free (Kids 12 & Under)

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Presidio Park

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The grass is always greener at Presidio Park! The 40-acre site is where the San Diego Presidio and the San Diego Mission were founded in 1769. Relish the sweeping views over San Diego to the Pacific Ocean and even down to the San Diego river basin. This is the picture perfect place for picnics and for your kids to roam around.

[location]2811 Jackson St, San Diego[/location]

Experience Drama

Cap off your day in Old Town with a night at the theatre!

Cygnet Theatre

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See for yourself why the Cygnet Theatre is one of the city’s leading theatre companies. Since 2003, it’s been producing adventurous, entertaining and thought-provoking classics and musicals year-round. Cygnet’s mission is to bring new voices to the community and in 11 years, the theatre has created jobs for over 392 actors.

Purchase Tickets

[location]4040 Twiggs St., San Diego[/location]

Getting There

MTS is a convenient way to get to Old Town from Ocean Park Inn. To view the bus route schedule, click here.

Starlight, Star Bright: Experience A San Diego Night

| Explore San Diego

With the sun shining and waves crashing, San Diego is the place to be in the summer. But the fun doesn’t stop at sunset. Experience summer nights in San Diego with some of these suggested activities.

The Headquarters at Seaport

Along with its rich  history, the Headquarters at Seaport has an  eclectic blend  of  classically inspired architectural styles. It was the iconic former headquarters to the San Diego Police Department. You can also explore the shops and  eateries  located at the  Seaport Village. Listed below are two evening activities hosted at The Headquarters.

[location]789 W Harbor Dr, San Diego[/location]

Salsa Under the Stars

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Dance the night away with Manny Cepeda and his orchestra in the Headquarters‘ Courtyard.  This is a free event and no  partner or experience is  required.  Take a spin on the dance floor just for the fun of it!

[time]August 18 & September 15, 2017   6PM-9PM[/time]

I Love SD Movie Series: Top Gun

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Cinema Under the Stars is back this summer for our “I Love SD” movie series, starting with Almost Famous, followed by Anchor Man in August! Don’t forget your blankets  and chairs,  and have a night to remember.

[time] Almost Famous: July 26, 2o17   8PM

Anchor Man: August 30, 2017   8PM[/time]

[location]Headquarters’ Courtyard[/location]

[cost]Free[/cost]

South Bay Drive-In

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The South Bay Drive-In opened in 1958 and  became a go to spot for families with  kids and young adults looking for a memorable movie night under the stars. It is a real, old-fashioned drive-in movie theatre, with 3 screens, showing new releases, and is open seven days a week.

[location]2170 Coronado Ave, San Diego[/location]

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Adults: 9

Kids 5-9: 7

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You can even host your own event at the drive-in with double features  and your own goodies! Groups must have a minimum of 20 guests at the adult admission price. Kindly allow 3 business days to schedule your event.

Schedule & Tickets

Humphreys by the Bay Concerts

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Humphreys by the Bay Concerts  is a San Diego tradition. Singing along to some of your favorite artists under the stars is a night you won’t want to miss. It’s located between Humphreys Restaurant and Humphreys Half Moon Inn.  The  1,400 seat outdoor  theatre  has been presenting  concerts that  span the range of styles, from rock and jazz to comedy, blues, folk and international music since 1982, generally running  from April to October.

Fun Facts:

  • Humphreys was featured in Bring It OnThe popular 2000 teen flick starring Kirsten Dunst was filmed at the Humphreys Hotel & Concerts By the Bay. The hotel was rebranded for the movie as “Tiki Adventure Suites” in “Daytona, Florida” for the National Championships.
  • The chef has cooked for President Obama – Nicolas Bour has cooked for presidents and kings, including George W. Bush, King Hussein of Jordan, and Prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.
  • John Stamos is a fan Full House‘s Uncle Jesse frequently visits the hotel and has filmed various shows and movies scenes on the property.
  • The venue was featured in the 2013 Oscar-winning documentary, 20 Feet from Stardom.

 

Schedule & Tickets

  • Dinner Show Packages: $70 plus the price of the concert ticket, includes dinner (dishes from a Special Dinner Show menu) in Humphrey Restaurant and seating in rows 1 through 7 for the concert.
  • Premium Packages: Prices vary for each show, includes dinner for two in Humphreys restaurant (dishes from a Special Dinner Show menu), two concert tickets in rows 1 through 4 for the concert and overnight accommodations for two in a suite, junior suite, or room at Humphreys Half Moon Inn & Suites.

 

[location]Humphreys Half Moon Inn at 2241 Shelter Island Drive[/location]

Upcoming Concerts:

  • Rodrigo y Gabriela with special guest Joseph Arthur [time]July 31, 2017 — 7:30PM[/time][cost]60/ticket[/cost]
  • Huey Lewis and The News with special guest Liv Gibson [time]August 1, 2017 — 7PM[/time] [cost]98/ticket [/cost]
  • Diana Krall [time]August 8, 2017 — 8PM[/time] [cost]113.75/ticket[/cost]

Beach Bonfires

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Your summer in San Diego isn’t complete without having a bonfire by the beach.  Who wouldn’t want to listen to some music and roast s’mores under the stars? But if  you’re  visiting from out of town and not quite sure how to arrange one,  Beach Fire Guy will set  everything up and give you the ideal beach fire gathering.

The Old Globe

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The stage is set! Witness stellar performances  ranging from Shakespeare & classic musicals tofirst-run, modern plays. The Old Globe is one  of  the  country’s leading regional theatre complexes, California’s oldest professional theatre and San Diego’s largest theatre organization. The Globe’s own Lady Carolyn’s Pub offers a full bar and a variety of soup, sandwiches and other scrumptious snacks. An additional perk the theatre provides is a behind the scenes tour. Folks will get a chance to uncover the magic that happens on stage.

Box office: (619) 234-5623

Email: tickets@TheOldGlobe.org

[location]1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego[/location]

[time]July 2-August 13, 2017: Guys and Dolls[/time]

Nighttime Zoo presented by Your San Diego County Toyota Dealers

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San Diego is the ideal location for a family vacation!  Make your children’s day by taking them to the San Diego Zoo,  home of 3,700 animals and over 650 species and subspecies.  Don’t miss the opening of the  Zoo’s  newest experience: Conrad  Prebys Africa Rocks.  Come “rock and roar”  this summer to live music and  a variety of surprise encounters!

[time]June 18-September 4, 2o17[/time]

[location]2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego[/location]

Balboa Park After Dark

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Summer night done right! Balboa Park After Dark  is offering extended hours. Until 8PM, you can enjoy breathtaking views of the Park, listen to live music, eat gourmet food from a rotating selection of food trucks (parked on the Plaza de Panama and El Prado walkway), and of course, visit your favorite museums! Some of the participating museums are the Japanese Friendship Garden, Mingei International Museum and San Diego Museum of Man.

Here’s a tip: Seating at the Plaza de Panama is limited, so feel free to bring your own lawn chairs or blankets to sit in the lawn area in front of the Botanical Building to kick back and relax as you eat your delicious food.

Balboa Park was  declared  a National Historic Landmark, and a National Historic  Landmark District in 1977. It has 17 museums and cultural institutions with a magnificently diverse collection – from local San Diego history to the arts, crafts, and culture of people near and far.[time]Fridays, May 26-September 1, 2017 — 5PM-8PM[/time]

Comic-Con:  No Badge? No  Prob!

| Activities

Don’t have a badge? Not to worry! We’re  here to share with you alternative events for the week. Comic-Con down to the  biggest convention  for comic book fanatics out there!

AMC Deadquarters

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Die-hard fan of The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead? AMC is  bringing  the official fan  zone headquarters to Comic-Con! Head over to the Hilton Gaslamp Hotel to test your swing at the Negan Batting Cages for a chance to meet cast members, and so much more.

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July 20-22, 2017 – 11AM-6PM

July 23, 2017 – 11AM-4PM 

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[location]401 K St, San Diego[/location]

[cost]Free[/cost]

Kong: Skull Island Activation

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Get a firsthand experience to the  primoradial  wonders of Kong: Skull Island brought to you by  Warner  Bros. Home Entertainment and Legendary. You will visit a Monarch Containment Zone, which is the home to gigantic bones of Kong’s ancestors, enter the Iwi temple to uncover the ancient secrets of Skull Island, and navigate the beast-infested jungles of the island. You might just run into the mighty Kong himself! Are you ready to see the  Monster Verse come to life?

[location]July 20-23, 2017 –  8:30AM-7PM[/location]

[location]Omni Hotel,  675 L Street, San Diego[/location]

[cost]Free[/cost]

Blade Runner 2049 Experience

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This is an experience you won’t want to miss! The activation will include the movie’s unique sights, sounds and atmosphere of Los Angeles, circa 2049. Guests will enter through a gallery of art from the Blade Runner 2049 and even see vehicles and costumes. An Oculus VR experience will immerse you in the world of the film. In addition, fans will be lucky enough to get an exclusive sneak peak of the limited-edition Johnnie Walker Black Label The Director’s Cut bottle, which is inspired by the original, elusive prop from the first film. For those over 21, you will have the chance to enjoy a Johnnie Walker whisky tasting experience.

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July 20  &  21, 2017 –10AM-7PM

July 22, 2017 – 9AM-7PM

July 23, 2017 – 10AM-6PM

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[location]Across San Diego’s Convention Center, 111 Harbor Dr, San Diego[/location]

[cost]Free[/cost]

The Netflix Experience

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A lot of people dream about visiting  the Upside Down with Stranger  Things, immersive themselves into the world of the new film Bright, and diving into the streets of New York City with the Defenders. The  Hilton Gaslamp Hotel is making your dreams come true with this experience. This one-of-a-kind experience brings to you sneak peaks to upcoming original films and series. Not to mention exclusive giveaways!

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July 20-21, 2017 – 11AM-8PM

July 23, 2017 – 11AM-3PM

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[location]401 K St, San Diego[/location]

[cost]Free[/cost]

Game of Thrones: The Musical!

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The stage is set for a musical adaptation of Game of Thrones  from the creators of Lost: The Musical and the critically acclaimed Once Upon a Time: The Rock Opera.  The Tenth Avenue Arts Center will be presenting eight  performances of the  unauthorized parody show. The musical’s 12 original songs will have you on your feet dancing along.  A showstopper is coming!

5% of ticket sales support the Wayne Foundation.

For more information and showtimes, visit the official website.

Purchase tickets

[location]930 Tenth Ave, San Diego[/location]

Comic-Con Club Crawl

Costumes encouraged!  Nasstive  Entertainment,  purveyors of San Diego Club Crawls year-round, is putting on a one-of-a-kind Comic-Con themed crawl!  Meet at  Analog Bar  and visit the best clubs around downtown in your best costumes.

Purchase Tickets

[time]July 21 & 22, 2017 – 9:30PM-2AM[/time]

[location]801 5th  Avenue, San Diego[/location]

Underground Lightsaber Fighters Tournament

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A special battle is coming to a city near you! Join the Underground Lightsaber Fighters in Balboa Park (at the mountain fountain) for their tournament. You can watch the fighters  battle it out, or even sign up to participate!  The ULF is San Diego’s largest monthly lightsaber gathering and  is the perfect  place for the whole family and all Star Wars fans.

[time]July 22, 2017 – 8PM-11PM[/time]

[location]1549 El Prado, San Diego [/location]

Kids’ Day Out

| Family Fun

We are turning our blog into a kids’ zone! There is so much for your little ones to see and do in San Diego. Check out this list of activities we put together, and you’ll see that we’re not kidding around.

SeaWorld

Photo courtesy of the LA Times 

With numerous amusement rides and marvelous shows, SeaWorld is one of California’s most popular places for the whole family. You can watch dolphins, sea lions, and orcas perform flips and tricks! Your little ones will be mesmerized by how close they can get to these ocean creatures. You can plan your entire day around the scheduled programs by visiting the SeaWorld events calendar.

Purchase Tickets

[location]500 SeaWorld Drive, San Diego[/location]

Aquatica

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Get wet and wild this summer with marine life shows, thrill rides, and aquariums that will give your kids the time of their lives. For those who love the fast lane, Taumata Racer is an attraction you won’t want to miss. Zoom down a 375-foot slide, around a 180-degree swooping turn, and in and out of tunnels before crossing the finish line. Experience one of the largest wave pools in SoCal with Aquatica’s Big Surf Shores. And don’t forget to experience up-close encounters with the flamingos and freshwater turtles.

Purchase Tickets

[location]2052 Entertainment Circle, Chula Vista[/location]

San Diego Zoo

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Photo courtesy of KPBS

The San Diego Zoo is a 100 acre park and the home to over 3,000 animals, which makes it the largest zoo in the world. With more than 600 different species and subspecies, the whole family will get a thrill out of exploring the different habitats set up around the park. You also don’t want to miss the two current shows the park is offering, Wild About Animals and Dr. Zoolittle, and Friends Explore Australia.

Purchase Tickets

[location]2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego[/location]

Pachis Art Studio for Kids

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Pachis Art Studio welcomes kids to explore their creative side! The studio has weekly art classes that work with various mediums, such as painting, drawing, and clay. They offer seasonal camps and boutique-styled birthday parties, as well. Your children will learn new drawing techniques, and you can take home and hang their masterpiece!

For more information on classes, click here.

[location]2820 Roosevelt Road, Liberty Station[/location]

The New Children’s Museum

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The New Children’s Museum is filled with age-specific exhibits that are both immersive and interactive. Each installation is the result of joint efforts between an artist and child development specialists. All exhibits are a delicate mix between a playground and the visual displays you are more commonly used to at museums, making it enticing and educational for your kids.

An all aged installation is the sandbox gallery, an 11’x14’ sandbox complete with lights and music creating a multi-sensory experience.

[time]Monday-Saturday – 9:30AM-4PM

Sunday – 12PM-4PM[/time]

[location]200 West Island Ave, Marina District[/location]

[cost]$13/person[/cost]

The Curious Fork

child cooking

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Put on your chef’s hat! The Curious Fork hosts cooking classes for kids up to twice a month. Kids between the ages of 7 and 13 are given the chance to experience the creativity of cooking while learning basic culinary skills. They work in teams to create personalized dishes and sauces. It’s never too early to learn to make something from scratch, as well as acquire team building skills.

For more information on classes, click here.

[location]512 Via De La Valle, Solana Beach[/location]

[cost]$49/class (vary in recipes)[/cost]

Ultrazone

Photo courtesy of Ultrazone Gallery

Look no further for a party venue! Ultrazone has a laser tag arena that allows up to 36 people to play at one time. Players are divided into teams and are given free rein of the maze-like arena filled with bases to capture and hidden power-ups. Although players must be at least seven years old, there is no age limit. You and your friends and family will have a blast!

For more information on tickets, click here.

[time]Monday-Sunday (varying hours)[/time]

[location]3146 Sports Arena Boulevard, Midway District[/location]

Skateworld San Diego

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A roller-skating rink that consists of disco lights, DJs, and a snack bar, who wouldn’t want to roll with it? The rink is open to all ages, so families can enjoy the scheduled free-skate that is open to the public or certain events, such as roller derby or dance instructions.

For the schedule of events, click here.

[time]Monday-Sunday (varying hours)[/time]

[location]6907 Linda Vista Rd, Linda Vista[/location]

[cost]$10 (+$4 to rent skates)[/cost]

Roar and Snore Safari

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Spend your summer nights at the Roar and Snore Safari. The adventure will include up-close encounters of animals, a ride on the Africa Tram, and an overnight stay in a canvas tent in the middle of the park. You and your family will be able to observe the animals in their natural habitat.

Click here to book your next great adventure!

Tickets include dinner, snacks, and breakfast with additional options, such as zip-lining and private tours for an additional costs.

[location]15500 San Pasqual Valley Rd, Escondido[/location]

[cost]$140/person[/cost]