Planning a San Diego Vacation?



Can you picture your family on a San Diego vacation? We can!



San Diego is a family vacation paradise with lots to choose from, including the world famous San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Legoland, the Wild Animal Park, museums, beaches, shopping and more!

As San Diego residents, and as a family with three young children, we're always looking for great deals and experiences! One of my husband's mottos is, "If it's free, it's me." So check out our Free Things to Do page for ideas that are very wallet-friendly!

Whether you're visiting or you're a local, consider this website your resource for finding the best bets, bargains, activities and events in San Diego. Let us preview the best attractions, restaurants, and deals for you, saving you both time and money.

And if you're like me, you love getting a sneak peek of what you're planning to visit. No problem! We've got lots of videos of popular attractions (and secret treasures) so you can get a feel for what to expect before you go on your San Diego vacation.

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Looking for meal deals? On our Kids Eat Free page, you'll find free food for your flock on every day except Fridays (Tuesday has the most restaurants to choose from). Our Coupons page for the best links to find savings, and coupons for attractions like SeaWorld, San Diego Zoo, Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, and Legoland.

It may be worth checking out some last minute hotel deals online as they often include special bonuses such as complimentary breakfast and dinner packages.

Nothing compares to the special memories you make when your children are young. You don't have to spend a lot of money to have a great time on a San Diego vacation. So what are you waiting for? It's time to start planning!


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