Balboa Park is a San Diego must-see destination – home to 17 major museums, several performing arts venues, lovely gardens, and many other cultural and recreational attractions, including the world famous San Diego Zoo. Balboa Park is the nation's largest urban cultural park set amongst 1,200 beautiful and lushly planted acres. Enjoy four hours on your own to explore the park or sign up for a free tour at the visitor center. You’ll find it easy to move around the park on the free tram. Lunch on your own at one of the park’s many eateries.