Explore the 13th Best Park in the World – Balboa Park

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Are you looking to spend a day, or a week, strolling through some of the largest museums of their kind in the nation, lounging around flower gardens, and maybe catch a theatre performance or two? You can enjoy your time with all of these activities at Balboa Park, located a few minutes north of downtown San Diego.

The Project for Public Spaces rates Balboa Park as the 13th Best Park in the World. It is home to the San Diego Zoo, art museums, science and space museums, the nation’s largest multisport museum, and the longest running Shakespeare Festival in the U.S., where Queen Elizabeth was on hand for the dedication of a statue in Shakespeare’s honor when she vacationed in San Diego.

Follow in the footsteps of royalty. Come spend your vacation in San Diego and explore one of the best parks in the world. Start clicking on each of the slideshow pictures above or read the Balboa Park description to start finding what is in Balboa Park!

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