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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.

All things to do » Things to do

Mount Soledad
Mount Soledad
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Monuments & Statues; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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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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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; Parks
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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 1,266 Restaurants in La Jolla
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch
Cottage
Cottage
Ranked #2 of 1,266 Restaurants in La Jolla
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Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
The Baked Bear
The Baked Bear
Ranked #3 of 1,266 Restaurants in La Jolla
Cuisines: Sandwiches, Delicatessen
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines
A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines
Ranked #4 of 1,266 Restaurants in La Jolla
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Cuisines: American, Pub
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Cody's
Cody's
Ranked #5 of 1,266 Restaurants in La Jolla
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Cuisines: American
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

The Grande Colonial La Jolla
4.0 of 5
The Grande Colonial La Jolla
$219 - $390
Ranked #4 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
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Empress Hotel of La Jolla
3.0 of 5
Empress Hotel of La Jolla
$196 - $332
Ranked #5 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
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The Bed & Breakfast Inn at La Jolla
The Bed & Breakfast Inn at La Jolla
$221 - $300
Ranked #2 of 4 La Jolla B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

The Lodge at Torrey Pines
5.0 of 5
The Lodge at Torrey Pines
$341 - $508
Ranked #1 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
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Scripps Inn
3.5 of 5
Scripps Inn
$293 - $488
Ranked #1 of 4 La Jolla B&B and Inns
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Pantai Inn
3.5 of 5
Pantai Inn
$324 - $526
Ranked #2 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

La Valencia Hotel
4.0 of 5
La Valencia Hotel
$306 - $716
Ranked #3 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
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L'Auberge Del Mar
5.0 of 5
L'Auberge Del Mar
$354 - $702
Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Del Mar
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Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5.0 of 5
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
$534 - $696
Ranked #1 of 273 Hotels in San Diego
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