The Top 7 Things To Do and See in Grantville, San Diego, CA

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Grantville, located in San Diego, is the ideal vacation spot. It’s home to many exciting things to do and see with family and friends. Even if you’re here on business, there are plenty of things to keep you entertained during your free time. Grantville houses one-of-a-kind museums, parks, tours, and other unique attractions, so use this list as your guide and make your trip to San Diego a memorable one.

USS Midway Museum

1. USS Midway Museum


General view across the flight deck of the USS Midway Museum, San Diego Bay, California, United States
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One of the best museums in town

The USS Midway Museum is an amazing adventure for the whole family. Here you can experience life at sea aboard one of America’s longest-serving aircraft carriers. Visit the museum and walk the footsteps of 225,000 Midway sailors who served our country. Guests can also explore more than 60 exhibits with a collection of 29 restored aircraft. The museum provides a self-guided audio tour near rated by Midway sailors. Adventurous guests can participate in one of to flight simulators, where there launched off the flight deck, battle the enemy, and returned safely.

Price: Budget

Opening hours: M-S 10 am- 5 pm

Watch out for: the Ejection Seat Theater

2. Balboa Park

Museum, Park, Zoo

Balboa Park, San Diego
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1,200-acre cultural park

Balboa Park has been around since 1868. Admission is free but some of the park attractions may cost, but no matter where you go you’re guaranteed to have a good time. The park started as 1400 acres of land known as ‘City Park’. The first steps in the parks beautification were made in 1892. In 2001 San Diego Natural History Museum opened after reconstruction to the original building. Today the park has 19 amazing museums, nine performing arts, nine attractions, 19 beautiful gardens, 11 recreations, five play areas, and 14 delicious restaurants.

Price: Budget

Opening hours: 24 hours

Watch out for: free admission on the first four Tuesdays

3. Old Town San Diego State Historic Park


San Diego, JUN 27: Beautiful building in the historical old town on JUN 27, 2018 at San Diego, California
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One-of-a-kind historic attraction

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park provides a connection to the past and allows visitors to experience the history of early San Diego. Visit the park and learn about the life in Mexican and early American periods of 1821 to 1872. The part provides fun, as well as fun facts, so take your family and friends and learn about what happened after the Mexican-American war. This historic park also has five original adobe buildings, including museums, retail shops, and restaurants. The Historic Plaza is a special place for meetings and historic activities. During your visit stop by and experience it all.

Price: Budget

Opening hours: 10 am- 5 pm

Watch out for: the enjoyable music

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