San Diego Family Vacation Ideas & Recommendations

With its mild year-round climate, 70 miles of coastline and sandy beaches, major family attractions, San Diego is known worldwide as one of the best tourist destinations in the United States. Tourists flock to "America's Finest City" year round for its family activities, great food, top-notch hotel accommodations, tourist attractions and sunny weather. San Diego consists of beautiful landmarks like Old Town and the Cabrillo Monument, as well as, local attractions like the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, SeaWorld and the world famous San Diego Zoo. This sunny mild-weather city also offers many beach activities like kayaking, hiking and seaside biking. No matter what you are seeking to do, San Diego has a lot to offer for families and maybe even a night out on the town for parents.

Things to Do San Diego

Places To Stay San Diego

Places To Eat San Diego

Picture Galleries San Diego

  • SeaWorld San Diego Photo Journal

    SeaWorld San Diego Photo Journal

    See 40+ photos from our family day at SeaWorld including images of Manta, Journey to Atlantis, Cirque De La Mer, Dolphin Point, Shark Encounter and more.

  • USS Midway Museum Photo Gallery

    USS Midway Museum Photo Gallery

    See 35 photos of this historic aircraft carrier, the various aircraft on display and the "floating city at sea" that is below her flight deck.

  • O's American Kitchen Photo Gallery

    O's American Kitchen Photo Gallery

    See 20+ photos of the delicious dishes that this San Diego family restaurant has on their menu from breadsticks, salads and wings to ribs, pizza and their kids meals.

Interactive Tourist Map San Diego

San Diego Tourist Map

San Diego Tourist Map

See our interactive San Diego tourist map with individual points of interest markers that have reviews, pictures, links, directions and descriptions of each location.