Uniquely designed for younger kids, LEGOLAND California is a fantastic place where your kids' toys are brought to life. At the Volvo Driving School, kids can drive cars the size of pints around "toy street." Your kids can also build and race LEGO cars and even program LEGO Mindstorm robots. After having enough fun with toys, you can purchase a ticket to explore the on-site LEGOLAND Water Park and Sea Life Carlsbad Aquarium. Here, you will get a glimpse of what it's like to live under the sea.
Balboa Park is home to seventeen museums, theaters, numerous gardens, five playgrounds, a train for kids, a carousel, and so much more, making it a perfect place for the whole family. Preschoolers can explore the San Diego Model Railroad Museum, which has the largest displays of indoor model trains in the world, while older kids can explore the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center. Afterward, stroll through the park's beautiful gardens.
This is a historical attraction that's fascinating for both kids and adults. Here, you can explore more than 60 exhibits of historic aircraft as well as 29 restored ones. You can watch the Battle of Midway "Voices of Midway," an inspirational 15min film about the naval battles in World War II. Similarly, you can get on a flight simulator for a thrilling air combat ride, where you get to control all the action.
This park is set on 1800 acres of land and is home to over 3700 animals, including endangered giant pandas, lions, giraffes, elephants, tigers, and many more. You can take a Caravan Safari tour or the Africa Tram tour to get up close to the animals. There is also a petting zoo where you can touch specific animals. For an extra fee, you can even get zip-line over the park.