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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: Monuments/ Statues; Historic Sites; 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 Playhouse
La Jolla Playhouse
Theater on the UC San Diego campus.
Attraction type: Theaters
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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: Beaches; Neighborhoods
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Torrey Pines Gliderport
Torrey Pines Gliderport
Attraction type: Educational Sites
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Cody's
Cody's
Ranked #1 of 1,275 restaurants in La Jolla
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Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Cottage
Cottage
Ranked #2 of 1,275 restaurants in La Jolla
Price:
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Californian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines
A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines
Ranked #3 of 1,275 restaurants in La Jolla
Price:
Cuisines: American
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Nine-Ten
Nine-Ten
Ranked #4 of 1,275 restaurants in La Jolla
Price: $10 - $50
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
George's at the Cove
George's at the Cove
Ranked #5 of 1,275 restaurants in La Jolla
Price: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Contemporary, Californian
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

The Bed and Breakfast Inn at La Jolla
The Bed and Breakfast Inn at La Jolla
$123 - $227
Ranked #2 of 6 La Jolla B&B and Inns
San Diego Marriott La Jolla
4.0 of 5
San Diego Marriott La Jolla
$150 - $369
Ranked #3 of 23 hotels in La Jolla
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Hotel La Jolla, a Kimpton Hotel
4.0 of 5
Hotel La Jolla, a Kimpton Hotel
$173 - $278
Ranked #5 of 23 hotels in La Jolla
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Pantai Inn
3.5 of 5
Pantai Inn
$264 - $382
Ranked #1 of 6 La Jolla B&B and Inns
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The Lodge at Torrey Pines
5.0 of 5
The Lodge at Torrey Pines
$330 - $476
Ranked #1 of 23 hotels in La Jolla
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The Grande Colonial La Jolla
4.0 of 5
The Grande Colonial La Jolla
$222 - $290
Ranked #2 of 23 hotels in La Jolla
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

La Valencia Hotel
4.0 of 5
La Valencia Hotel
$254 - $368
Ranked #4 of 23 hotels in La Jolla
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

L'Auberge Del Mar
5.0 of 5
L'Auberge Del Mar
$291 - $533
Ranked #3 of 7 hotels in Del Mar
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The Grand Del Mar
5.0 of 5
The Grand Del Mar
$441 - $654
Ranked #1 of 270 hotels in San Diego
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