There’s nothing like a vacation to San Diego. The summer breeze, the sunshine and the ocean are all things to make San Diego, California, the best place to vacation with the family. Here are a few ideas for your next California family vacation.
San Diego Zoo
One of the most popular zoos in the world, the San Diego Zoo is a must! Home to more than 3,500 animals, every family member is bound to see their favorite animal. San Diego is 100 acres and even offers a safari ride through the wildlife park. The zoo is also home to thousands of different types of trees and plants. Pack a lunch and plenty of water and enjoy a full day of zoo adventures!
The best part of any California vacation is being so close to the beach. Seaport Village is located right on the water. Enjoy a day of shopping and delicious waterfront restaurants to choose from. From seafood to Italian to tacos; Seaport Village has so much food to offer. Did we mention there’s a Ben & Jerry’s ice cream shop? Need we say more?
If your family loves old school amusement parks, Belmont Park is the place for you. Belmont Park is located on Mission Beach so it makes for a perfect day of swimming and carnival rides. Enjoy a funnel cake and frozen lemonade while playing old school arcade games. Belmont Park makes for the perfect family fun day.
Torrey Pines State Reserve
There’s not much you can’t see or do at this 2,000 acre coastal state park. Take a hike or spend time watching the seals along the shore. Hiking trails range from easy to difficult. The views at Torrey Pines State Reserve are breathtaking. Some people have been able to spot dolphins swimming along the shore so make sure to have your camera ready!