â€¢ A Visit at San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo is a wildlife sanctuary home to over 3,700 endangered and rare animals from over 650 species and subspecies. Also, this zoo has over 700,000 different types of exotic plants within its 40-hectare land. The zoo is open 365 days a year and is located just north of downtown San Diego in Balboa Park.
â€¢ Eat at Extraordinary Desserts
A cafÃ© named Extraordinary Desserts served a number of highly priced ice creams, pastries, cakes, and a wide selection of savory dishes. These desserts were made by ingredients found in different places around the globe. Karen Krasne’s Extraordinary Desserts cafÃ© can be found near the Balboa Park and its restaurant in Little Italy.
â€¢ Watch the Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights
The Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored tradition brought to San Diego and is sponsored by the Port of San Diego. The parade is made annually within two consecutive Sundays of December and starts from Shelter Island through Harbor Island, the Embarcadero, Seaport Village, and Ferry Landing in Coronado.
â€¢ Eat Dinner at C Level & Island Prime
Built on stilts at the edge of Harbor Island, these two restaurants offer diners with an extraordinary experience of having a sense of floating along on a dinner cruise while also having a fantastic view of the skyline and Coronado. Their menu features metro steaks, salads, sea foods, wines, and a whole lot more.
â€¢ Have Fun at Belmont Park
Offering free parking and free admission, Belmont Park is the only beachfront amusement complex found sitting at Mission Beach, San Diego. Riding traditional rides like roller coaster, playing laser tags, climbing rock walls, going to arcade, and dining at oceanfront restaurants are only few experiences that Belmont Park offers.
â€¢ Enjoy Balboa Park December Nights
Balboa Park December Nights is considered the â€œMost Wonderful Time of the Yearâ€ in San Diego. Families and friends come together to celebrate the nation’s premier holiday festival. San Diego is expecting over 350,000 visitors to experience wide food selection and top-notch musical and dance performances from around the world. Also, participating Balboa Park museums offers free admission at this time of the year.
â€¢ Tour at USS Midway Museum
USS Midway Museum is a real aircraft carrier that offers a magnificent experience for visitors around the globe. Every part of the carrier including the engine room, sleeping quarters, control tower and the 4-acre flight deck is open for visitors. At least 25 restored aircrafts are displayed in the carrier. This carrier is the longest-serving US Navy aircraft carrier of the 20th century. Admission prices ranges from 10$-20$.
â€¢ Spend the Night at Grand Hyatt Hotel
After a beautiful tour from different places around San Diego, rest at the multi-awarded 40 stories Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego. Wake up in the morning with the sight of the sun sparkling at the San Diego Bay. They also provide free wi-fi in every room, rooftop tennis, basketball and volleyball courts.
â€¢ Visit Birch Aquarium
Birch Aquarium at Scripps is located at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. More than 3,000 different kinds of fishes with over 60 habitats are available for sightseeing and photography in this aquarium. They offer every day fish feeding program and hands-on visitor activities.
â€¢ Spend the Day with Seaport Village
Seaport Village is an one-stop venue for visitors in San Diego. They have over 50 different shops (clothing, accessories, etc.), 17 special and unique eateries, with different outdoor entertainments that you can all experience in just one place.