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
Del Mar Horse Racing Season
San Diego horse racing takes place where the "turf meets the surf" at the Del Mar Racetrack. Fans flock to the track each summer to wager on their favorite horses during the popular, annual Del Mar Thoroughbred Club racing season, mid-July - early-September. Be part of the magic and nostalgia of this long-time horse race tradition dating back to 1937 when Bing Crosby greeted the first guests, and Seabiscuit won by a nose in the infamous race in 1938. This season features the nation's top race horses, trainers and jockeys, and plenty of fun in the sun.The races run five days weekly, except Monday and Tuesday.
San Diego has a proud heritage as a Navy Town. Home to the Western Pacific Fleet, North Island Naval Air Station and MCAS Mirimar, San Diego celebrates Fleet Week in the fall. From airshows to car shows and more check out all the events! http://www.fleetweeksandiego.org/index.shtml
Haunted San Diego
Okay Halloween fans, San Diego is the place to be for all that is scary! From the Haunted Hotel to the Haunted Trail in Balboa Park, there are plenty of places to scream about. Come check them out in October each year here in San Diego. http://www.hauntedhotel.com/pages/trail