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Romance your Date (or your Kids): Five Adventures in San Diego!

Splash and Scream on the Patriot Jet Boat

Get ready for speed, screams and splashes! The Patriot Jet Boat is perfect for romancing your date. Go on an entertaining, turbo-charged tour of San Diego’s most scenic waterfront spots. You’ll zip and zoom past military ships, along the downtown skyline, and under the iconic Coronado Bridge. With rock music pumping, feel the wind and the refreshing spray of San Diego Bay as the Patriot carves 360-degree turns and reaches speeds upwards of 50 mph. There’s nothing like it!

Or, take a cruise for whale watching, champagne brunch, gourmet dinner with music and dancing, beer-tasting, or ride a water taxi to Coronado Island. The jet boat ride and all the cruises by Flagship Cruises & Events provide panoramic views along San Diego Harbor.

Ride the Flight Simulators at the USS Midway Museum

Roll, somersault, spin and loop in the air in a two-person, state-of-the-art simulator, the Air Combat 360, for a pulse-pounding aerial combat ride where you control all the action!

Or, launch your F/18 off an aircraft carrier, hit every target, complete your air to air mission and land safely. You never know when circumstances change! Hold on and stay calm as you participate in the training exercise, ‘Screaming Eagles,’ in the virtual reality flight experience.

The historic USS Midway is the longest-serving American aircraft carrier of the 20th century, serving from 1945 to 1992. Now a museum, it is the most-visited historic naval ship museum in the world. A variety of movies and television shows have been filmed on the ship including American Idol, The Bachelor, Hell’s Kitchen, Extreme Makeover, live college basketball, and more.

Walk along the Endless White Silver Strand State Beach – to the Mexican Border


Consistently voted one of America’s finest beaches, Silver Strand State Beach glistens year round from the mineral Mica in it’s sand, while gentle waves caress the shore.

Jungle Ropes Safari


Climb, balance, swing, and walk through the trees on the San Diego Safari Park’s Jungle Ropes Safari. With rope bridges to cross, aerial tightropes to navigate, swinging log steps to negotiate, and moving platforms to cross, try out life in the treetops.

Swim with Seals in the Children’s Pool in La Jolla


Children’s Pool in La Jolla is sheltered from oncoming waves by a sea wall. Its become a favorite with harbor seals and sea lions, who come to play, bask and even give birth to their seal pups.

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