What to do in La Jolla, CA

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La Jolla showing general coastal views, swimming and a sandy beach

La Jolla Attractions

There are opportunities for fun all over La Jolla. From exciting activities to interesting tourist attractions, this lovely city has something for all. Ready to begin working on your itinerary?

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What to do in La Jolla

Free Things to Do in La Jolla

Some say the best things in life are free. Check out the following around La Jolla:

La Jolla Historical Society - Stop at this historic attraction and learn a bit about the cultural heritage of the region.

Bird Rock - Roam the streets and get lost in the charm and character of this favorite local hangout.

La Jolla Shores Park - Enjoy a stroll along the coastline and perhaps even dip a toe in.

Mount Soledad - Bring your camera and let Mother Nature stimulate your imagination.

Things to Do in La Jolla with Kids

There's fun for the entire family wherever you go in La Jolla. Here are some family friendly experiences to enjoy together that are bound to make your getaway a blast:


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in La Jolla on a sunny day?
Take advantage of the good weather (and give your legs a stretch as well) with one or two of these outdoor experiences:

What to do in La Jolla on a rainy day?
If the weather is misbehaving and you’re on the hunt for something to do, shake off your raincoat and try out a Spa-Quality On Demand Massage - San Diego.
What is La Jolla famous for?
La Jolla Cove lives up to its reputation as an iconic attraction that you can’t miss.
Are there cheap things to do in La Jolla?
What can you do in La Jolla for free?
You’ll barely have time to fetch your wallet out of your bag with so many great free attractions:

  • La Jolla Cove
  • La Jolla Shores Park
  • Windansea Beach
  • Bird Rock

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