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The New Childrens Museum

Location: Downtown San Diego (Marina District)

Open Daily: 10AM – 4PM (Times May Vary by Occasion); Closed Wednesdays

Cost: $10 ($5 for Seniors 65+). Parking Costs Extra.

Features: This Leading-Edge, Interactive Children’s Museum Encourages Kids of All Ages to Think, Play, and Create.


Asian Pacific Historic District Tours

Location: Downtown San Diego (Marina District)

Tours: 2nd Saturday of Each Month at 11AM. Cost: $2. Self-Guided Tours Also Available.

Farmers Market: Sunday Mornings from 9AM – 12PM

Features: Tour the Original Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, and Hawaiian Communities in Downtown San Diego; Pick-up Unique Items at the Asian Bazaar and Farmers Market.


San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

Location: Downtown San Diego (Marina District)

Open Daily: 10:30AM – 4PM (Opens at 12PM on Sundays); Closed on Mondays.

Cost: $2

Features: Chinese Artifacts left by those who came to San Diego in the mid-to-late 19th Century to work in Gold Mines, build Railroads, and fish for Tuna; Chinese Garden with Koi Pond; Exhibitions


Seaport Village

Location: Downtown San Diego (Between North & South Embarcaderos)

Open Daily: 10AM – 9PM (10PM during Summer)

Features: Great Area to Shop for Souvenirs and Unique Gifts, Enjoy the Views of San Diego Harbor, Eat, and People Watch; Ride an Antique Carousel or take a Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride.


Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides Around San Diego

Unfortunately, the Cinderella Carriage Company closed down but hopefully somebody reading this will be inspired to start something similar as we receive a number of requests looking for an alternative.

San Diego has the perfect climate for enjoying the outdoors. You can celebrate the beauty of San Diego with a loved one by taking a horse-drawn carriage tour of downtown San Diego.


Gaslamp Quarter Attractions and Nightlife

Location: Downtown San Diego (Gaslamp Quarter)

Features: Shopping, Restaurants, Nightlife, Performing Arts, Historical Tours


William Heath Davis House

Location: Downtown San Diego (Gaslamp Quarter)

Open Daily: 10AM – 6PM (9AM – 3PM on Sundays); Closed on Mondays.

Cost: $5 ($4 for Seniors)

Features: Built in 1850, this was the Home where the idea of a “New San Diego” began. Learn about the vision for a new city held by William Heath Davis and the subsequent development by Alonzo Horton, who is known as the Founder of Downtown San Diego.


Historical Buildings in Downtown San Diego

Location: Downtown San Diego (Gaslamp Quarter)

Guided Tours: 11AM on Saturdays.

Cost: $10 ($8 for Seniors, Students, and Military)

Features: More than 90 Buildings in and around the Gaslamp Quarter are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Take a tour of their architecture and learn the history of downtown San Diego, including some of its notable residents like Wyatt Earp.


Horton Grand Theatre

Location: Downtown San Diego (Gaslamp Quarter)

Performances: Wednesdays through Sundays

Cost: $36 – $46; ($5 off for Seniors 65+ and Half Off for Ages 29 and Under and Active Military Members)

Features: Popular Theatre for Long-Running Crowd Favorite Musicals


Copley Symphony Hall Tours & San Diego Symphony

Location: Downtown San Diego (Core District)

Performances: Year-Round

Cost: Copley Hall Tours are Free; Performance Tickets Range from $20 – $93 (Some $10 tickets available for Students)

Features: Watch the San Diego Symphony and other International Music Acts Perform in one of the Most Elegant Theatres on the West Coast. You can also Take Tours of the Historic Copley Symphony Hall, which was an Original Fox Theatre where Walt Disney Premiered his Movies.


Harlem of the West Tours

Location: Downtown San Diego (Gaslamp Quarter)

Guided Tours: 11AM on Saturdays. (Reservations Required)

Cost: $5 (Free for Kids 16 and Under)

Features: Visit the West Coast Hangout for Legendary Jazz and Blues Musicians, including Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, and Nat King Cole.


San Diego Padres Baseball at Petco Park

Location: Downtown San Diego (East Village)

Game Times: Generally, Evening Games Start at 7:05PM and Sunday Games Start at 1:05PM (More Details Below)

Cost: Game Tickets Start at $5.

Features: One of the Top Pitching Teams in Baseball; Best Seats in Baseball; Central Location for Restaurants and Nightlife; Behind the Scenes Tours.