For little children, theme parks are like paradise. They are able to enjoy their childhood, discover new things and explore more the wonders of the world. When you bring kids to theme parks, the place suddenly become their private sanctuary where they can take pleasure and relish being children without any worries.
And when talking about theme parks, San Diego, California is never behind. Parents can find different parks in this area for their children. Children will surely enjoy wandering around, learning new stuff and playing in these theme parks in San Diego. After visiting these places, your kids (and even you) might say “I left my heart at the theme parks in San Diego”.
So do you want to know what these parks are?
Legoland – Carlsbad
The Carlsbad town is located 30 miles north of San Diego. Legoland California is a popular destination among little children. Upon hearing the world Lego, the first thing that usually comes to mind is those building block toys. Indeed, it is correct. Legoland is a theme park built from those infamous plastic interlocking bricks. This place is perfect for kids.
Legoland is a 128-acre family theme park created by toymaker from Denmark, the Lego Company. Families can enjoy a wide variety of activities in the park including interactive attractions, watching shows, shopping, dining at restaurants, enjoying family rides and a lot more.
San Diego Zoo – Balboa Park
Founded by Dr. Harry M. Wegeforth on October 2, 1916, San Diego Zoo is a world famous attraction in the city. Many people consider the zoo as one of the must-see tourist spots in San Diego.
What makes this park truly popular? Unlike other zoo, this 100-acre sanctuary is the home of more than 4,000 endangered and rare kinds of animals. Over 800 of this represents species and subspecies of animals. In addition, the zoo also homes more than 700,000 exotic plants. Families will be able to watch and witness animals in their natural habitat. Not only children will enjoy watching these animals, but they can learn the importance of preserving them. A visit to San Diego Zoo is a fun and education trip.
SeaWorld San Diego – Mission Bay Park
If San Diego Zoo is more on land animals, the SeaWorld is the opposite. This park is all about marine life and sea creature. There are plenty of entertainment activities in the area. It was founded in 1964 and since then thousands of people visit the park all year round.
SeaWorld is considered as the prime tourist attraction in the city spreading 189-acre. It house some of the best marine and animals shows on the planet such as the iconic performing killer whale. Families and children can enjoy interactive attractions, rides, aquariums and animal performances. Some of the main attractions in the SeaWorld are dolphin shows, turtle reef exhibits and shark encounter. Rides are also available including Shipwreck Rapids, Journey to Atlantis water ride, Manta and Wild Arctic simulator ride.
There are many other theme parks you can find in San Diego. If you want to experience them, book the best flight deals and head to the place. But of course, do not forget to find the finest accommodation. Just like Las Vegas’ Cannery Casino and Hotel, San Diego also houses first class hotels in addition to world renown theme parks.