28 Best Sights & Landmarks To See In San Diego For Bucket List Ideas With Family

Beyond traditional attractions San Diego has many sights and landmark, natural playgrounds, historical landmarks, and beautiful landscapes. It is no wonder visitors find it difficult to see them all. The city has many different things to see, for family fun or just traveling solo, you can spend your entire day perusing the city’s cache of sights. Some of the San Diego’s best museums to see when looking for major attractions are San Diego Mormon Temple and Cabrillo National Monument. And, like always we’ve got a list of our favorites for your bucket list below.

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A National Salute to Bob Hope & the Military
 A National Salute to Bob Hope & the Military - Monuments & Statues - Visit a lovely memorial named A National Salute to Bob Hope & the Military to commemorate heroes that served during the war

Visit a lovely memorial named A National Salute to Bob Hope & the Military to commemorate heroes that served during the war

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Little Italy
Popular Little Italy - Neighborhoods - Make a guaranteed perfect vacation by visiting one best restaurants in Little Italy that will make you ask for more

Make a guaranteed perfect vacation by visiting one best restaurants in Little Italy that will make you ask for more

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Seaport Village
Popular Seaport Village - Piers & Boardwalks - Be amazed with lots of thrilling attractions and amazing street performers in all events and festivals at Seaport Village

Be amazed with lots of thrilling attractions and amazing street performers in all events and festivals at Seaport Village

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Marston House Museum
Marston House Museum - Architectural Buildings - Never miss a chance to visit a mansion that has been into TV shows, newspapers and magazines at Marston House Museum

Never miss a chance to visit a mansion that has been into TV shows, newspapers and magazines at Marston House Museum

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Torrey Pines Gliderport
Popular Torrey Pines Gliderport - Educational sites - Fly like are a bird by paragliding and enjoying the rushing air with the scenic view at Torrey Pines Gliderport

Fly like are a bird by paragliding and enjoying the rushing air with the scenic view at Torrey Pines Gliderport

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Old Point Loma Lighthouse
Popular Old Point Loma Lighthouse - Lighthouses - Go inside the Old Point Loma Lighthouse to see the view up there and historic displays near the Sunset Cliff Natural Park

Go inside the Old Point Loma Lighthouse to see the view up there and historic displays near the Sunset Cliff Natural Park

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Casa de Estudillo
Casa de Estudillo - Historic Sites - Take a short visit to explore the mystery and history behind the renovated Casa de Estudillo in San Diego

Take a short visit to explore the mystery and history behind the renovated Casa de Estudillo in San Diego

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Cabrillo National Monument
Popular Cabrillo National Monument - Monuments & Statues - Find a nice place to appreciate the beauty of the coastline and the light house with the Cabrillo National Monument

Find a nice place to appreciate the beauty of the coastline and the light house with the Cabrillo National Monument

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Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
Popular  Fort Rosecrans Cemetery - Cemeteries - Remember heroes from the military in the breathtaking cemetery that has a spectacular view at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

Remember heroes from the military in the breathtaking cemetery that has a spectacular view at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

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Immaculate Conception Church
Immaculate Conception Church - Churches & Cathedrals - Have a calm and peaceful mind inside the beautifully structured Catholic Church named Immaculate Conception Church

Have a calm and peaceful mind inside the beautifully structured Catholic Church named Immaculate Conception Church

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San Diego Mormon Temple
San Diego Mormon Temple - Sacred & Religious Sites - Learn the lovely beliefs of mormons with their beautifully designed temple in California at San Diego Mormon Temple

Learn the lovely beliefs of mormons with their beautifully designed temple in California at San Diego Mormon Temple

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San Diego Bay Walk
Popular San Diego Bay Walk - Historic Walking Areas - Spend your morning biking, roller skating, running or walking along San Diego Bay walk and enjoy the ocean and ships

Spend your morning biking, roller skating, running or walking along San Diego Bay walk and enjoy the ocean and ships

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El Prado
El Prado - Historic Walking Areas - Check out the best place in Balboa Park to spend your lunch eating delicious meals and tasteful wine at El Prado

Check out the best place in Balboa Park to spend your lunch eating delicious meals and tasteful wine at El Prado

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The Unconditional Surrender
The Unconditional Surrender - Monuments & Statues - Take a photo with the impressive tribute to an era gone by for the navy of San Diego at The Unconditional Surrender Statue

Take a photo with the impressive tribute to an era gone by for the navy of San Diego at The Unconditional Surrender Statue

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The Homecoming Statue
The Homecoming Statue - Monuments & Statues - Have a moment with The Homecoming Statue that depicts a sailor newly returned from deployment at San Diego Harbour

Have a moment with The Homecoming Statue that depicts a sailor newly returned from deployment at San Diego Harbour

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Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
Popular Old Town San Diego State Historic Park - Historic Walking Areas - Know what's behind the thrilling True Stories of Old Town with a tour at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

Know what's behind the thrilling True Stories of Old Town with a tour at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

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Salk Institute
Salk Institute - Points of Interest & Landmarks - Take a tour to the world-class science with a classic architectural beauty along with the sandstone cliffs at Salk Institute

Take a tour to the world-class science with a classic architectural beauty along with the sandstone cliffs at Salk Institute

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Coronado Bridge
Popular Coronado Bridge - Bridges - Drive across the Coronado Bridge and be amazed with the spectacular view of the bay during your long journey

Drive across the Coronado Bridge and be amazed with the spectacular view of the bay during your long journey

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Mission San Diego de Alcala
Mission San Diego de Alcala - Missions - Utter a word from your heart in a beautiful basilica that has a collection of historical things at San Diego de Alcala

Utter a word from your heart in a beautiful basilica that has a collection of historical things at San Diego de Alcala

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University of California San Diego
University of California San Diego - Educational sites - Explore a campus with a beautiful Geisel Library in a modern and relaxed setting at the University of California San Diego

Explore a campus with a beautiful Geisel Library in a modern and relaxed setting at the University of California San Diego

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Imperial Beach Pier
Imperial Beach Pier - Piers & Boardwalks - Spend your vacation seeing the pier and having a long walk appreciating the ocean with your kids at Imperial Beach Pier

Spend your vacation seeing the pier and having a long walk appreciating the ocean with your kids at Imperial Beach Pier

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Old Town San Diego
Popular Old Town San Diego - Points of Interest & Landmarks - Add on your bucketlist a scheduled visit to a very interesting place that has a historical ambiance at Old Town San Diego

Add on your bucketlist a scheduled visit to a very interesting place that has a historical ambiance at Old Town San Diego

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Qualcomm Stadium
Qualcomm Stadium - Arenas & Stadiums - Love the environment of the best place to enjoy a game with your family and friends at Qualcomm Stadium

Love the environment of the best place to enjoy a game with your family and friends at Qualcomm Stadium

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Petco Park
Popular Petco Park - Arenas & Stadiums - Consider watching live baseball game on your Sunday treat with the family in a magnificent setting at Petco Park

Consider watching live baseball game on your Sunday treat with the family in a magnificent setting at Petco Park

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Cabrillo Bridge
Cabrillo Bridge - Bridges - Jog over the beautiful Cabrillo Bridge while discovering the beauty of San Diego's top view with your friends

Jog over the beautiful Cabrillo Bridge while discovering the beauty of San Diego's top view with your friends

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Mount Soledad
Popular Mount Soledad - Monuments & Statues - Be one with the nature while enjoying the views climbing Mount Soledad whether for soul searching or just to have some extreme activity

Be one with the nature while enjoying the views climbing Mount Soledad whether for soul searching or just to have some extreme activity

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Point Loma
Point Loma - Geologic Formations - Discover the spectacular views with fantastic tidepools along the the beach while exploring the history of the place at Point Loma

Discover the spectacular views with fantastic tidepools along the the beach while exploring the history of the place at Point Loma

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Embarcadero
Embarcadero - Piers & Boardwalks - Frolic in the get place to spend your day exploring beautiful things from colorful maritime history with historic ships at Embarcadero

Frolic in the get place to spend your day exploring beautiful things from colorful maritime history with historic ships at Embarcadero

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