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“Go...there's too much there for just one day”
Review of Balboa Park

Balboa Park
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US$55.00*
and up
Private Balboa Park Segway Tour
Ranked #3 of 430 things to do in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: One of the most popular urban parks in the United States, this bucolic paradise is packed with an array of attractions, including the world-famous San Diego Zoo.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Baby buggy parking, Activities for young children
Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Go...there's too much there for just one day”
Reviewed 23 February 2012

The Zoo is first rate. there are so many things to do there, you would need a week just too explore the major things

Visited February 2012
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“Worth the Drive”
Reviewed 23 February 2012

This whole area is worth the trip to San Diego. So much to do and see. Check out the surrounding neighborhoods too. So many amazingly good restaurants you can't go to all of them in one trip. The park grounds are so pretty and the museums here are also top notch. The restaurant at the musuem is very nice and fairly priced.

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Calgary, Canada
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“Wow!”
Reviewed 23 February 2012

Absolutely beautiful - a must see. So many things to see and do in a beautiful setting.

Visited February 2012
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Karlstad, Värmlands Län, Sweden
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“Not a ususal boring oark!”
Reviewed 23 February 2012

Pretty and nice park, not a boring ususal just greenfields park! Museums, activities and different recreations, relly lied it! great place to take beautiful pictures for thoose who are interessted!

Visited February 2012
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San Diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Free museums on Tuesdays”
Reviewed 23 February 2012

Check online to see which museums are free on alternating Tuesdays. The park is lush and lovely. Freebies include a few museums, botanical building, Spanish Village shops, and just walking along The Prado, Laurel St Bridge, etc etc. Zoo is right next door - allow a few hours for Zoo - a can't-miss.

Visited February 2012
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