La Jolla (pronounced as La-HOY-a) is a quaint seaside town, known for it's rugged coastline and upscale living. Although most visitors think La Jolla is a separate incorporated city, it is actually part of the City of San Diego.
Explore the winding trails of Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve or play some games at the world renown Torrey Pines Golf Course that sits atop the sea cliffs of La Jolla. Sweeping views and scenic beaches are only steps away at La Jolla Shores, La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool.
Looking for a picnic table with a view? Several restaurants in La Jolla Village offer ocean views and Scripps Park which is the most photographed spot in San Diego is a great option, but savvy locals know that the jaw-stopper vista is up at the Torrey Pines “International” Gliderport where you can watch the paragliders and hang gliders soar above the 75 million year-old sea cliffs.
Village of La Jolla, is an old Mediterranean style village on the coast with a wide variety of unique shops, museums, hotels and restaurants. You can sip cocktails on the terrance of world famous Georges at the Cove, have an intimate dining experience at the open air patio of WhisknLadle or grab breakfast at the ever popular PrepKitchen. An easy way to explore all La Jolla has to offer is via a self guided walking tour which include the breathtaking La Jolla Murals sprinkled around the town that have been created by local San Diego artists.
The fun does not end there. La Jolla is home to seven sea caves that run between La Jolla Cove and La Jolla Shores. Grab a kayak and head out at La Jolla Shores to these amazing caves. A fun alternative is to visit The Cave Store which has a hidden tunnel that leads to Sunny Jim's Sea Cave.
If you want to come to town for a special event consider these fun local activities:
April: La Jolla Concours D'Elegance
July through Labor Day: La Jolla Concerts by the Sea
Sunday year round: La Jolla Open Aire Market
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