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Best of Family Fun Winners and Top Picks of 2015

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Winners of the 2015 San Diego Family Best of Contest.

The wait is over! We asked you to pick the best hotspots, hangouts and hideaways for families and you delivered. Here are the winners and top picks in San Diego's Best of Family Fun 2015. Thank you to everyone who nominated and voted, and CONGRATULATIONS to our winners!


Be sure to go to our July issue for the full article, which includes photos and descriptions for each of the winners!


Best Amusement Center/Park: Legoland

Top Picks:
Belmont Park
SeaWorld


Best Kid-Friendly Hiking Trail: Mission Trails   

Top Picks:
Torrey Pines
Lake Miramar


Best Place to Have a Picnic: Balboa Park

Top Picks:
Mission Bay
La Jolla Shores


Best Museum for Families: Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

Top Picks:
Birch Aquarium
The New Children's Museum


Best Place for Kids to Break a Sweat: YMCA

Top Picks:
Urban Jungle Fun Park
Sky High Sports


Best Place for a Frozen Treat: Rita's Italian Ice

Top Picks:
Yogurtland
Menchie's Frozen Yogurt


Best Place for a Toddler Birthday Party: FUNBelievable

Top Picks:
The New Children's Museum
KidVentures


Best Place for a Big Kid Birthday Party: Pump It Up

Top Picks:
FUNBelievable
Chuck E. Cheese


Best Place for a Teen Birthday Party: Dave & Buster's

Top Picks:
Ultrazone Laser Tag
Miramar Speed Circuit


Best Place to Get Wet: The Beach

Top Picks:
Aquatica
Legoland Water Park         


Best Kids Cooking Class: The Good Food Factory

Top Picks:
Sur la Table
Petite Sous Chef Parties


Best Indoor Play Place: Urban Jungle Fun Park

Top Picks:
FUNBelievable
KidVentures


Best Family Day Trip: Julian

Top Picks:
San Diego County Fair
Catalina Island


Best Local Radio Show: Jeff & Jer Showgram, KYXY 96.5 and Jagger & Kristi, Magic 92.5

Top Picks:
Jesse & Delana, Star 94.1


Best Pediatric Dental Group: The Super Dentists

Top Picks:
Pediatric Dentistry, Rancho Bernardo
Kensington Pediatric Dentistry


Best Art Class/Ceramic Studio: CeramiCafe Art Lounge

Top Picks:
Little Artists
Clay n Latte


Best Thing I Ever Ate: Baby back ribs, Phil's BBQ

Top Picks:
Cheeseburgers, Hodad's
Jalapeño white sauce, Miguel's Cocina


Best Family Campground: South Carlsbad State Beach

Top Picks:
Santee Lakes
Mount Miguel


Best Kids Menu: Corvette Diner

Top Picks:
Islands
California Pizza Kitchen


Best Spot for a Family Adventure: San Diego Zoo

Top Picks:
La Jolla Shores
Torrey Pines State Reserve


Best Place to Make a Scientific Discovery: Reuben H Fleet Science Center

Top Picks:
Tide Pools
Birch Aquarium


Best Baked Indulgence: Nothing Bundt Cakes

Top Picks:
Cupcakes at Sprinkles, La Jolla
Bread at Dudley's Bakery, Santa Ysabel


Best Family Resort Getaway: Disneyland Resort

Top Picks:
Legoland California Hotel
Hotel del Coronado


Best Place for an Animal Adventure: San Diego Zoo

Top Picks:
Safari Park
SeaWorld


Best Local Tourist Attraction: San Diego Zoo

Top Picks:
Balboa Park
SeaWorld


Best Live Theater for Families: The Old Globe, Grinch

Top Picks:
San Diego Junior Theatre
Christian Youth Theater (CYT)


Best Teen Hangout: The Mall

Top Picks:
San Diego Ice Arena
Get Air Poway


Best Family Overnight Experience: Roar & Snore, Safari Park

Top Picks:
USS Midway
Star of India


Best Kid-Friendly Coffeehouse: Starbucks

Top Pick:
Pannikin, Encinitas
Chi Chocolat, Point Loma


Best Family Buffet: Souplantation

Top Picks:
HomeTown Buffet
Buffet at Viejas


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Updated: June 2015


      


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