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Address: San Diego, CA
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Getting married
Description: A lookout point above San Diego Bay and home of the Cabrillo monument.
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$39*
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worth the drive

A great view and we love lighthouses. We also went near the cliffs and took lots of gorgeous pictures.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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North Street MI
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North Street MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

A great view and we love lighthouses. We also went near the cliffs and took lots of gorgeous pictures.

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Hayfork, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

I was born in San Diego in 1943. My father took me to see the light house on PT. Loma when I was about 7 yrs old and it was really the only thing up there back then. Every time I get the chance to go back to this great city, I always go here and just spend most of... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Point Loma includes Cabrillo National Monument and features some of the most beautiful views of Downtown San Diego and San Diego Bay. Check out the tidepools at low tide.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Totally worth your time. Beautiful park! Amazing views! Have a 2 year old that loved walking around, visiting the lighthouse and watching the birds. Spent all afternoon checking it out. Can't beat it for $5!

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London, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I go here every year when I'm in San Diego, its a lovely walk with a beautifully preserved lighthouse and a tiny museum. The views are wonderful and in january there's a chance of seeing whales but I recommend warm clothes and a good pair of binoculars for this activity.

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Jamestown, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This a great place to look at San Diego, both in the day or at night. Both times have a charm of there own.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This is a great location to give out of town guests a view of San Diego and a perspective. The Visitors Center is very informative, the views are terrific and there are moderate hikes available. If you have time make the trip down to the tide pools. There is nothing to dislike about this site. My favorite in SD!!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Great spot to visit- for all ages. Costs $5 per vehicle which is very reasonable. You can drive along the water and stop at cliffs near the water which is a great thrill and photo opt! Many trails you can walk along, can go up to the top of the hill and see the lighthouse which will give you amazing... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Beautiful views of the ocean from the tide pools, old Point Loma lighthouse, and great views of the city from the Cabrillo monument. Definitely check this out, we were glad we did! It looks strange when you enter the national park, like you're going on the military base but keep going. You'll pay $5 to enter/park and you can drive... More 

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Norwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The views from Pt. Loma, or more specifically Cabrillo National Park, were absolutely amazing. It's a beautiful location to walk around, both at the top of the hill, and lower at the tide pools. Missed the whale migration, which takes place in February timeframe.

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