When you think of the best places in San Diego, there’s no other attraction that stands out like the world famous San Diego Zoo. For almost 100 years this groundbreaking zoo has been leading the way in educating visitors about exotic animals from all over the world. With over 4,000 animals and 800 species at San Diego Zoo, it’s a dream come true for wildlife lovers of all ages. Explore a wide range of animal habitats including elephant, ape, and tiger exhibits. The Panda Trek is one of the most popular exhibits since it is one of only four places in the nation to see giant pandas up close. For even more animal attractions, you can also visit San Diego Safari Park. Here you can experience the Africa Tram that offers an incredible inside look at African wildlife or observe rare California condors in their habitat.