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“So much to do a must see”
Review of Balboa Park

Balboa Park
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US$46.00*
and up
San Diego City Sightseeing Tour Including La Jolla
Ranked #3 of 461 things to do in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: One of the most popular urban parks in the United States, this bucolic paradise is packed with an array of attractions, including the world-famous San Diego Zoo.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Stairs / lift, Baby buggy parking
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow lots to do here, many museums we visited the Science, Space and air, San Diego history and the auto meuseums. All we pretty good. My wife really liked the 4d theatre at the science museum. Food was not over priced and a few of the museums are free. Would likely go back if in the area again. And the grounds are just tremendous and a jewel of San Diego.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a Sunday afternoon walking around Balboa. Went to Botanical Garden and free organ concert! Enjoyed the international houses and the free tram.

Thank PaigeBu
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have always enjoyed visiting Balboa Park on nearly every trip to San Diego--it never disappoints! A walk through the top notch museum, botanical gardens, stroll down the covered walkways, and the newly expanded tea garden--all lovely and picturesque! We look forward to another return visit!

Thank Deborah G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had already spent a full day at the zoo, but wanted to check out the park, so we drove around and enjoyed the sights. It is a huge park, with lots of museums to explore and also botanical gardens (some of which is free). Parking is available, but you need to look for it. Wish we had more time to check out more of the park!

Thank StanleyandMarie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are 17 museums, some free.

This is my mental image of "Hollywood's version of Southern California" brought to life.

There are street performers, botanical gardens, museums, outdoor organ, and an international assembly of countries (little buildings displaying that countries sights. sounds, and maybe tastes).

Thoroughly beautiful and engaging. Beautiful architecture and plants everywhere.

Thank Robert G
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