La Jolla California Guide
La Jolla, located in San Diego County with its seven mile horseshoe coastine overlooking the great Pacific Ocean
is a wealthy community of just under 50,000. Surrounded on three sides by ocean bluffs and beaches and
located 12 miles (19 km) north of downtown San Diego. Known for its charm, beauty, tourism and
shopping, but better known for Salk Institute, and Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
If you are planning a trip to San Diego in future stop by San Diego vacations,
and discover places of beauty and interest in this hilly seaside resort
community on Californias Southern coastine.
Lodging ..... Attractions ..... Beaches
La Jolly Cove Beach
The annual rough water swim is held here, and "Concerts by the Sea," performances in the
adjacent Scripps Park are held during the summer. An Annual 4th of July fireworks
displays are also launched from La Jolla Cove. A very popular spot indeed!
La Valencia La Jolla
A Mediterranean style hotel where the tradition of gracious living is flawlessly maintained.
Situated on the Pacific Ocean just 12 miles North of San Diego in the picturesque
village of La Jolla. Just steps away from the beach, world class shopping,
art galleries, and dining. Three award winning restaurants. 100
distinctive guest rooms and suites with ocean views.
Hyatt Regency La Jolla
The Best Accommodations La Jolla Has To Offer...Gorgeous facilities, extensive
accommodations, and a prime location make the Hyatt Regency La Jolla
At Aventine a superb choice among La Jolla hotels. You will
experience the beauty of Southern California and
San Diego as only Hyatt Regency La Jolla
can deliver. Best Rate Guarantee.
See a complete list of all hotels in La Jolla
Del Mar Racetrack
Founded by the late Bing Crosby and friends in the 1930's, the Del Mar races host the
summer horse racing season in grand style. Races begin Wednesday, July 26th and
end September 13, 1995. PO Box 700, Del Mar, California (619) 755-1141.
La Jolla Playhouse
Tony award-winning professional theater, which debuted innovative dramas such as Tommy
and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. PO Box 12039, La Jolla
California 92039; (619) 550-1070.
San Diego Zoo
The leader in plant and animal research, conservation and education. This wildlife
sanctuary has over 2,500 animals roaming freely in settings similar to their
native homelands on over 2,100 acres. Zoo Drive, Balboa Park, San Diego;
The famous 150-acre marine park that features trained killer whales, sea lions,
otters, dolphins and penguins. Mission Bay Park; (619) 226-3901.
Stephen Birch Aquarium
Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, explore the largest oceanographic museum in the country.
View a dazzling variety of marine life from the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest
to the tropical seas of Mexico & the South Pacific. Stephen Birch Aquarium Museum,
Scripps Institute of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, 2300
Expedition Way, La Jolla, California 92037; (619) 534-FISH.
University Towne Centre
Over 200 specialty shops including Nordstrom, Crate & Barrel, Robinson-May and
Ann Taylor. There is also a movie theater and ice skating rink. La Jolla
Village Drive/Genesee; (619) 546-8858.
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