Balboa Park… A True San Diego Gem!

Balboa Park is a true San Diego Gem.  A unique “Urban Green Space” like no other, anywhere in the United States.  The Park hosts a world-class Zoo,  dozens of museums like the Natural History, Art, Photographic, Air and Space and Automobile to name a few.  There is  even an IMax Theater, a Science Center, the Old Globe Theater, Restaurants, a green space with miles of walking paths and a dog-park.  Balboa Park should be on every San Diego visitor’s agenda.  You can easily spend a full day at just a few of the many attractions!  If your visit to San Diego if for only a few days, make sure you spend one of those days at Balboa Park.  If a visit to San Diego is not in your future, please enjoy a few photographs I took during a recent morning stroll through the Park!

Botanical Bldg and Pond

The Botanical Building and Reflecting Pond.

El Prado 1

The Prado Walkway.

Organ Pavillion

A wing of the Organ Pavilion.

El Prado Fountain

A fountain behind the Prado Restaurant.

Prado and Pond 1

Reflecting Pond and Walkway.

Fountain Head

A fountain head near the Old Globe.

El Prado Walkway

The Prado Walkway.

Prado Theater

The Prado Theater Facade.

Lilly Pad

Lilly Pad on the Reflecting Pond.

Old Globe Theater

Old Globe Theater.

California Tower

The California Tower and Museum of Man Dome.