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Beach Tips (6)

Two And A Half Miles Of Del Mar Beach

Before Del Mar Plaza, before the Race Track, before the Resort Hotels even before the tent city there was the beach.

This stretch of coastline is a combination of flat sandy beach and craggy bluffs which adds to the charm. Activities at Del Mar beach include surfing, boogie boarding, swimming, sun bathing, picnicing and at certain times of the year you can bring your dog for a run in the water.

The city of Del Mar has more restrictions at their beach than other cities and parking is not free in all areas and often not easy to find.

Lifeguards are on-duty especially during the summer and weekends.

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Aug 16, 2012

Bath in the Pacific Ocean

If you are in April there and if you accept a little cold water you can try - there were a few human sea lions that time :-).

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Oct 19, 2006

Beach girls

Hmm... maybe you will find beach girls :-))) (hmm... no worry, dear female VT-ers: there are a lot of beach boys there as well, I am sure).

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Oct 19, 2006

Look around

Or you can just sit down on white sand and watch around for... look at the next tip. Allowed for people of all age, I hope :-).

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Get tanned

The blazing sun quickly tans in Del Mar even in April. So if you like it go. I - with my skin white like a flour that time - skipped it.

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Oct 19, 2006

Lovely beach

Today, the City of Del Mar is two square miles of coastal land with a population of about 5000. The main attraction of visitors is still the beach and sunny weather.

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"Del Mar: Where the Surf Meets the Turf!!"
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Things To Do in Del Mar

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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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Torrey Pines Gliderport

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, flying scale models, or watching a...
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Salk Institute for Biological Studies

The Salk Institute, completed in 1965, is considered by most architectural critics as an absolute masterpiece. It is located 300 feet in elevation above the ocean on a bluff. This position has created...
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University of California San Diego - UCSD

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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Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Just a couple more photos from the Birch Aquarium. This is a definitely "must see" or "must do" if you are in La Jolla. It's not too expensive and very worth while.
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La Jolla Cove & Caves

the beautiful rugged landscape of La Jolla Cove is like a post card perfect place where you can watch and take pictures and videos of it and then post them at your favorite apps like facebook,...
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