Balboa Park is one of the nation's great parks. It was founded as a San Diego city park in 1868 and has evolved into a cultural urban park with beautiful grounds, great museums and it hosts the the world famous San Diego Zoo.
My son and I got there about 5:00pm in the afternoon as everything was basically closing down. We didn't get the chance to go into the wonderful museums or go to the San Diego Zoo. All we did was walk around the wonderful grounds of the park: