& Free Things to Do in San Diego
are so many fun things to do in San Diego that don't require
a lot of money. In fact, there are lots of things to do for
FREE. With over 70 miles of beaches, beautiful weather year-around
and a large variety of different settings, you will surely find
something fun to do. Where else can you surf the waves, go hiking
in the mountains, and four-wheeling in the desert all in the
Below you will find some excellent activities you can do in
San Diego year-around for FREE. Whether your into the outdoors,
arts, or you just want to tour around scenic San Diego, we're
sure you'll find something fun to do in America's Finest City.
70 Miles of Beaches
the day at the beach. Put on your bathing, grab some sunscreen
and a towel and head to the beach. All of San Diego's
beaches are open to the public and they all offer something
different. For more information on San Diego's beaches,
Some of the Best People Watching & Eye Candy
Grab your roller blades, beach cruiser, or just a pair
of shoes and take a stroll along the Mission Beach Boardwalk.
This scenic 3-mile boardwalk will keep you entertained
as you walk along the picturesque Mission and Pacific
All of San Diego from the Top of Mt. Soledad
by John Kyrios
What a view! Take a drive to the top of Mt. Soledad in
La Jolla for a 360-degree view of San Diego. This historical
park offers a breathtaking view of San Diego County from
Point Loma to the south, across the border into Mexico
to the southeast, to Mt. Miguel and the east County, to
the Cuyamaca and Laguna mountains to the east, to Mt.
Palomar to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
One of the most delightful views is watching the hot air
balloons from Del Mar and North County drift in the breeze.
Bazaar del Mundo in Old Town
Bazaar del Mundo, located in Old Town, is a hot spot for
food, shopping, and the history of San Diego! It includes
five international restaurants, 16 specialty boutiques,
live entertainment, and year-round cultural activities.
It also offers FREE entertainment every day of the year
at the Bazaar del Mundo Courtyard Stage. Click
here to find out more.
On the western side of Point Loma lies the rocky inter-tidal
zone, a window into the ocean ecosystem that lies along
of San Diego's coast. As you explore the tide pools, you
will view some of the most magnificent creatures of the
FREE Fly-Fishing at Lake Murray
Take a free fly-fishing lesson on Sunday mornings from
9am to noon at Lake Murray in La Mesa. If you don't have
your own fishing gear, arrive early for a free equipment
Park... "America’s Largest Urban Cultural
Balboa Park offers a lot of fun and free things to do.
Take a walk through the leisure gardens, or visit one
of the 15 different museums on Tuesdays for free. You
can also enjoy a free organ concert at 2pm on Sundays
at the Spreckels Organ Pavillion. The Organ Pavillion
features the world's largest outdoor pipe organ with
32-foot lead alloy pipes.
Museum of Contemporary Art
Visit one of San Diego's art museums, where you can
enjoy a free guided tour. The downtown museum is free
everyday and the La Jolla location is free on the third
Tuesday of every month. For upcoming exhibitions, hours
and more information, please
visit their website.
San Diego Deals!
FOR 1 PASS!
Do you want to visit San Diego's premier attractions at
a great savings? The San Diego 3-for-1 Pass offers unlimited
admission to the San Diego Zoo, the Wild
Animal Park and SeaWorld for
up to five consecutive days. All for less than the price
of one day's admission to each park. Purchase
your pass here!
Enjoy a day at each of San Diego's most famous attractions
at a great discount. This package includes one day admission
to San Diego Zoo & Wild Animal Park,
LEGOLAND California & Sea
World Adventure Park San Diego. Consecutive visits
are not required. Tickets are valid anytime until January
your tickets here.
California Value Pass
Two great parks, one low price... this value pass is valid
for entry to both SeaWorld San Diego and Universal Studios
Hollywood for up to 14 consecutive days from first visit.
Only in Hollywood can you get an inside look at the sets
and secrets of legendary films. Witness the Shrek 4-D(tm),
with hair-raising, eye-popping effects that put you inside
the action. Go below the surface and above the waves and
beyond your expectations at SeaWorld San Diego. Purchase
your pass here!
California Attractions CityPass
Southern California CityPass bundles a stunning visit
to the San Diego Zoo OR Wild Animal Park,
and SeaWorld (CityPass includes a 1-Day
visit to each.) Then take your time and motor up the coast
to spend some time up north with a 3-Day Disneyland Resort
Park Hopper Ticket - valid for unlimited admission to
Disneyland and Disney's California
Adventure park for three days, and a 1-Day visit
to Universal Studios. Buy
your tickets here.