San Diego, California Family Vacation

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2 Days in San Diego with Little Kids

by Mimi Slawoff Mendelson   World-Class Traveler
Situated in southern California, San Diego is a top family vacation destination for many reasons. Besides miles of pristine beaches ideal for swimming, surfing and snorkeling, San Diego has world-class museums, historic sites and family-friendly attractions to see in two days, such as the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park and LEGOLAND. After a fun day of sightseeing, it’s relaxing to find a spot at a beach and watch a sunset. (Mimi Slawoff is a family vacation expert.)

3 Days in San Diego with Kids - Theme Parks

Families spending a 3-day vacation visiting San Diego theme parks will find numerous attractions that are popular with kids and adults alike. Places like the San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego are close to other popular sites like The Gaslamp Quarter and Mission Bay park. There are also a variety of restaurants and shops in the area that travelers can check out during their stay. (Jordan Estrada is a travel writer and a San Diego destination expert.)

Featured Kid-Friendly Accommodations in San Diego, California

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The Lodge at Torrey Pines San Diego

11480 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, San Diego, California

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KID-FRIENDLY AMENITIES

  • Rollaway beds available
  • Kids stay free
  • Smoke-free property
  • Babysitting
  • On-site restaurant(s)
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Outdoor pool
  • Video game system in room


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Estancia Hotel San Diego

9700 North Torrey Pines Road La Jolla, San Diego, California

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KID-FRIENDLY AMENITIES

  • Rollaway beds available
  • Babysitting
  • On-site restaurant(s)
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Outdoor pool


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Hilton Resort San Diego

1775 East Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, California

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KID-FRIENDLY AMENITIES

  • Rollaway beds available
  • Babysitting
  • Kids' club
  • On-site restaurant(s)
  • Microwave in room
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kids' pool
  • Bikes available
  • Basketball court


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Grande Colonial Hotel San Diego

910 Prospect Street La Jolla, San Diego, California

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KID-FRIENDLY AMENITIES

  • Rollaway beds available
  • Kids stay free
  • Smoke-free property
  • On-site restaurant(s)
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Kitchenette or kitchen in room
  • Cribs (infant beds) available


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Empress Hotel La Jolla San Diego

7766 Fay Avenue La Jolla, San Diego, California

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KID-FRIENDLY AMENITIES

  • Rollaway beds available
  • Pet friendly
  • Babysitting
  • On-site restaurant(s)
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Video game system in room


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