There are hundreds of activities to do on your California vacation, I’ve narrowed it down to the 18 best things to do in San Diego with kids.
This is one of our favorite things to do in San Diego with kids! This zoo combines wildlife science, care, and health to create sustainable conservation solutions to protect the world’s wildlife. There are over 650 species of animals at the San Diego Zoo, known for being one of the best zoos in the USA.
Did you know that the first evidence of people living in the San Diego area dates back 9,000 years? Travel back in time and learn more about the history of the Native Americans who lived here and the arrival of Spanish settlers in 1769 when you visit historical Old Town San Diego.
Named after Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, the first European to find what we know as the West Coast today, this park tells the tale of 16th-century North America exploration. There is also a hike on Bayside Trail to take in gorgeous views of the area below.
This museum is one of the best things to do in San Diego with toddlers because it is, after all, a children’s museum. It is also one of the best indoor activities downtown San Diego offers toddlers! They’ll love the room filled with mattresses where even grown-ups can crawl and jump all over the place.
This museum is another one of the perfect indoor activities San Diego has to offer, and it's a great thing to do with toddlers. Your family can see colorful and unique marine life in more than 60 exhibits here. Some exhibits include the Hall of Fishes, Giant Kelp Forest, Tidepool Plazas, Shark Shores, and many more.