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How to spend 24 Hours in San Diego

If you have limited time in San Diego but want to see the best of what it has to offer, these seven attractions should be at the top of your list. Be sure to check out the world-famous zoo and the spectacular park that surrounds it. But don't miss the city's most popular museum, located on an aircraft carrier. Explore the city's oldest neighborhood for some of its best shopping, watch the sun set over the water with friendly seals, get dinner and drinks in the fun part of town, and be sure to catch a glimpse of a grand hotel you may recognize from the movies.

  • 1.

    Point La Jolla

    Point La Jolla

    Happy people, happy animals, and breathtaking views.

  • 2.

    Balboa Park

    Balboa Park

    Gardens, museums, and more to do and see in San Diego's historic park.

  • 3.

    San Diego Zoo

    San Diego Zoo

    San Diego's most famous attraction lives up to its reputation.

  • 4.

    USS Midway Museum

    USS Midway Museum

    The USA's most popular military museums found on its longest-serving aircraft carrier.

  • 5.

    Gaslamp Quarter

    Gaslamp Quarter

    Your best bet for dinner and after-dinner fun.

  • 6.

    Hotel Del Coronado

    Hotel Del Coronado

    A grand Victorian-era hotel on the beach.

  • 7.

    Old Town San Diego

    Old Town San Diego

    Great food, shopping, and history in an 18th-century neighborhood.

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