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La Jolla
Topnotch golf courses, art galleries and seals share the dramatic oceanside landscape of La Jolla, an affluent community 15 minutes from downtown San Diego. Swimmers, snorkelers and kayakers dip into La Jolla Cove, where the protected waters shield an abundance of bright orange Garibaldi fish and sea caves indent the cliffs. The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, the family-friendly Birch Aquarium and the acclaimed La Jolla Playhouse deliver breaks from the sun.

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Mount Soledad
Mount Soledad
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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La Jolla Cove
La Jolla Cove
Owner description: San Diego's most desirable spot for swimming, diving and snorkeling. The water is calm and the cove is ecologically protected. There is also a world famous dive site that is... more Owner description: San Diego's most desirable spot for swimming, diving and snorkeling. The water is calm and the cove is ecologically protected. There is also a world famous dive site that is located in the La Jolla ecological preserve. less
Attraction type: Beaches
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La Jolla Shores
La Jolla Shores
Mile-long beach features gentle waves during the summer months, making this spot a prime spot for novice scuba divers.
Attraction type: Neighborhoods; Beaches
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Torrey Pines Gliderport
Torrey Pines Gliderport
Attraction type: Educational Sites
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Windansea Beach
Windansea Beach
A famous beach for surfing.
Attraction type: Beaches
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Bobboi Natural Gelato
Bobboi Natural Gelato
Ranked #1 of 1,261 Restaurants in La Jolla
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Cuisines: Dessert, Ice Cream
Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
Stella Italian
Stella Italian
Ranked #2 of 1,261 Restaurants in La Jolla
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Cody's
Cody's
Ranked #3 of 1,261 Restaurants in La Jolla
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Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
The Baked Bear
The Baked Bear
Ranked #4 of 1,261 Restaurants in La Jolla
Nine-Ten
Nine-Ten
Ranked #5 of 1,261 Restaurants in La Jolla
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Cuisines: American, Californian, Bistro
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

San Diego Marriott La Jolla
4.0 of 5
San Diego Marriott La Jolla
$130 - $305
Ranked #5 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
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Travelodge La Jolla Beach
Travelodge La Jolla Beach
$67 - $133
Ranked #10 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
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Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
4.0 of 5
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
$97 - $271
Ranked #11 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Pantai Inn
3.5 of 5
Pantai Inn
$303 - $474
Ranked #1 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
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The Lodge at Torrey Pines
5.0 of 5
The Lodge at Torrey Pines
$274 - $460
Ranked #2 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
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The Bed and Breakfast Inn at La Jolla
The Bed and Breakfast Inn at La Jolla
$183 - $247
Ranked #1 of 4 La Jolla B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

La Valencia Hotel
4.0 of 5
La Valencia Hotel
$264 - $526
Ranked #3 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
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Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
4.0 of 5
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
$219 - $332
Ranked #7 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
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L'Auberge Del Mar
5.0 of 5
L'Auberge Del Mar
$310 - $441
Ranked #4 of 7 Hotels in Del Mar
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