Fun Kids Activities in Old Town San Diego
The historical and entertaining Old Town of San Diego isn’t just a place for adults. There are plenty of great attractions for kids to enjoy that won’t break the bank.
Kids will love the Mormon Battalion historic site, the site where an army of Mormons arrived after a 2,000-mile trek from Iowa in 1847. Here, there are interactive exhibits showcasing the history of the fort, a hands-on brick making exhibit, and the opportunity to pan for gold and take home a shiny souvenir.
Another great spot is the Old Town State Historic Park, California’s most visited state park. This park is filled with great museums and historical buildings to visit such as from the Wells Fargo museum loaded with artifacts from their heyday as a delivery service such as a full-size stage coach. You can also see the Black Hawk livery & blacksmith’s shop where you can witness true 19th century blacksmithing techniques.
And if your family loves historical tours, Old Town Trolley Tours will take you on a fun and educational 2 hour ride across the area, while you meet incredible characters from the area’s history combined with hilarious and historical facts, legends, and stories from San Diego’s past.
For additional savings, take the kids and head back to the family friendly Marina Inn hotel in downtown San Diego. We are one of the preferred family hotels near Old Town San Diego because of our Kids Suite and variety of complimentary amenities including wireless internet, cable television, daily breakfast and parking. For more information about our discounted hotel accommodations, contact a Reservation Manager today.