San Diego Adventures For Kids

San Diego is a destination that people of all ages enjoy.


The spectacular scenery, unlimited recreational activities, superb restaurants, startling nightlife, and laid-back atmosphere make it a perfect destination for people seeking a break from the daily life and enjoy a few day relaxing at the beaches, soaking up the sun, tapping and exploring treasures of nature. Tourist attractions like San Diego Children’s Zoo, Children’s Museum, SeaWorld, Birch Aquarium, Legoland and Cabrillo National Park make San Diego a perfect getaway for kids.

Children’s Zoo

It is a part of the widely renowned San Diego zoo sprawling over 100 acres and inhabiting around 4,000 animals including leopards, elephants, pandas, polar bears, and so on. Exhibits in Children’s zoo at San Diego Zoo are designed keeping in kids and there are several kids-oriented activities too to keep the youngsters engaged and bring them close to nature. Kids here enjoy combing goat’s hair and watching baby animals being bottle-fed.  Animals that fascinate kids the most are spider monkeys, naked mole-rats, American alligator, Echidna, and fossa. At times animal-themed events are also organized for youngsters.

The New Children’s Museum

The New Children’s Museum at San Diego fosters creativity of the children of all ages, toddlers to teens. The innovative art and activities here encourage children to think, play and create in a rich educational environment. The organic cafe, retail shop, and outdoor park at the children’s museum provide an engaging atmosphere for the entire family.


It is just the right place to go with children and explore the aquatic world. San Diego’s Sea World is an oceanarium, animal theme park and marine mammal park. While the visitors get exhilarated by see sea lions, whales and dolphin shows, they are enthralled by rides such as Journey to Atlantis, Wild Arctic Ride, and Bayside Skyride etc.   A day at SeaWorld is no less than a one day adventure trip for kids.


Birch Aquarium

Voted as the Best Museum in San Diego in summer 2012, welcomes more than 435,000 visitors every year, including at least 40000 school children. Also known as Scripps Aqaurium, Birch Aquarium is part of Scripps Institution of Oceanography. It inhabits more than 3000 animals and provides spectacular vistas of the Pacific Ocean.  Hall of fishes, Shark Reef, Tide-Pool Plaza, Coral Reef and Seahorses are the major exhibits. Feeling the Heat: The Climate Challenge is an educative exhibit that displays environment changes and ideas to reduce carbon emission. Another must-see exhibit at Birch Aquarium is Boundless Energy which showcases innovative ways to harness and use renewable sources of energy.

There are several other one day adventure trips for kids in San Diego such as Coronado Beach, Legoland, Cabrillo Nat’l Park, Balboa Park, Mission Bay, and Whaley House and so on. So, if you’re planning an adventure trip for your kids, book Flights to San Diego and family vacation package in advance.

Article written by  RACHNA, CheapOair travel writer who is an adept travel writer. She says that with the easy availability of low fare airline tickets, hotel packages and car rental services online, travel and tourism industry has grown manifolds.

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