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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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HISTORICAL SECTION OF SAN DIEGO

Point Loma is an area of San Diego that includes most everything south of Midway Drive, including the new Liberty Station (Former RTC/NTC San Diego), Shelter Island, America's Cup... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Murrieta, California
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Murrieta, California
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387 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Point Loma is an area of San Diego that includes most everything south of Midway Drive, including the new Liberty Station (Former RTC/NTC San Diego), Shelter Island, America's Cup Harbor, Naval Submarine Base San Diego, Rosecrans National Cemetery and Cabrillo National Monument. It is bordered on the West by Ocean Beach. The 2 main roads through this section of town... More 

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Orange, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Always enjoy visiting here. There is a visitors center. Lots of parking. Great ocean views. Nice walking paths. Love the old lighthouse and keepers quarters.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Can't beat the beautiful beach view. The inside of the old light house was very interesting as well.

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Thank Belle L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great trip to this place. Lovely views and good facilities. Note if you use sat nav it may try and take you into the US Naval Base which was a bit tricky.

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Thank MTMHampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful views, along with a some history lessons. Make sure to bring binoculars, pack a picnic and a nice camera for all of the great views.

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Clovis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Point Loma has some of the best views in San Diego. Feels like your on top of the world. Clean environment and the visitors center is very interesting.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great starting point in San Diego for families, couples, seniors - anyone. We should have visited Point Loma years ago. The peninsula juts out from the coast north of San Diego. This area is so much more than a geographical coastal feature! Depending on traffic, Point Loma is about a 20-25 minute drive from downtown San Diego. Once there, you... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went inside the old lighthouse and got an idea of how the staff lived there during that time. We saw some military exhibits as well. The view of the Pacific ocean was brilliant. We also saw the tidal pools and the creatures that live in them.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take about 15 minutes to get out of the car and look at the views...very beautiful 360 degree viewpoint

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's free to drive most of the way out on the point. You get spectacular views of the bay AND the ocean. Wonderful picture spot.

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