Family Vacations in San Diego


San Diego is one of the world’s top family travel destinations thanks to its idyllic southern California location. Lined with 70 miles of beautiful beaches and blessed with comfortable year-round weather, San Diego offers a full calendar of street fairs, concerts, arts and cultural events.

There’s a great children’s museum, SeaWorld San Diego, and many free things to do in this southwestern US city.

We have TravelingMoms who live in and near San Diego. They offer insights, tips and information you need to know to make the most of a family vacation in San Diego, including these 5 places only locals know. In addition, we have many, many TravelingMoms who have visited San Diego just like you will, on a family vacation. Our experience is the key to ensuring your family vacations deliver all the fun and joy you hope they will. We know what works for kids and what doesn’t. And we’ve got tips for making the most of your family trip, wherever you want to go.

What You Need to Know about Family Vacations in San Diego

On these pages, we’ll tell you about the best family hotels in the city. We’ll tell you about the best things to do with kids in San Diego. We’ll give you tips for saving money and tips for getting the most out of your family vacations in San Diego. And we’ll tell you the best free things to do in the town. Doing the free stuff is always the best way to save money on family vacations.

Our writers know the ins and outs of family vacations in Chicago, New York City, the Caribbean, Hawaii, London, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Orlando, San Francisco and, of course that family vacation Mecca: Disney.

Get all of our tips and insight here. If you don’t find what you need, visit our TravelingMom Facebook page and post your question there. Chances are good someone will know the answer. That’s because TravelingMom’s family travel experts have been there. We have learned what works best for families. And we’re ready to share to make your family vacations in San Diego the best they can be.

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