San Diego Family Activities

Endless Fun Within Easy Reach

A premier choice for families, our Gaslamp District hotel is the perfect option for fun-filled San Diego attractions, offering close proximity to such famed San Diego family activities as the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Petco Park and much more. Families also appreciate our convenient onsite features, such as spacious accommodations with flat-screen TVs and in-room dining, a gift shop and easy access to Historic Old Town by a short Trolley ride. When planning your stay with our hotel in the Gaslamp District, consider these fun family things to do in San Diego:

Balboa Park & Museums
Come witness the nation’s largest urban cultural park, just 2 miles from the hotel. Balboa Park encompasses 15 museums, an arts venue, musical performances, green space, onsite dining and much more.

The San Diego Zoo
With more than 4,000 rare and endangered animals from around the world, this 100-acre zoo is celebrated across the globe. Come see 800 species represented and over 700,000 exotic plants at this spectacle of nature.

Petco Park
A visit to Petco Park is one of the most popular things to do in San Diego and luckily the hotel is located adjacent to the park. Watch the San Diego Padres take on their National League rivals while also enjoying incredible views of the bay.

Historic Old Town
Accessible by a short trolley ride, this legendary park celebrates the history of San Diego, featuring original adobes and huts.

Home to the world-famous Killer Whale, Shamu, SeaWorld sits on the bay overlooking San Diego’s oceanfront. Take in amazing live shows and enjoy special attractions such as Turtle Reef and the Shark Encounter®

Both kids and parents will love exploring LegoLand's 128 acres of fun, showcasing life-sized sculptures, buildings, and more, made entirely out of this classic toy staple.

Build bonfires or sandcastles, try surfing or paddleboarding or simply lie out and work on your tan at one of San Diego's many gorgeous beaches, including Pacific Beach, Mission Beach, La Jolla and more.

Belmont Park
Visit San Diego's only oceanfront amusement park to ride rollercoasters or have fun at the bumper cars or maybe try your hand at mini golf.

Birch Aquarium at Scripps
This educational attraction features more than 60 habitats through exhibits and interactive displays starring sharks, sea horses and coral reefs. Be sure to stop at the gift shop before you leave for some marine-themed souvenirs.

New Children's Museum
Located right here in downtown San Diego, the New Children's Museum provides inventive and engaging art experiences that are meaningful to children and families.

Plan your family vacation to our Gaslamp District hotel today and give your children a trip they won't soon forget.