October continues to welcome vacationers as the sun is still shining bright in San Diego! And if you’re fortunate enough to have a flexible vacation schedule, October is one of the best months to visit! Not only will cheap San Diego hotel accommodations be more plentiful as we are just out of peak summer season, there are a handful of great events taking place during the month. Here are some of our favorite, must-visit destinations for frightful family fun:
During the month of October, kids under the age of 12 are able to enjoy the famous San Diego Zoo free of charge, with the purchase of an adult ticket. Talk about great savings! Families staying at San Diego Zoo hotels during October will also get to enjoy a variety of educational shows and kid-friendly activities, all put on by the San Diego Zoo. For more information, click here and check the official zoo page for the schedule of special activities animal encounter opportunities.
Love Legos? Who doesn’t! If you are in town during the month of October, head down to Legoland California and enjoy their Brick-Or-Treat-Trail every Saturday and Sunday in October. There will be a variety of treat stations scattered throughout the park offering candy, healthy snacks and a few surprises along the way. There will be additional fun at the Sea Life Aquarium on-site as well. If you’re interested in checking out this event, purchase your tickets online through the official Legoland website at discounted rates.
Another great family event taking place in October is the Boomont Park Fall Festival and Haunt. Those staying at a San Diego hotel by the beach can easily hop over and check out this fun fall boardwalk, fully equipped with a haunted house, pumpkin patch, spooky Giant Dipper roller coaster and zombie laser tag. Don’t worry, there will also be plenty of trick-or-treating opportunities as well!
So if you’re wondering what there is to do in San Diego in October, the possibilities are endless!