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“wonderful view” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cabrillo National Monument

Cabrillo National Monument
1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego, CA 92106
619-557-5450
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$39*
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San Diego Seal Tour
Ranked #10 of 495 things to do in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Hiking, Whale watching
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Stately monument honoring Cabrillo, discoverer of San Diego Bay, is located in Point Loma that overlooks the city and the Bay.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Wheelchair access
North Augusta, South Carolina
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“wonderful view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

This was my second visit, had to show my husband how beautiful it is. Not disappointed! Visit the lighthouse and walk on the trails. Be sure to drive down to the tidepools, fun for children.

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“Worth the Drive.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

A great place with lots of history. Beautiful view of the naval base, ships etc. Check out the coast guard pad located by the water where the real lighthouse is.

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San Diego, California
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“Totally Breathtaking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

This is the place to see the cliffs and shores that people associate California's rugged coasts with. The views are absolutely stunning (too bad you can't stay late enough for sunset!) and the light house was very interesting, though you can't make it all the way up to the lens, at least when we went today. Despite that, the cool breeze and the unbelievable views of the coast and of Coronado and downtown San Diego make this a MUST see for anyone in San Diego.

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“Spectacular Views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

The views back to San Diego are great and visiting here is a must - great source of local history and interesting to stop at the many war graves en route. Spectacular sunsets and a must see in San Diego.

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“All about the view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Must stop for view of SD Harbor. Tour Lighthouse. Walk on trails down below. Honor our service dead.

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