La Jolla is a beach community that offers something for everyone, making it an ideal spot for solo travelers and families on vacation. You have fine dining, quaint cafes, boutique shopping, and of course, some of the best beaches in Southern California.
Start with a visit to Windansea Beach to sunbathe and see the surfers catch some waves. From there, you can head to The Children’s Pool Beach or La Jolla Cove to view sea lions and seals or rent a kayak to explore the sea caves. Here are some of the other attractions to see while in San Diego:
Have Fun with your Kids
Take your family to Legoland California or SeaWorld San Diego, amusement parks that offer fun and thrills for children of all ages.
See Balboa Park
Visit the museums and gardens of Balboa Park to appreciate the architecture and history of the area and beyond.
Hike along the trails of Torrey Pines Natural Reserve or Cabrillo National Monument for a look at the nature landscape and catch the sunset over the Pacific Ocean.
Visit Petco Park
Plan to see the San Diego Padres or top musical performers play at Petco Park.
Go to Old Town San Diego
Head to Old Town San Diego to learn more about the origins of this fabulous city.
Visit the Gaslamp Quarter
Make a date with the Gaslamp Quarter for dining, shopping, and live entertainment.
Schedule a whale-watching tour to see some of the migrating gray, blue, or humpback whales that pass the area on their way to other waters.
Explore Coronado Island
Rent a bike to explore the coastline along the 24-mile Bayshore Bikeway, which includes the Silver Strand of Coronado Island.
Shop Till you Drop
Shop your way through Fashion Valley, Hillcrest, or some of the other popular outdoor malls in the area.