Tourist Attractions in La Jolla
Experience San Diego & La Jolla
Shopping & Dinning
San Diego Seaport Village
San Diego Seaport Village provides 14 acres of waterfront shopping, dining, and entertainment recreating a harbor side setting of a century ago. This San Diego landmark includes 54 one-of-a-kind shops, 13 casual dining eateries, and four fine dining waterfront restaurants. Seaport Village overlooks the harbor and is a great place to view Coronado and the Coronado Bridge. Consider a tour around the neighborhood in a horse-drawn carriage creating a memory you are sure to never forget! For more information, please visit www.seaportvillage.com.
The Gaslamp Quarter
The Gaslamp Quarter is home to more than 150 restaurants, coffeehouses, and nightclubs, as well as 100 unique shops and galleries. So whether you opt for traditional food with flair or shopping for something a bit off the beaten path, your visit to the Gaslamp Quarter will be a truly unique experience. For more information, please visit http://www.gaslamp.org.
San Diego Zoos & Parks
SeaWorld San Diego
SeaWorld San Diego is one of the world’s premier marine adventure parks with 200 acres of world-class shows, thrilling rides, and unforgettable animal encounters. More than 80 million visitors have explored the mysteries of the sea, with up-close animal interactions and exhilarating thrills.
The San Diego Zoo
The San Diego Zoo in Balboa Park is one of the largest, most progressive zoos in the world with over 4,000 animals representing more than 800 species. It is also one of the few zoos in the world that houses the giant panda. The zoo offers a guided tour bus that traverses 75% of the park. There is also an overhead gondola lift called the Skyfari, providing an aerial view of the zoo. Exhibits range from an African rain forest featuring gorillas to the Arctic taiga and tundra in the summertime featuring polar bears. For additional information, visit http://www.sandiegozoo.org.
San Diego Zoo’s Wild Animal Park
San Diego Zoo’s Wild Animal Park is a 1,800-acre expansive wildlife sanctuary, home to more than 3,500 animals representing 429 species, including the largest crash of rhinos in any zoological facility, and one of the only California condor exhibits in the world. Naturalist habitats provide an opportunity to view animals lounging in natural settings while unique construction allows you to come face-to-face with Africa’s biggest cat. Modeled after the hot air balloon tours of the Serengeti, the Balloon Safari offers visitors scenic views of the Wild Animal Park’s lush grounds. For additional information, please visit http://www.sandiegozoo.org/waphttp://www.shumwaycosmeticsurgery.com.
Balboa Park is the nation’s largest urban cultural park. Home to 15 major museums, renowned performing arts venues, beautiful gardens, and the San Diego Zoo, the Park has an ever-changing calendar of museum exhibitions, plays, musicals, concerts, and classes, all in the beautiful and timeless setting of this must-see San Diego attraction. For more specific information, please visit http://www.balboapark.org.
Belmont Park – Roller Coasters!
Only steps away from the boardwalk, Belmont Park, offers great family fun and entertainment. Whether it’s making the drop on the Vertical Plunge or experiencing the twists and turns of the Historic Giant Dipper Roller Coaster, Belmont Park has it all. Featuring the FlowRider, a simulated wave attraction with patented technology which creates an endless wave for riders to both surf and body board. Other new rides include the Speedway Bumper Cars, Combat Flight Simulators, and The Chaos, a 3-D rocking, spinning, thrill ride that will make even the strong feel weak. Surf like the pros on the FlowRider or simply relax and enjoy the waterfront restaurants, casual dining, and great shops. For more information visit http://www.belmontpark.com.
San Diego Tours / Harbor Tour
San Diego Harbor Tour
San Diego Harbor Tour is a 26-mile tour of the entire bay. Learn the history of San Diego and view famous sights including everything from sea lions to Navy Seals. You will see the Navy Submarine base, the Coronado Bridge, the Star of India, dry-docking and ship building facilities, and the Hotel Del Coronado. This cruise is recommended for anyone who wants to see the best of San Diego in just two hours. Relax in comfort on the observation deck while a professional crew narrates the rich history, local points of interest, and facts about San Diego landmarks and military. For more information, please visit www.sdhe.com.
Sports & Entertainment
PETCO Park is spectacular in every way, combining the best sight lines in baseball with breathtaking views of San Diego. Architecturally magnificent, it celebrates the sea, the sky, the natural beauty, cultural diversity, and unique spirit of our region. Innovative design features evoke the timeless traditions of baseball in an intimate setting, with state-of-the-art fan amenities to suit every taste and budget. For additional information, please visit http://sandiego.padres.mlb.com.