Adventurous things to do in San Diego

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  1. La Jolla Shores

    #1 of 22 Adventure Activities in San Diego
    La Jolla Shores

    Tags: Beach, Park, Play Ground, Walking Area

    Address: 8300 Camino Del Oro, La Jolla, CA 92037

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This mile long beach has one of the gentlest waters of the seas around San Diego, making it a popular place among beginner scuba divers and surfers. It is regarded as one of the best family beaches in...Read more

  2. Torrey Pines Gliderport

    #2 of 22 Adventure Activities in San Diego
    Torrey Pines Gliderport

    Tags: Outdoors, Adventure

    Address: 2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Dubbed the 'Kitty Hawk of the West', this historic glider airport has been in near constant use since 1930. Access is free, and you don't even need to fly to enjoy a day out here. Many content themsel...Read more

  3. Windansea Beach

    #3 of 22 Adventure Activities in San Diego
    Windansea Beach

    Tags: Beach, Walking Area, Water Sport

    Address: Windansea Beach San Diego, CA 92037

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This is not a family beach. Smooth sandstone slopes down into wildly churning waters broken by reefs and rocks. Swimmers and surfers in the water should be careful not to injure themselves. In winter ...Read more

  4. Mission Bay Park

    #4 of 22 Adventure Activities in San Diego
    Mission Bay Park

    Tags: Park, Walking Area, Water Sport, Scuba

    Address: 2688 East Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This isn't a regular park. It's the largest aquatic park in the country, visited by over 15 million people annually. It has 19 beaches, 14 miles of bike paths, and covers an area of about 4500 acres, ...Read more

  5. Mission Beach Boardwalk

    #5 of 22 Adventure Activities in San Diego
    Mission Beach Boardwalk

    Tags: Beach, Walking Area, Food And Drinks, Scuba

    Address: 1710 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Though technically this is part of the the Mission Bay aquatic park, this beach faces the Pacific Ocean rather than the bay. The concrete road is about 3.5 miles long, stretching between North Pacific...Read more

  6. Ocean Beach

    #6 of 22 Adventure Activities in San Diego
    Ocean Beach

    Tags: Beach, Water Body, Water Sport

    Address: Ocean Beach Dog Beach, Ocean Beach Bike Path, San Diego, CA 92109

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This beach, unremarkable in general, is one of the most popular in the city for one reason alone - you can bring your pet here and let them off the leash 24 hours a day. Like the other beaches in the ...Read more

  7. Belmont Park

    #7 of 22 Adventure Activities in San Diego
    Belmont Park

    Tags: Amusement Park, Entertainment

    Address: 3146 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109

    Timings: 11:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Walk down Mission Beach until you reach the Giant Dipper roller coaster. There, you've arrived at a historic amusement park from 1925. The Giant Dipper itself, made from wood and now ancient, is on th...Read more

  8. Shell Beach

    #8 of 22 Adventure Activities in San Diego
    Shell Beach

    Tags: Beach, Leisure, Water Sport, Snorkeling

    Address: Shell Beach San Diego, CA 92037

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A long set of stairs, just south of Ellen Browning Scripps Park, will take you down to Shell Beach. It was named that way for all the sea shells. On either side of the beach are imposing sandstone blu...Read more

  9. Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve

    #9 of 22 Adventure Activities in San Diego
    Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve

    Tags: Trail, Park, Waterfall, Hiking Trail

    Address: 12020 Black Mountain Rd, San Diego, CA 92129

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This massive urban park encompasses Penasquitos and Lopez canyons, a territory of about 4,000 acres. Home to a huge diversity of plants, animals, especially birds, the park is the beloved of nature lo...Read more

  10. Legoland

    #10 of 22 Adventure Activities in San Diego
    Legoland

    Tags: Amusement Park, Theme Park, Entertainment, Games

    Address: 1 Legoland Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The eight separate zones, each with a unique theme, are sure to be extremely interesting and keep you occupied throughout the day. The best part is everything you see is transformed into the world of ...Read more

  11. Disneyland Park

    #11 of 22 Adventure Activities in San Diego
    Disneyland Park

    Tags: Amusement Park, Entertainment

    Address: 1313 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802, USA

    Timings: 09:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    For the complete California experience, be sure to visit the Disneyland resort. There are a lot of rides and activities that can be taken up in this place. Do try out the Disneyland railways from mono...Read more

  12. Skydiving San Diego

    #12 of 22 Adventure Activities in San Diego
    Skydiving San Diego

    Tags: Adventure, Adults

    Address: San Diego, CA, USA

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Want to hop, jump and fly high? Then come and experience floating in the scenic ranges of Ortega Mountains at Skydiving San Diego, San Diego. Located just an hour north of San Diego and Los Angeles, t...Read more

  13. Boomers! San Diego

    #13 of 22 Adventure Activities in San Diego
    Boomers! San Diego

    Tags: Go Carting, Entertainment

    Address: 6999 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA

    Timings: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    From Bumper Cars, to Mini Golf, from Go Karts to Arcade games, the national amusement center of San Diego, Boomers knows how to make your day special. There are 32 feet steep cliffs with footholds to ...Read more

  14. Escapology San Diego

    #14 of 22 Adventure Activities in San Diego
    Escapology San Diego

    Tags: Entertainment, Games

    Address: 3116 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109, USA

    Timings: 11:00 am - 10:40 pm Details

    An interesting place with an interesting name and some interesting games- that’s how we can describe Escapology! This is the place that offers you so interesting games that you escape the time a...Read more

  15. Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

    #15 of 22 Adventure Activities in San Diego
    Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

    Tags: View Point, Hiking Trail, Nature

    Address: Ladera St, San Diego, CA 92107, USA

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Sunset Cliffs Natural Park is resource-based Park stretching to an area of 68 acre and it borders Point Loma which is situated at the western edge across the pacific. Topography of this area features ...Read more

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