We took the trolley here and really enjoyed walking around and enjoying the wonderful park. There is a lot to see! We didn't go into any museums, maybe next time. Take your time and bring good walking shoes.
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Visited the Natural History Museum and Timken Art Gallery. Very knowledgeable and enterprising docents in both. In between, can take nice stroll past gardens, southwest architecture and pools where can eat outdoors. The museum has very nice paleontology exhibit progressing through time with many fossils...More
Wear comfy shoes and bring a water bottle because there is so much walking to be done! You will have a blast visiting the museums and typically there are buskers in the center of the park.
Many cities have large, all-inclusive parks. A great park represents the heart of the people that live in the city. Balboa Park is such a park. We had been to the famous, world-class zoo before (which is contained in Balboa Park) so determined to experience...More
We wanted to go away from the beach for one day. Ended up going to Balboa Park. Didn't go into any of the museums as we wanted to stay outside. There was plenty to see. I could have spent a much longer time in the...More
This was one of the sights I felt I had to see in San Diego. There is so much that you could spend a number of days there, but I felt I got to see what it has to offer. We just walked around and...More