When it comes to museums, Balboa Park can’t be beat. With 16 different museums housed on its 1,200 acres, it’s no wonder that Balboa Park is often referred to as the “Smithsonian of the West.”
Balboa Park’s museums come in all shapes and sizes, from the grand San Diego Natural History Museum and its momentous Titanic exhibition to the miniature trains housed in the equally miniature San Diego Model Railroad Museum.
If you (like me) can’t get enough art, head straight to Balboa Park, which boasts no fewer than five art museums. For a sneak peek, check out my video tour of some of my favorites: