Hotels near San Diego Zoo

January 15, 2018
Category: San Diego Attractions

San Diego Zoo and Safari Park are the two most popular San Diego attractions. They are a must-see stop for most families with kids. It is natural for most tourists to look for hotels near San Diego Zoo. Only SeaWorld in San Diego can compete with the popularity of San Diego Zoo. Balboa Park, of which the zoo is a part, is phenomenally popular and its massive size with diverse attractions may take more than a day for you to truly explore everything. A quick transit is essential if you want to save time and also for convenience. The zoo at San Diego stands out for its diverse wildlife exhibits and awesome safaris. It is well known that San Diego is home to some animals that are rarely found in any other zoo in the country and also uncommon for the largest zoos around the world.

Visit the San Diego Zoo

San Diego Zoo is situated within Balboa Park. It is located at 15500 San Pasqual Valley Road. You can visit The Zoo any day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The zoo is open on all major holidays. You can drive to the zoo and safari park via Interstate 5, 8 or 15, State Route 78 or 163 or Rancho Parkway. You can take North Harbor Drive if you are staying at Hotel Aqua Mar. It is the shortest drive but not always the quickest. There are two more routes you can consider, one via Barnett Avenue and the other via Nimitz Boulevard. You can park at The Zoo for $15. Recreational vehicles can be parked for $20. Preferred parking has an additional charge, usually $18. It is recommended on weekends and holidays.

There is no dearth of activities at San Diego Zoo. There are numerous safaris. You can choose one depending on the animals you wish to encounter. There are themed events and specials throughout the year. There are a few restaurants and cafes. You can also shop at one of the unique stores at The Zoo. You should plan a whole day to explore The Zoo. You can cover other attractions at Balboa Park some other day. Learn more about the San Diego Zoo at Purchase your tickets online for $54 Adult or $44 for children.

Stay at Hotel Aqua Mar

Hotel Aqua Mar is a mere six and a half miles from the zoo. It can take anywhere from twelve to twenty minutes depending on the route you choose and traffic on the roads. Reserve your stay at Hotel Aqua Mar to get the best deal online and explore the best of San Diego with a comfortable place to stay and convenient location. Book your stay today at