Local Area Attractions
Located just 15 minutes from downtown San Diego we are a great “base-camp” for all your sightseeing. Stop by the front desk and let us arrange tickets and travel plans so you can maximize your fun while exploring San Diego.
Discount tickets to Sea World, the world-famous San Diego Zoo and other local attractions are offered at our front desk for your convenience!
World-Famous San Diego Zoo
What awaits you at the World-Famous San Diego Zoo ? Youll find over 4,000 rare birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians; not to mention 100 acres of award winning gardens and $50 million of new and innovative bioclimatic habitats. They also offer entertaining tours and shows. At the zoo, you are in for a day of fun and discovery. Visit the San Diego Zoo and find out why were one of the wonders of the world. Discount tickets are available in the KOA office.
Sea World, a 100 acre marine life park located on beautiful Mission Bay, is a must see. There are seven exciting shows and numerous exhibits, including Shamu, the 3-ton killer whale, all included in one admission price. Discount tickets are on sale in the KOA office.
A trip to the Safari Park is like a journey to the worlds most exotic places. And yet, its like no other adventure on earth. See wild animals roaming freely in settings resembling their native homelands. Learn how conservation efforts have earned this vast 1,800-acre sanctuary a worldwide reputation. Special animal shows and exhibits are yours to enjoy. Discount packets are on sale in the KOA office.
Come play your part at LEGOLAND,an interactive theme parks dedicated to families with children between the ages of 2 and 12.
Local Area Activities
San Diego is called America’s finest city for good reason. Within just 20 miles of the San Diego Metro KOA you will find world class attractions like Sea World, the San Diego ZOO, fantastic restaurants under the city lights of downtown and the Gaslamp Quarter, Old Town San Diego’s Historic State Park, luxurious Coronado and La Jolla, relaxing beaches and golf courses, and the international crossing to Tijuana.
World Class Golf
Local area courses include Torrey Pines and La Costa Resort.
San Diego is a Water Sports Haven
Surfing, fishing, swimming, scuba diving, sailing or lying on the beach!
Day Trip Fishing
San Diego is a great destination for day trip fishing off the coast off Baja, Mexico. Talk to our front desk staff about booking a local tour.
Local Area EventsListing Calendar
Farmer's Market: Otay Ranch Town Center
Join Otay Ranch Town Center every Tuesday for Otay Ranch Certified Farmer's Market. Enjoy farm-fresh produce, specialty food items and live entertainment. Bringing farmers and communities together!
- Every Tuesday: 4pm - 8pm
Coronado Ferry Landing Concert Series
Enjoy the summer sunshine, shopping, food, views of the downtown skyline and great free live music at the Coronado Ferry Landing. Saturday and Sunday afternoon from 2:00-5:00pm. Check for details here www.coronadoferrylandingshops.com/calendar
Big Bay Boom 4th of July Fireworks Shows
The Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show is back, promising another spectacular display over San Diego Bay. Fireworks will be discharged simultaneously from barges placed strategically around the Bay off Shelter Island, Harbor Island, Embarcadero North, Seaport Village, Embarcadero South Marina Park, Coronado Ferry Landing and Imperial Beach. The impeccably choreographed display will last approximately 17 minutes.More than 850,000 people are expected to come to the waterfront to watch the show and the Port of San Diego strongly encourages carpooling or taking the San Diego Trolley. Stay tuned for more information about free shuttle and parking locations.Come down to the bay and enjoy the biggest fireworks show in San Diego!Fireworks will begin at 9:00 PM.The fireworks score is simulcast live on Walrus 105.7 FM.
The largest gathering of popular arts enthusiasts in the world and a San Diego Original. An annual tradition that packs the streets of downtown and beyond, Comic Con is a great place to catch up on all the latest in entertainment. You have to be here to believe it!