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  • 1. Prospect Street

    La Jolla is known as one of San Diego's jewel. It is a great spot for snorkeling, swimming, diving, kayaking, and a great area to see rays, garibaldi, and leopard sharks. Its a protective area for...

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  • 2. Birch Aquarium

    The Birch Aquarium, is not in the priority list of most of us, but it's really worthy. The admission is $11 for adults, $9 for seniors, $ 7.50 for children of 3-7 years, under 2yrs are free. The...

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  • 3. St James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church

    I love thsi Beautiful Episcopal church with a Californian-spanish style is really pretty, I love to walk here and enjoy the shadow from the trees, the fountain and view. There's a little shop that I...

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  • 4. University of California San Diego

    Consider the idea of checking out the Universtiy of California at San Diego! This might seem like a strange, 'Must See Activity,' but one of the things many people like to do while traveling is to go...

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  • 5. Torrey Pines State Reserve

    This State Reserve was set aside to protect the natural landscape of this part of California, especially protecting the rarest pine tree in the world, the Torrey Pine which grows here naturally. (The...

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  • 6. Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

    There are two locations, one in San Diego which is the main museum, but the other is located here in La Jolla and has it share of contemporary art. There is a museum store, cafe and a lovely sculpture...

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  • 7. Athenaeum Musics & Arts Library

    There are lots of art galleries in La Jolla and for music lovers, a stop at the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library may be a special treat. This is a non-profit member's library that is open to the...

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  • 8. Museum Cafe

    We decided to have lunch in the cafe with outdoor seating at the Museum of Contemporary Art. I generally find that one can depend on a museum's lunch menu and this one did not disappoint. Salad...

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  • 9. St. James Church

    St. James by the sea is a wonderful place to visit. It's an Episcopal church with Spanish elements in its design, and it occupies a prominent position in the midst of the growing business district in...

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  • 10. La Jolla Recreation Center Park

    Across the street from the La Jolla's Womans club is the La Jolla Recreation Center and a park. The park has some very lovely sculptures. One is this massive...

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  • 11. Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial

    This memorial is dedicated to the Men and Women veterans who have served our country during the various conflicts. The cross was originally installed in 1913...

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  • 12. La Jolla Lookout Point

    I happen to notice this wonderful fenced deck just on the other side of the Cave Store. It is from here you can find the Coast Walk trail also. The lookout deck...

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  • 13. Brown Pelicans Colony~La Jolla Cove

    These lovely birds are called, "brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)" and the adults have a (red/olive throat, white/yellow head, chestnut brown hindneck....

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  • 14. Sea Lions~La Jolla

    The seals have a very happy home here and are very popular with the tourist and most locals. Yet, there has been some controversy because of their increasing...

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  • 15. La Jolla Kayak

    There were so many kayakers in the water and it looked absolutely fun. Something I am going to have to try someday. The web site is just one of many place to...

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  • 16. Old Town Trolley La Jolla-Mission Beach Tour

    If you are ever in the San Diego area, you will see these wonderful modes of transportation called Trollies. They are a great way to exeperience San Diego. I...

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  • 17. Sunny Jim Cave

    In 1902, a German entrepreneur, painter, geologist and mining engineer named Gustauf Shultz began digging a tunnel provided by 2 Chinese laborers from the cliff...

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  • 18. La Valencia Lobby and View

    Back in 1991 my friend had her wedding reception at La Valencia and I was one of her bridesmaids. On my latest visit we took advantage of having some time to...

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  • 19. Sea Lions/Seals

    Are these sea lions or seals? Are sea lions and seals the same thing? Regardless, they hang out on La Jolla Cove. And yes, they are cute. Could they be cuter?...

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  • 20. Gourmet Cooking Classes: Lajollacooks4u

    When visiting San Diego, I definitely recommend attending a gourmet cooking and dining class at Lajollacooks4u. Lajollacooks4u offers a private, hands-on...

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  • 21. Scuba Diving La Jolla Cove

    My husband and I wanted to do a two tank dive in the beautiful La Jolla Cove. We chose to dive with Scuba San Diego and I can't tell you how pleased we were...

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  • 22. Torrey Pines Glider Port in La Jolla

    Want something "different" to do while in La Jolla? Go to Torrey Pines Glider Port and be prepared to be fascinated. Whether it's hang gliding, paragliding,...

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  • 23. Mini-Village!

    Avenida de la Play is a short street with several shops and restaurants, sort of a mini-village, that gives a different face to La Jolla. A casual, sporty,...

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  • 24. Warwick's Books and Stationary

    Warwicks is a significant book emporium in La Jolla. Not only does it sell books, stationary items and gifts, it offers a full calendar of events featuring...

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  • 25. Mount Soledad!

    Mount Soledad stands 822 feet high and offers a 360 degree view that is awesome, especially on a clear day.There is a great controversy raging over the cross...

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Things to do in La Jolla fall into three basic categories.  Luxury, Science/Education and Water Sports.   On and around Prospect Street, you'll find world-class dinning, shopping...

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