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Balboa Park

1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101-1660
+1 619-239-0512
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US$ 59.00*
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Private Balboa Park Segway Tour
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San Diego City Sightseeing Tour Including La Jolla
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One of the most popular urban parks in the United States, this bucolic paradise is packed with an array of attractions, including the world-famous San Diego Zoo.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“japanese garden” (260 reviews)
“rose garden” (262 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101-1660
+1 619-239-0512
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited the park during the day on the December nights weekend - it was busy with lots of stands and food trucks. We couldn't believe how huge the park was! The buildings are architecturally beautiful, and we also enjoyed the cactus and rose garden,...More

Thank ideal21
Reviewed yesterday

There are several different museums as well as shows and areas to walk, sit and cool off by putting your feet in the fountain. Impossible to do it all in one day as there is so much to see. Buildings are from a worlds fail...More

Thank WebsterFoodie
Reviewed yesterday

Had an afternoon available while in San Diego and decided to visit Balboa Park. What a wonderful place to just walk around and enjoy the sites. The cactus and rose gardens are spectacular. Morton Bay fig tree was huge. The Biological Garden featured orchids. Timkin...More

Thank Ronald L
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is fabulous attraction. I am a native to San Diego, and I still come here just to walk around. It is a beautiful place with tons to do!

Thank Chelsea G
Reviewed 2 days ago

We didn't have much time to browse at Balboa Park so we picked this one and were not disappointed! Original artworks from Monet' and others. Helpful people to answer any questions readily w.

Thank rllever
Reviewed 4 days ago

we didnt go into any of the museums which were very pricey but we walked through all the gardens and the artists center, beautiful, well kept area and exquisite, spanish style buildings which were Gaudi-esque, you could easily spend multiple days here if you're a...More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved the art museum and the beautiful buildings. Our stay at Balboa was a short portion of a San Diego tour.

Thank lfund
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visit the many incredible museums, airplanes to natural history, art and insects. The park is lovely with fountains and beautiful buildings. Enjoy lunch or just stroll the grounds and visit the sculpture garden. The hop on hop off bus tour drops you off and picks...More

Thank Asa J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Balboa Park is a natural to visit in San Diego. The grounds are beautiful, and there are multiple museums that can be walked to. Make sure to rent an old fashioned electric cart!

Thank ileneberezin
Reviewed 5 days ago

We called here as part of a tour of San Diego using the hop-on hop-off bus. Unfortunately we didn't allow ourselves anything like enough time to fully explore the many attractions. There were lots of amazing gardens and beautiful buildings as well as museums. Allow...More

Thank sandylindsay
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Gail S
2 November 2017|
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Response from theotherLebowski | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Can’t help you. The park has a great website and app on which we relied.
22 September 2017|
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Response from Mary T | Reviewed this property |
No charge for the park itself or for some of the exhibits. There is a charge for some of the museums and the zoo. No charge for parking!
9 August 2017|
Response from keryaroundtheworld | Reviewed this property |
yes, they rent motorized carts for disabled people.