This year, give the gift (to yourself or others) that keeps on giving long after the holidays are over. When you’re looking for a fun adventure outside the local park, these awesome family memberships to local indoor play spaces and exploration wonderlands are your ticket to a guaranteed good-time. Click through the slideshow to take a peek at gifts that keep on giving all year in San Diego.

Birch Aquarium at Scripps

This lesser-known jewel of entertainment at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography is totally mind-blowing. Incredible seahorses, mesmerizing sharks and beautiful fish of all sizes will delight little explorers and parents alike at Birch Aquarium in La Jolla.

Cost: $89 for a year-round family membership for two adults and two kids (ages 3-17)


Photo credit: Leah Singer

Will you gift one of these memberships to your family or friends? Tell us which one you’ll pick below!

— Lenya McGrath and Leah R. Singer

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