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Ultimate Guide to Kid-Friendly Fun in San Diego

San Diego is the best place to be if you’re looking for kid friendly activities that everyone will enjoy. The fun all starts right here at the Pacific Terrace HotelNot only is our beachfront hotel one of the best hotels near SeaWorld San Diego and Legoland California, but it is only eight miles from the San Diego Airport, making it the perfect destination for a family getaway. Our fun-filled Pacific Beach hotel gives you and the kids easy access to popular family-friendly outdoor beach activities like sailing, fishing, surfing, and cycling. In addition, our guests of the Pacific Terrace Hotel will enjoy guest rooms and suites with ocean-view private patios or balconies, a heated swimming pool, a relaxing hot tub, an invigorating fitness center, cozy fire pit tables, massage therapy services, and more! If you’re searching for the perfect place to stay near the ocean and all the most exciting kid friendly activities in San Diego, Pacific Terrace Hotel is exactly what you’re dreaming of.

SeaWorld San Diego (3.8 miles) 

This popular theme park in San Diego offers a variety of kid-friendly things to see and do! There are endless entertainment options at SeaWorld San Diego your whole family will enjoy. From kid-friendly Little Explorer Rides and Ocean Explorer Animals exhibits to the delicious SeaWorld Food Festival and the incredible Jewels of the Sea jellyfish exhibit – the fun is limitless at this famous amusement park in San Diego.

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Belmont Park (2.1 miles)

Don’t miss out on visiting Belmont Park during your kid-friendly vacation in San Diego. Located on Mission Beach, this 7-acre, 100-year-old waterfront park is the most legendary amusement park in Southern California! Be sure to take a ride on the Giant Dipper Roller Coaster, Belmont Park’s iconic wooden coaster, during your visit. We even have a special package that includes free tickets on the ride! Also, make plans to see Belmont in Bloom, a spring celebration that offers visitors a view of spectacular floral displays and vibrant sculptures, along with live performances from local artists. You won’t want to pass up a chance to visit Belmont Park San Diego during your time in Southern California.

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Legoland California (28.7 miles)

Created for those who love the popular Lego building block toys, Legoland California is the perfect place for kids and adults of all ages. This fun-filled theme park in San Diego has everything for the perfect day, including exciting rides and attractions, a refreshing water park, and an educational Sea Life Aquarium for guests to enjoy. Legoland tickets are very affordable and can be purchased with help from your concierge at the Pacific Terrace Hotel during your stay.

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The Carlsbad Flowers Fields (32.4 miles)

Kids of all ages will enjoy exploring the Carlsbad Flowers Fields, a 55-acre flower display that locals and visitors to the San Diego area have been visiting for over 60 years. The spectacular flower fields at the Carlsbad Ranch come to life each year with thousands of beautiful, eye-catching blooms from March to May and are quite the site to see during your family Spring vacation in Southern California.

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Kids’ Camp at the Pacific Terrace Hotel (on-site!)

Staying at the Pacific Terrace Hotel is like having your very own kids’ camp available at your doorstep every day during your San Diego vacation. And there are so many nearby things to do in San Diego, from a watersports summer camp at the Mission Bay Aquatic Center and visiting the sea lions on the beach at La Jolla Cove to sandcastle-building lessons from the pros at San Diego Sand Castles – everything is right at your doorstep when you stay with us. Make sure to add on our Kids’ Camp amenity when booking and treat your kiddos to their own private in-room camping experience, complete with a tent set up with twinkle lights, pretend fire, poolside s’mores coupon, scavenger hunt, and more!

Make Plans Now for a Kid Friendly San Diego Vacation at the Pacific Terrace Hotel

Whenever you’re ready to book your kid friendly getaway here at the Pacific Terrace Hotel – we’re ready to help with great accommodations, direct beach access, and tons of onsite amenities the whole family will enjoy. Plan your San Diego escape today here at the Pacific Terrace Hotel, and check out our current special offers and packages, for an unforgettable Southern California dream vacation!