Skyline Hills Recreation Center

One baseball field, one soccer field, two outdoor basketball courts, a tot lot and areas for picnics and other leisure activities, two meeting rooms, a craft room, a weight room, and a large indoor basketball court.

Contact number: (619) 527-3486

Location: 8285 Skyline Drive, San Diego, CA 92114

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Morley Field Sports Complex

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25 tennis courts, Bud Kearns swimming pool, a senior center, a tiny tots play area, group picnic areas, an archery range, a multi purpose ball field, a velodrome (bicycle track), boccie courts, a disc golf course, a fitness parcourse, Petanque courts, Balboa Park Golf Course, native trails located in Florida Canyon, Golden Hill Recreation Center and Golden Hill Park

Contact number:

(619) 525-8262

“2221 Morley Field Drive
San Diego, CA 92104”
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Sutter’s Fort


Kids young and old can learn about Sacramento’s early history at Sutter’s Fort Historical State Park. This Midtown attraction is an actual fort, not a figurative one, with walls 2 feet thick and about 17 feet high. There are hands-on activities and scheduled events throughout the year.


Contact no: (916) 445-4422
Location: 2701 L St., Sacramento, CA 95816
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World Championship Over-The-Line Tournament

The Old Mission Beach Athletic Club (OMBAC) calls their raucous over-the-line tournament “one of the last pure Southern California traditions left untouched by commercialism.” Now that’s something you should take your grandchildren to see firsthand! The World Championship Over-The-Line Tournament is a sporting event meant for more mature fans, so don’t bring younger family members to this.

Contact number: (619) 688-0817

Location: Fiesta Island on Mission Bay, San Diego, CA 92109

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Ice Town

Westfield UTC is a pretty outdoor shopping mall that has everything you’ll need from major department stores to quaint boutiques. But the true excitement for you and your grandchildren will be Ice Town, the fabulous indoor ice rink. It’s a great place to rent some ice skates (figure or hockey style) and cool off on a hot, So Cal day.

Contact number: (858) 452-9110

Location: 4545 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92122

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Comic Con International

Your heads will spin at the massiveness of this annual summer extravaganza (the largest of its kind) at the San Diego Convention Center. This event offers spectators the opportunity to see and do all things in the realm of comics, fantasy, science fiction, anime, manga, animation, toys, movies, gaming, collectible card games, television and more. Thousands of exhibitors set up shop here, giving you and your grandchildren the chance to explore and get hands-on access to a stunning array of products.

Contact number: (619) 491-2475

Location: 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

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Boomers! — San Diego

An 18-hole miniature golf course, batting cages bumper boats, laser tag, go-carts, a mini theme park and a state-of-the-art game room certainly make Boomers a great stop for a fun-filled day with your family.

Contact number: (858) 560-4212

Location: 6999 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92111

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So Cal Helicopter Tour

This fun company offers an array of airborne adventures that vary by flying time (from 16 minutes to an hour). Whether you’d like to soar above the La Jolla coastline, check out San Diego’s inland or do what So Cal Helicopter calls “The Whole Enchilada,” there’s surely a tour just right for you. And if there’s not, you can reserve a “Custom Tour” where you tell them exactly what you want to see.

Contact number: (619) 980-1224

Location: Gillespie Airport, San Diego, CA 92123

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