Things to Do

Outdoor Activities

With this seaside town’s beaches, vibrant culture, theater scene and more, there are countless activities in La Jolla, California. Here are some of the best things to do in La Jolla and other nearby activities in San Diego neighborhoods.

Exploring the great outdoors is one of the best parts about visiting La Jolla and San Diego County! From the ten beautiful beaches that stretch along the coast to a multitude of grassy parks and playgrounds, there is no shortage of ways to enjoy outdoor activities in La Jolla. Kayaking, surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, and swimming with marine life are some of the most popular water sports that locals and visitors can enjoy in La Jolla (more daring adventure seekers can partake in hang gliding or paragliding). For even more outdoor activities, visitors can venture outside of La Jolla to the greater San Diego area and experience the world-famous San Diego Zoo, Cabrillo National Monument, or one of San Diego County’s famous farmers markets. There is truly something for everyone to experience in La Jolla!

Why La Jolla Is (Definitely) a Better Weekend Getaway Than L.A.

Angelenos often say, “There’s no city quite like Los Angeles,” which is true; it’s one of the most recognizable cities in the world, and is known for its upscale nightlife, celeb sightings, and its great food scene. However, if you’re looking for a quiet weekend getaway, La Jolla should be...

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Everything You Need to Know About Snorkeling with La Jolla Leopard Sharks

Every year, thousands of leopard sharks head to the shores off the coast of La Jolla Shores to mate and then hatch their young. The warmer waters here provide an ideal temperature to incubate, and the sharks will typically stay for up to six months to complete the process. The...

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Guide to the Museums in La Jolla

Despite its small size, La Jolla is a haven for local arts and culture; there are multiple museums, art galleries, and historic spots to see in the Village, from the Museum of Contemporary Art to the Map & Atlas Museum. If you're looking to spend the afternoon brushing up on...

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San Diego Surf Film Festival Returns to La Jolla

The San Diego Surf Film Festival returns to San Diego and downtown La Jolla for its seventh year this May 9th-12th! Films will be shown at a dozen locations all around San Diego, with its hub being one of the newest art galleries in La Jolla: Misfit Gallery on Pearl...

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The Ultimate La Jolla Summer Bucket List

We won't lie – summer in La Jolla is a beautiful thing! Endless hours of sunshine, warm weather, and seven miles of gorgeous, sandy beaches make our little village by the sea one of the best places to spend the summer in all of San Diego. With so many things...

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It’s Grunion Run Season! 5 Things to Know Before You Go

They flop around, surf the waves, and make sweet love under the moonlight: the season of the grunion has begun! On beaches all throughout Southern California, you’ll get the chance to experience these strange little creatures up close; and La Jolla has some of the best seats in the house....

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