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Wild Animal Park or the Zoo?

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Wild Animal Park or the Zoo?

My husband and I are taking my 11 year old sister with us to San Diego. We will only be there for 3 days and will only have time for either the Zoo or the Wild Animal Park. Which one would be better?

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1. Re: Wild Animal Park or the Zoo?

When are you coming? In the Summer the Wild Animal Park gets extremely hot.

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2. Re: Wild Animal Park or the Zoo?

They are 2 different experiences but the Wild Animal Park is far from the city(about 45min. NE by car) so if you want something closer to where you are staying I'd go to the zoo and Balboa Park in which it is located.

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When are your coming? if it's in the summer go to the Zoo. It's too hot for the WAP in the summer usually.

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by summer do you mean all of summer or more middle like july?

im comin over from aus and visiting or planning to visit the wild park on june 17th.

is it a day by day thing or would you say goodluck?

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bott23, If you are asking about the temps in June, then you may be just fine.

Check when you arrive because whatever the temps are at the coast, it will be about 10+degrees more inland at the WAP. In June we often have coastal clouds keeping things cooler.

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ok thanks mate

we'll see how it does then

gets pretty hot over here so hopefully i can handle what america throws at me haha

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7. Re: Wild Animal Park or the Zoo?

bott23- We were surprised at how much of our worst "junk TV" programming was on TV in Australia. So you've already handled a lot of what America can throw at you! :-)

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bott23 - for June I'd play it by ear. When you get here see what the weather is like. As mom's said it's usually at least 10 degrees hotter at the WAP than on the Coast. Also, June we may have cloud layers (June gloom). But it can be day to day.

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We will be coming the first week of June.

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haha and i have cable so i get even more of it

thanks guys, we'll see how it goes otherwise i might have to find something else to do in san diego for the day.