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“Awesome view”

Torrey Pines Gliderport
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Coastal Tour of San Diego
Ranked #4 of 76 things to do in La Jolla
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Awesome view”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

The hike up and down the stairs was exciting and challenging.The view from the top was really awesome.

Visited July 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great views”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

Its nice to watch the gliders over the ocean. Very nice path down to the beach. A little steep. The beach is anude beach but there are hardly any people there.

Visited July 2013
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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Paragliders”
Reviewed July 14, 2013

We stumbled upon the Torrey Pines Gliderport while looking for the hiking trails in Torrey Pines. It seems to be a great area for watching paragliders and hanggliders take off and land. There is an observation area and a snack bar. A fun place to hang out for a little while.

Visited June 2013
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San Diego, California
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“Chill and upbeat”
Reviewed July 14, 2013

So I accidentally found this place while driving around Torrey Pines, San Diego the other day. You have the option to hike around, go to the beach, or stick around the hang gliding area. It's incredible to watch people go from standing on a grassy cliff to being uplifted and taken wherever the wind blows. I went on a Saturday and there were at least 20 people hang gliding around at a time. The establishment also offers tandem rides if you are a first time hang glider. I've never personally done it, but I intend to now. They also had live music, a deli, and cute little picnic tables (and a random foosball table). It's very relaxing just to watch people gliding around and I'm sure it will be exhilarating when I return and decide to hang glide myself.

Visited July 2013
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san Diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Free and Beautiful”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

If you've got some time, grab a sandwich and head up to this unique setting.Very informal and relaxing with a view that never fails to amaze me.You can sit in the comfort of your own car or take a chair and enjoy the sun to watch the parasailing and gliders fly around the cliffs of La Jolla.It is totally free, lots of parking and a must see for Native San Diegans or tourists.

Visited July 2013
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