Considering a beach rental for your vacation in La Jolla? Check out our short list of "must-do" activities near this beach destination:
- Go to the Beach! There are many fine beaches in La Jolla. From La Jolla Shores, with incredible oceanfront views from the Scripps Institute Pier, to the sheltered waters of La Jolla Cove, there are a variety of clean, sandy beaches where you can swim, snorkel, surf, and sun-bathe. The world-famous La Jolla Cove is home to many seals and sea lions. You can swim with leopard sharks. See some of the world's best sunsets. Each La Jolla beach has its own personality and benefits. Some are great for surfing and others are more remote and are a great place to enjoy a picnic or relax and soak up some sun.
Take A Hike! Located at the foot of Mt. Soledad, La Jolla features many gorgeous hikes with incredible seaside views!
There are many trails for people at different skill levels in the Torrey Pines state Reserve.
Lace up your shoes and hit the trails. This natural reserve is one of the most picturesque places to go in La Jolla. Dessert landscapes, ocean views and rugged cliffs; it's an outdoor recreation dream! The reserve is 1,750 acres and named after the Torrey Pine trees, which dot the coastal wilderness and hiking trails. There are 8 miles of hiking trails total.
There are also walking trails in the village so you can explore the cute beach town you now call home. Keep an eye on the sea, though, and you might catch sight of a pod of Bottlenose Dolphins, or some Gray Whales!
- Tour The Aquarium! La Jolla is home to the family-friendly Birch Aquarium, an oceanfront institute with over 60 exhibits for you to enjoy! Learn about the delicate ecology of the San Diego coast, and see colorful, happy fish from the local ocean. Home to more than 5,000 fish.
You will see everything from sharks and lobsters, to turtles and crabs. Pet a sea star in their touch pool. Watch the daily feedings and sea life interactions. The Giant Kelp Forest is a two-story tall exhibit that showcases the forests throughout southern California. Look for the bright orange Garibaldi fish and marvel at the endangered giant black seabass.
La Jolla is a world-class destination for a relaxing family vacation. Book a beach rental in La Jolla and relax by the shore. Breathe in the salt air, explore little shops, and admire spectacular ocean views in every direction. If you're looking for excitement, remember that San Diego attractions like Seaworld and the famous San Diego Zoo are just a couple exits down the freeway! Whether you're looking for a relaxing retreat, or a romantic getaway, La Jolla is the perfect place for your beach rental.