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Attractions in San Diego

Botanical Building with Lily Pond
Situated in Balboa Park, this beautiful building constructed of wooden-lath is full of over 1,000 tropical plants and flowers with delightful walkways for natural enjoyment. Of course, the structure is set in a setting with decorative trees and the Lily Pond. Fish and turtles are in the water. Admission is free.

San Diego Zoo
On Zoo Drive, this incredible zoo is huge. With exquisite landscaping, each section with its animals and wild creatures is captivating to visitors while the utmost care is taken to ensure the best situation for each type of animal. Top scientists and veterinarians are on the staff. More than one day is needed to see everything at this location, but even a short day is well spent exploring this park.

Seaport Village
Right in the heart of San Diego on West Harbor Drive, this village is perfect for those who love the boardwalk and waterfront scene. Over fifty different entertainment venues, restaurants and shops offering a wide variety of interesting things to see and souvenirs to purchase make for a pleasant day of leisure. A historic area with a wharf and pier near the USS Midway, this seaside site is a great place to eat outside and enjoy the view of the Coronado Bridge and Island as well as the bay and downtown San Diego.

Spreckels Organ Pavilion
A donation by Adolph and John D. Spreckels, the organ in this pavilion has over 4,500 pipes. The venue provides free concerts by the accomplished organist Doctor Carol Williams. Even those who may not think much of organ music will find the sounds coming from this instrument and the musical works chosen and performed by Doctor Williams remarkable. The amphitheatre is situated in beautiful Balboa Park.

The Old Globe
A local theatre that presents world-class productions, The Old Globe is a wonderful place to spend an evening. On Old Globe Way near the San Diego Zoo, this venue brings together amazing talent for its performances.

USS Midway Aircraft Carrier
Right in the scenic harbor, visitors board this aircraft carrier. Setting foot on-board, guests get a true feeling for the immensity of this vessel. Fascinating tours are available. Allowing enough time, visitors enjoy other ships and attractions near to the USS Midway. The waterfront area also has shops and excellent restaurants.