Chula Vista offers great natural scenery, cultural attractions, and outdoor activities, including biking, hiking, fishing and horseback riding. The weather in Chula Vista is great throughout the year and there are several miles of coastlines and trails to explore. The city has little something for every visitor, for every interest and for every age group.
Up-close animal experience at Aquatica Water Park!
Get up-close encounter with penguins, dolphins, Caribbean flamingos, and other water animals at the Aquatica Water Park. It features marine life shows, aquariums, water slides and many thrilling rides for all ages. Take a swim in the wave pool, bask in the sun at the sandy beach, and experience the thrill and adventure at the rides/water slides. Private cabanas and several dining options are also available. There are plenty of activities for adrenalin junkies!
Address: 2052 Entertainment Cir, Chula Vista, CA 91911, United States
Phone: 1 800-257-4268
Experience Southern California’s animals and birds at Living Coast Discovery Center!
Check out the animals indigenous to the San Diego Bay at the Living Coast Discovery Center. The center features interactive exhibits that describe the natural history, geology, biodiversity and ecology of the area. Exhibits include stingrays, shark, sea turtles, jellies, and aviaries having hawks, water birds and more. Get eye-to-eye with hawks and eagles, touch a bat ray, catch a glimpse of the water creatures, walk through the aviary and see the birds, and enjoy the gardens and landscapes. An up-close nature experience!
Address: 1000 Gunpowder Point Dr, Chula Vista, CA 91910, United States
Phone: 1 619-409-5900
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 10:00am-5:00pm
Enjoy live music at Sleep Train Amphitheatre!
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Sleep Train Amphitheater is one of the largest outdoor concert venues in San Diego area. It has more than 20,000 seating arrangement and holds several events and concerts every year. Hear the live music through the state-of-the art sound system. From reggae to rap, rock n roll, everything is featured here. Enjoy the sumptuous surroundings as you take in the concert/show. If dancing is called for, you can do that as well in the seating area.
Address: 2050 Entertainment Cir, Chula Vista, CA 91911, United States
Phone: 1 619-671-3500
Glimpse of Chula Vista’s Past at Chula Vista Heritage Museum!
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Chula Vista Heritage Museum features the history of Chula Vista. It houses several historical exhibits, photos, artifacts and memorabilia that chronicle the history of Chula Vista. Experience the past of the city, know what life was like in the city, take a look through the artifacts and old photos, see the beautiful architecture, and how the city has developed over the years.
Address: 360 3rd Avenue, Chula Vista, CA 91910, United States
Phone: 1 619-427-8092
See athletes training at U.S. Olympic Training Center!
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U.S. Olympic Training Center trains the Olympic athletes who take part in the following sports- rowing, softball, archery, kayaking/canoeing, tennis, soccer, cycling, field hockey, and track and field. Take a free guided tour, shop at the Olympic store, and see the athletes training and get inspired. See the current and future Olympians at this center!
Address: 2800 Olympic Pkwy, Chula Vista, CA 91915, United States
Phone: 1 619-656-1500
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm
A Relaxing Walk through the Otay Valley Regional Park!
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The Otay Valley Regional Park is a 200-acre multi-jurisdictional park that runs through Chula Vista. Explore the trails, discover native animals and plants, and indulge in recreational activities. The park has several miles of trail for bikers, equestrians and hikers, plus rolling hills and salt ponds. Have a relaxing stroll through the trails!
Address: 2155 Beyer Way, San Diego, CA 92154, United States
Phone: 1 619-424-0463
Peaceful stroll through the Chula Vista Marina Park!
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Chula Vista Marina has a serene park-like setting and offers boaters a calm atmosphere. Several boats are moored here. Enjoy the spectacular views of the city and the beautiful sunset from the marina. It offers easy access to the San Diego Bay.
Address: 550 Marina Pkwy, Chula Vista, CA 91910, United States
Phone: 1 619-862-2835
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 8:30am-5:00pm
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