SEAWORLD SAN DIEGO (15.9 miles)
SeaWorld San Diego is an animal theme park, oceanarium, outside aquarium, and marine mammal park. While SeaWorld offers an exciting adventure filled with flying through the air on The Manta, watching Shamu do tricks and seal lions perform, the park is also dedicated to helping wildlife and educating the public. SeaWorld forges the way in rescue and conservation programs to ensure that local and worldwide wildlife is protected and preserved.
SAN DIEGO ZOO (9.9 miles)
San Diego Zoo is a zoo in Balboa Park, San Diego, California housing over 3,700 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies. The San Diego Zoo was a pioneer in the concept of open-air, cageless exhibits that re-create natural animal habitats. It is one of the few zoos in the world that houses and successfully breeds the giant panda. In 2013, the zoo added a new Koalafornia Adventure exhibit, providing an updated Australian animal experience.
SAN DIEGO SAFARI PARK (38.9 miles)
San Diego Zoo Safari Park, known as the San Diego Wild Animal Park until 2010, is an 1,800 acre (730 ha) zoo in the San Pasqual Valley area of San Diego, California, near Escondido. It is one of the largest tourist attractions in San Diego County. The park houses a large array of wild and endangered animals including species from the continents of Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America, and Australia. The park is in a semi-arid environment, and one of its most notable features is the Africa Tram which explores the expansive African exhibits. These free-range enclosures house such animals as antelopes, giraffes, buffalo, cranes, and rhinoceros. The park is also noted for its California condor breeding program, the most successful such program in the United States. The park, visited by 2 million people annually, houses over 2,600 animals representing more than 300 species, as well as 3,500 plant species.
LEGO LAND (42.2 miles)
Legoland California is a theme park and miniature park located in Carlsbad, California, based on the Lego toy brand. On March 20, 1999, it became the third Legoland park to open, and the first Legoland outside of Europe. Legoland has more than 60 rides, shows and attractions. The resort is also home of the Legoland Water Park. Right next door is the wonder-filled Sea Life Aquarium. There's is so much to do.