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Address: San Diego, CA
Phone Number: 6195539381
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description:

A lookout point above San Diego Bay and home of the Cabrillo monument.

A lookout point above San Diego Bay and home of the Cabrillo monument.

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Love the Tide Pools

Amazing views and experience of the ocean. The tide pools are so much fun to walk along, take pictures and just sit for a spell. The sound of the ocean echoes off the cliffs for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
kbqhills
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North Platte, Nebraska
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North Platte, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing views and experience of the ocean. The tide pools are so much fun to walk along, take pictures and just sit for a spell. The sound of the ocean echoes off the cliffs for the most amazing experience.

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Winchester, KY, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At Cabrillo Monument, Old Point Loma has terrific views of the San Diego skyline, harbor, and North Island Naval Base. Can see some of the submarine base, too. The Old Point Loma Lighthouse is a must see for lighthouse fans and photographers.

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Redwood City, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive out to Point Loma is worth it for the panoramic views of both the harbor and the ocean. There is also a pleasant walking trail, visitor's center, and the lighthouse to visit. Tidal pools on the west side of the point can occupy the family for hours when the tide is out. This is a very pleasant way... More 

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Thank JillClardy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For years, we've enjoyed making a trek to Point Loma almost every time we're in San Diego. First of all, it's a sure thing for seafood: Point Loma Seafood is a must for great fish and chips. There are tide pools and of course, Cabrillo National Monument.

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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There isn't much to do here except breathe. Take it in, relax, enjoy, and stop being rushed. The view is spectacular and you will realize just how small of a spec you are on this planet. Take the time to visit the buffs, the tide pools, the lighthouse and the National Monument. If you're fortunate enough to be visiting during... More 

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Thank Kim G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Point Loma is in the San Diego/La Jolla area. Three key sights: Rosecrans National Cemetery on the way in (worth stopping on the way in or out), Cabrillo Monument, and the Lighthouse. At the point itself, the view is absolutely outstanding. We saw some Navy maneuvers in the bay with ships and helicopters, as well as Del Coronado Hotel across... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have an emotional attachment to Point Loma so it is always wonderful for us. The beach is clean, enjoyable, and conveniently near many restaurants and shops.

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Thank Don C
Scottsdale
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful, serene place to spend some time. You can see all over the San Diego area from the top at Point Loma. There is a fascinating lighthouse and so much information about the area. Take a picnic and spend some time just unwinding while you watch the boats go by.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really do not need a car... can walk, bike, Uber to anywhere you want to go. Lots of great places to eat and drink.

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Pasadena, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to wait in line of the row of cars at the entrance gate to pay a $10 entrance fee. While it took about 10 minutes for our car to get to the front of the gate, the smell of raw sewage overtook us. It was awful! seriously. There is a sign past the gate that says, "Waste Treatment... More 

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