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We are not offering highly discounted packages to San Diego, Sea World, Lego Land or
Grand Pacific Palisades Resort or Carlsbad California hotels.
However you will find many specials for legoland and California on
many of the links here. Lego Land is in the Carlsbad area.
I suggest you visit downtown San Diego
and stroll 4th st for a delightful evening.
additional attraction tickets? As a participant with this
vacation package you may purchase up to three additional attraction
tickets at a discounted price at the VIP Concierge desk at
Grand Pacific Palisades Resort.
San Diego and Carlsbad:
THINGS TO DO
With over seventy miles of sandy coastline
and blessed with warm, clear waters (May through August are
the warmest) that range from tranquil snorkeling coves and
ecological preserves to some of the best surf spots in the
world, San Diego beaches epitomize the Southern California
beach culture, from flat, family-friendly beaches to nudist-friendly
coves backed by 300-foot cliffs.
Exciting adventures, amazing animals, and wondrous shows!
Come learn what your pets already know at Pets Rule! Sea lions,
otters, and even a walrus give home improvement a whole new
meaning at Fools with Tools. Polar bears, beluga whales and
seals entertain you from their chilly dwellings at Base Station
Wild Arctic. Kids of all ages can focus on fun at Shamu's
Happy Harbor. Choose from one of the categories above to see
the sensational things you can do here at Sea World San Diego.
Diego Zoo: Located in beautiful Balboa Park, the 100-acre
San Diego Zoo was founded by Dr. Harry Wegeforth in 1916.
This colorful and extremely enterprising San Diego physician
started the collection with a handful of animals left over
from the Panama-California Exposition. Today, the San Diego
Zoo cares for more than 4,000 individual animals representing
800 different species. Its collection of animals, as well
as its plant collection of over 6,500 species, is acknowledged
as one of the finest in the entire world.
Park: The heartbeat of San Diego's fine arts and cultural
offerings is beautifully landscaped 1400-acre Balboa Park,
with its performing arts venues and more than a dozen museums.
Recognized as the best urban park in the Americas, its most
prominent tenant, the world famous San Diego Zoo, showcases
the only pair of giant pandas in the United States and the
first baby panda born in the Western Hemisphere in the last
Animal Park: At the San Diego Wild Animal Park in Escondido,
guests can view more than 3,200 animals on a guided monorail
tour, the Heart of Africa Walking Safari, or by exploring
the Mombasa Lagoon in Nairobi Village. Sprawling over 2,200
acres, the park is known for its success breeding such species
as the southern white rhino and Arabian oryx. Don’t
miss Condor Ridge, which focuses on 13 endangered North American
species of these beautiful birds.
Quarter: is Southern California's premier dining, shopping
and entertainment district, where you'll find a truly eclectic
blend restaurants, clubs, theatres, and galleries all located
within 16 blocks of Victorian architecture. Today, the Gaslamp
Quarter has something for everyone whether you're seeking
theatre, upscale shops or fine dining. By day, By night this
is a vibrant neighborhood alive with the sights and sounds
of America's Finest City.
At LEGOLAND® California kids rule. They can learn to drive,
build a real robot and even conquer the Dragon (the roller
coaster, that is). It’s fun for the whole family. Feel
free to push, pull, stomp and steer through more than 40 exciting
rides and adventures, all adding up to nonstop fun. Open daily;
take the I-5 to Carlsbad.
Nestled in the heart of Old Town San Diego State Historic
Park, the Bazaar del Mundo has been one of San Diego’s
favorite destinations for food, folklore and fun for 30 years.
Today, with its lush gardens, sparkling fountains and Early
California ambiance, the Bazaar celebrates Old San Diego’s
rich Hispanic heritage. Annual community events, such as the
Latin American Festival and Old Town’s popular Fiesta
Cinco de Mayo, heighten the Latin experience, along with weekly
folkloric entertainment and the Bazaar’s acclaimed Mexican
Bordered by the Pacific Ocean, Glorietta Bay and San Diego
Bay, this picturesque seaside city is linked to the Southern
California coastline and the city of San Diego by the graceful
and stately San Diego - Coronado Bridge. This uniquely enchanting
city, which measures only 13.5 square miles, is home to some
of the world's most pristine beaches, 18 public parks, an
18-hole golf course, tennis courts, and recreational facilities.
Seaport Village: is
San Diego's waterfront landmark set among three distinctive
plazas designed to capture the ambience of Old Monterey, Victorian
San Francisco and traditional Mexico. Stroll on charming winding
paths and watch ships sail across the bay while you explore
our one-of-a-kind shops looking for that perfect treasure,
a unique souvenir or just the right gift. Spectacular sunsets
and waterfront activity set Seaport Village apart from the
multitude of San Diego dining options. Dine seaside in one
of our four award-winning fine dining restaurants or grab
a quick bite at any of thirteen sidewalk eateries.
Point Loma - Cabrillo National
Monument: The park offers
a superb view of San Diego’s harbor and skyline. At
the highest point of the park stands the Old Point Loma Lighthouse,
which has been a San Diego icon since 1854. A statue and museum
in the Visitor Center commemorate Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo's
exploration of the coast of California.
Whale Watching: Seeing
a California Gray Whale is an exhilarating experience. Between
December and March the Gray whale travels approximately 6,000
miles from the cold waters of the Arctic to the warmer waters
of the Baja Coast. Here they give birth to their young and
prepare them for the long trek back. On the return trip the
young calves can frequently be seen swimming at their mother's
Tijuana / Mexico: Tijuana
invites you to discover and enjoy its extensive variety of
attractions and activities. In Tijuana you will find many
interesting and entertaining places, from world- class restaurants,
nightclub shows and discotheques to such tourist attractions
as bull fights, golf courses, museums, and the Cultural Center.
In addition to all of that, you'll find a wealth of Mexican
handicrafts, rustic style furniture at attractive prices.