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Visitors Guide to La Jolla Tourist Attractions

Posted on June 06, 2014 by Tijon Employee
Many people travel to La Jolla for romantic getaways, a day trip out of your area, or an extended vacation. An official visitor center is located on Prospect Street that can offer local guidance to travelers on local accommodations, dining, transportation, and planned events. La Jolla has remained home to some of California’s most beautiful beaches, breathtaking oceanside scenery, and is home to the University of California’s San Diego campus. Provided here is a listing of the best La Jolla tourist attractions that all types of visitors alike can enjoy.

Most Popular La Jolla Attractions
1. La Jolla Cove
Considered one of the top traveler’s choices for beach goers, La Jolla Cove was named Traveler’s Choice in 2014. This beach offers serves as a great point of access for swimmers, divers, and snorkeler enthusiasts alike. The cove is ecologically protected on a reserve, filled with calm waters you can enjoy.

Location:
1100 Coast Blvd 
San Diego, CA 92037
East of Ellen Browning Scripps Park



2. La Jolla Shores
This mile long beach is a prime choice for locals and travelers offering a great spot for gentle waves and novice scuba divers to visit. With local picnic tables and some basic amenities made available, families can enjoy a perfect day visit to the La Jolla Shores.

Location: 
8200 Camino del Oro
La Jolla, CA

3. Mount Soledad
This point of interest servers as a historic site and landmark to the infamous monument that serves as tribute to the American armed forces. At the top of this hill you can gain 360 degree view of the Pacific Coast and local valleys and mountains.

Location:
6905 La Jolla Scenic Drive South
La Jolla, CA 92037



4. La Jolla Playhouse
The La Jolla Playhouse received the certificate of excellence in 2014 and is located at the theater on the UC San Diego campus. Known for their high quality productions and great audience discussions, three different theatre venues are available offering a diversified program to visitors.
 
Location:
2910 La Jolla Village Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

5. Torrey Pines Gliderport
The Torrey Pines Gliderport is located near the La Jolla coastline next to Black’s Beach and offers a great spot to launch your glider from, viewing the pacific coastal scenery. Many visitors prefer this spot due to the ability to step off the rising cliffs and receive a breath taking experience.
 
Location:
2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037



6. Torrey Pines Golf Course
The La Jolla Torrey Pines Golf Course is home to two PGA courses and received the certificate of excellence in 2014. With a pro shop and menu selection that is sure to crunch your appetite, many golfers find this spot to be one of the most famous golf courses to play at.
 
Location:
11480 N. Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA 92037X
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