San Diego Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in San Diego - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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The New Children's Museum (NCM)

  • Museum/Gallery

The NCM blends contemporary art with unstructured play to create an environment that appeals to children as well as adults. The 50,000-square...

Thomas Whaley House Museum

  • House/Mansion/Villa

A New York entrepreneur, Thomas Whaley came to California during the gold rush. He wanted to provide his East Coast wife with all the...

Timken Museum of Art

  • Museum/Gallery

Though somewhat out of place architecturally, this small and modern structure, made of travertine imported from Italy, is a jewel box.

Torrey Pines State Beach and Reserve

  • Beach–Sight

With sandstone cliffs and hiking trails adjacent to the beach rather than urban development, Torrey Pines State Beach feels far away...

Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

Pinus torreyana, the rarest native pine tree in the United States, enjoys a 1,700-acre sanctuary at the northern edge of La Jolla. About...

Tourmaline Surfing Park

  • Beach–Sight

Offering slow waves and frequent winds, this is one of the most popular beaches for surfers. For windsurfing and kiteboarding, it's only...

USS Midway Museum

  • Military Site

After 47 years of worldwide service, the retired USS Midway began a new tour of duty on the south side of the Navy pier in 2004. Launched...

University of California at San Diego

  • Educational Institution

The campus of one of the country's most prestigious research universities spreads over 1,200 acres of coastal canyons and eucalyptus...

Vacation Isle

  • Beach–Sight

Ingraham Street bisects this island, providing two distinct experiences for visitors. The west side is taken up by the Paradise Point...

Windansea Beach

  • Beach–Sight

With its rocky shoreline and strong shore break, Windansea stands out among San Diego beaches for its dramatic natural beauty. It's one...

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