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!

14 Ways to Experience Comic-Con International 2018 Without a Badge

One of San Diego's biggest events of the year is almost upon us – San Diego Comic-Con International! Thousands of people flock to America's Finest City every year to experience activities, exhibits, movies, and more; but unfortunately, not everyone was able to purchase a badge. The good news? You don’t...

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Del Mar Opening Day & Summer Concert Series Lineup

It's back! One of San Diego's favorite summer activities kicks off next week, with Opening Day at the Del Mar Racetrack on July 18th, and the Del Mar Summer Concert series beginning on July 20th. We've got the rundown for you – from how to spend Opening Day to the...

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Why You Should Swim With La Jolla Leopard Sharks This Summer

Yes it’s true, La Jolla is filled with leopard sharks. No, they are not dangerous – in fact, they are pretty friendly! The first thing you probably imagine when you hear “shark” is vicious predator. But not all sharks are threatening to humans. In fact La Jolla’s leopard sharks are...

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The Birch Aquarium Has a New, Comic Book-Inspired Exhibit That Highlights Creatures' "Superpowers"

There's a brand new exhibit at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps in La Jolla, and we can't wait to check it out! The comic book-inspired collection, titled Oddities: Hidden Heroes of the Scripps Collections, highlights the astonishing adaptations (AKA superpowers) of various ocean species and animals. A post shared by Birch Aquarium...

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4th of July Fireworks & Celebrations in San Diego

4th of July in San Diego is just one big celebration! Fireworks displays, parades, street fairs, and festivals are all part of the fun on the big day. Sadly, there will be no 4th of July Fireworks at La Jolla Cove this year due to funding issues; but there are...

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Ultimate Guide to the Best Beaches in La Jolla

The La Jolla coastline is nothing short of wondrous. Its miles of sandy shores along the Pacific Ocean are divided up into several beaches, each with its own personality and benefits. After countless hours of beach exploration and research, we’ve put together the ultimate list of “The Best of La Jolla...

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