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Use the Out & About with Kids guide below to find the BEST things to do with kids in San Diego.  It has over 250 places to go, attractions, hidden secret spots, delicious family restaurants and more. 

Neighbor San Diego 2021

What to Do in San Diegoby Neighborhood – With world-class museums, gorgeous beaches and Instagram-worthy attractions, it’s no wonder San Diego is a hotspot for unforgettable family adventures.

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Photo ops 2021

“Wish You Were Here” Family Photo Ops In San Diego – Fun, hidden places for Photo Ops in San Diego

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Julian 2021

Julian – San Diego's Favorite Local Day Trip– Everyone loves Julian’s smalltown charm, apple pie, gold mining adventures and stargazing. Here's a list of our favorite adventures!

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Hidden places 2021

Hidden Gem Experiences In San Diego – from local parents.

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Ocean adventures 2021

San Diego Ocean Adventures – Fun ocean adventurers in San Diego!

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Spray grounds

Spraygrounds – Cool off around San Diego

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San Diego Balboa Park – Family Places to See! Enjoy Balboa Park’s beautiful gardens and fountains, hidden trails, cultural fairs, fabulous museums, world famous zoo and more.

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Train adventures 2021

Fun Train Experiences In San Diego – Kids (and parents) enjoy the chugging of engines and wind in their hair on these fun San Diego train rides.

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Family brew 2021

San Diego Family-Friendly Breweries – What makes a brewery family friendly? The outdoor space, welcoming staff and environment, and good beer and food, of course. Here are some favorites in San Diego.

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OldTown 2021

Old Town — A taste of San Diego history. Take the family and explore Old Town San Diego with the kids

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animal encounters 2021

Best Spots in San Diego for Animal Encounters – We love our animals.

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  • San Diego Family Magazine

    San Diego Family Magazine

    Have you ever read something great in a magazine and then been frustrated because you can't remember where you put it? Well, so have we! That's why we think it's a fabulous idea to have the entire publication available to read online! Simply click the link below and use the arrows to turn the pages. You can search by area, event, location, or advertiser.

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  • Out & About

    Out & About

    All dressed up and no where to go? With Out & About, you'll never have to utter (or hear) the words "I'm bored" again!  Use this resource to find oodles of fun things to do in specific areas of San Diego County.

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  • Flourishing Families

    Flourishing Families

    Resources for Families with Special Needs

    Flourishing Families is the Parent Resource Guide for Children with Special Needs that contains over 950 resources in San Diego County. Read informative articles that offer help and encouragement to families with special needs. Sign up to receive our bi-monthly eNewsletter, keeping you connected to current and relevant information in the community. Ready to get out of the house? When you join our online community, you'll also discover fun family-friendly activities and events.

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