Balboa Park is clearly a source of pride in San Diego. From buskers to artists to concerts and community gatherings, the area is alive with all kinds of things happening in close proximity. It's also incredibly picturesque with lush gardens, fountains, reflecting pools, and elaborate architectural embellishments that encourage you to keep exploring.
There's so much located here that it would take numerous visits to see it all. Balboa Park is home to the world famous San Diego Zoo, as well as other major attractions like the Museum of Man and the Natural History Museum. If you only have time to visit one place in San Diego, you won't be disappointed spending an afternoon wandering around Balboa Park.
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|Panama - California Exposition in Balboa Park ca. 1915
|Dr. Seuss Christmas Tree.