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Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial

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6905 La Jolla Scenic Drive South, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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Reviewed February 21, 2019

Great 360 degree views of the area from the Pacific Ocean to the west to the mountains to the east. Take the time to reflex on the purpose of the memorial and honor our great and brave veterans.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MarkTinPittsburgh
Reviewed February 19, 2019

The Cross and veterans memorial are must see! The views from the top make the trip worth the time, without a doubt!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank David K
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Amazing, moving experience that is surrounded by beautiful views. Something everyone should do and share with their loved ones.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sejata
Reviewed February 19, 2019

The views from all sides are breathtaking. And each plaque tells a story about a veteran. It's very inspiring and worth the trip. Tip: Just park in the parking lot below. The few spots around the monument are mostly handicap spots and the traffic gets...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dhbourke
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Well, the views are breathtaking from the top of Mt. Soledad! The monument is very well done and up-kept. There are so many veterans who are honored and it’s a beautiful memorial. From the memorial you can see downtown San Diego, Mexico, and more!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JenRed2014
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Outstanding memorial a must see. Beautiful park for gatherings. memorial is dedicated to all branches of the military living or dead. The ONLY such memorial in the US. Spectacular views of the ocean. With great appreciation of our military men & woman!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nanjlub
Reviewed February 12, 2019

This an easy drive from town and the view is spectacular, everyone should make time for this short trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Theresa G
Reviewed February 12, 2019

La Jolla, a settlement fo the 1800's, is comprised of two hills. The hill to the north is surmounted by UCSD with The Shores, Scripp's Pier, Scripp's Aquarium and Scripp's Institution of Oceanography at the base. The hill to the south, at the top of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

I've been to San Diego dozens of times, but did not know about this gem. It is atop one of the highest peaks in the area, giving you an excellent view of the entire San Diego area. I didn't time it right, but I believe...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

Visited twice during our stay. As impressive in the rain as under a bleu sky. The moment breaths the deep respect for their veterans, including the stars and stripes

Date of experience: February 2019
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adrian P
June 16, 2019|
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Response from Jstclair99 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest driving up the road to Torrey Pines for a nice hike thats very close by. Look for the Gliderport! Or park near the Torrey Pines state park.
mary C
January 17, 2018|
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Response from JeffT134 | Reviewed this property |
Yes -- plan to stay for sunset..
January 13, 2018|
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Response from Ellen055 | Reviewed this property |
It doesn’t take long at all. It’s really up to you how long you decide to stay. We were probably there walking around for 45 mins.