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Nominees for San Diego Top 20 Survey

The following is the list of nominees in's annual survey of the Top 20 Places to Take Kids for the San Diego area. (Click here to see last year's Top 20 and category winners.)

If it is before June 21 at midnight and you haven't already voted, click here to access our 2024 survey to place your votes for your top three venues and educator categories.

HERE ARE SOME GREAT SUGGESTIONS! (You can also write in your own venues on the survey.)

Venue Nominees

"My Local Library"

Admiral Robinson Bowling Center Naval Base San Diego

Aztec Lanes

Balboa Park / Balboa Park Carousel

Barona Cultural Center & Museum

Belmont Park

Bonita Museum & Cultural Center

Bonita Pumpkin Farm

Cabrillo National Monument

California Center for the Arts Escondido Museum

California Surf Museum

Coronado Museum of History & Art

EcoVivarium Living Museum


Fleet Science Center

Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

FUNbelievable Play

Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House

Giant Dipper Roller Coaster

Gymboree Play & Music San Diego

iFLY San Diego

Inflatable World Amusement Park

Jack's Pond Nature Center

Jump Around

Junipero Serra Museum

K1 Speed - San Diego

La Jolla by the Sea

La Jolla Historical Society

Legoland California

Maritime Museum of San Diego

Marston House Museum & Gardens

Mingei International Museum

Mira Mesa Lanes

Mission San Luis Rey Museum

Mountain Valley Ranch

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Museum of Making Music

New Americans Museum

Ninja Factory

Oceanside Museum of Art

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

Oma's Family Farm

Plunge San Diego

Port of San Diego

Poway Rodeo

Pumpkin Station

Rockin' Jump - San Diego

San Diego Air & Space Museum

San Diego Archaeological Center

San Diego Automotive Museum

San Diego Ballet

San Diego Botanic Garden

San Diego Children's Discovery Museum

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

San Diego County Fair

San Diego Growlers

San Diego Guardians

San Diego Gulls

San Diego Model Railroad Museum

San Diego Museum of Man

San Diego Natural History Museum

San Diego Padres

San Diego Zoo

Seaport Village

SeaWorld San Diego

Sesame Place San Diego

Sheriff's Museum

Skateworld San Diego

South Carlsbad State Beach

Spanish Village Art Center

Summers Past Farms

The Haunted Amusement Park

The Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum

The New Children's Museum

The Paintball Park At Miramar

The Puzzalarium

The Wave Park

Tom's Adventures Pumpkin Patch & Christmas Trees

Torrey Pines State Beach

USS Midway Museum

Visions Art Museum

Whaley House Museum - San Diego CA

Wild Willow Farm

YMCA of San Diego County

Arts Educators

Art Beat Studio

ArtPower at UC San Diego

Bravo School Of Art

Classics 4 Kids

Cool Creations Pottery Studio & Cafe

Dance & Company

Dance to Evolve

Drawn2Art San Diego

Encore Creative Arts Camp

Forte Academy of the Arts SD

Little Artists

Monart Drawing School


Paint and Party

Paintbox Studio

San Diego Art Camp

San Diego Circus Center

San Diego Civic Youth Ballet

San Diego Craft Collective

San Diego Danceworks

San Diego School of Creative and Performimg Arts

San Diego Young Artists Music Academy

School of Rock  

Studio West and The Recording Arts Center

The Artist Outpost

Villa Musica - San Diego's Community Music Center

Sports Educators

Aqua Safe Swimming Lessons

British Swim School of San Diego


Center for Martial Arts

Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training

Dominican Republic Sports and Education

Freestyle Martial Arts

Fun With Horses

G3 Kids


Lawrence Family JCC

Masters Sports

Murray Callan Swim School

Nature's Whisper- Family Wellness And Yoga Studio

Noonan Family Swim School

North County Youth Football & Cheer

Ocean Experience Surf School

San Diego Gymnastics  

San Diego Ice Arena

SpiritKids Sports

Sportsplex USA Santee

The Salvation Army Kroc Center - San Diego

The Stronghold

Yoga Jai Ma


STEM Educators

Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation

Anstine-Audubon Nature Preserve


Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Children's Nature Retreat

Del Mar Mesa Preserve

Education Unlimited

Fleet Science Center


Jack's Pond Nature Center

Japanese Friendship Garden

Kit Carson Park

Learning Spaces - San Diego

Lions Tigers & Bears

Living Coast Discovery Center

Mission Trails Regional Park

San Diego STEM Ecosystem

San Diego Zoo

San Dieguito River Park

Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve Visitor Center