The old adage says only the animals get into the zoo for free. But, for humans, here’s the next best thing: a unique “surf or turf” tourist promotion offered at the Pacific Terrace Hotel. Book online and, for the price of one-night accommodations, the hotel also will throw in two adult tickets to either the San Diego Zoo (a $70 value) or Sea World ($130). You’ll also enjoy freshly baked cookies and cold milk delivered right to your room, which is equipped with Internet access, a 42-inch flat screen plasma TV, on-demand movie rentals with Nintendo games, European amenities, and gourmet coffee. A wooden staircase leads you directly to a white-sand beach.
610 Diamond St.
800-344-3370
www.pacificterrace.com