San Diego Field Trips

What to do and where to go on field trips in San Diego

San Diego Field Trip Guide

Our San Diego  field trip guide was created with parents and teachers in mind. Every  San Diego field trip destination below is not only educational, but also has been time tested as a safe family friendly destination. Each San Diego field trip below has had the experience of accommodating school groups and families for years. 

San Diego Museums and Zoos

There are wonderful museums and zoos in the San Diego area.


San Diego Air and Space Museum
2001 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101
This field trip is very relevant given San Diegos role in both Air and Space technologies.


San Diego Museum of Man
1350 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
A very interesting anthropology museum that really helps visitors of all ages understand the history of human development.



San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
The San Diego Zoo has been a favorite attraction in San Diego for years. The popularity of the zoo is based upon its pure size, research efforts, animal variety, quality of exhibits, and of course, the panda exhibit. Because of the size of the zoo, you might want to consider taking the bus tour to get a general overview of the park prior to going about visiting the zoo on foot.


San Diego Parks, Gardens, and Nature Experiences

There are several significant gardens including botanical gardens in the San Diego area. There are also incredible outdoor and nature experiences in San Diego.


San Diego Botanical Garden
230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024 
This  is a large botanical garden located north of the City of San Diego.  San Diego Botancial garden includes an indoor conservancy and a children's garden.

San Diego Theme Parks Field Trips with Educational Programs

Going to a San Diego theme park as a field trip is a memorable experience that students will never forget.

Sea World
500 Sea World Dr, San Diego, CA 92109
Aquarium and theme park in one.  The Sesame themed area is very popular with children and their coaster line up seem to get more impressive each year.