2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037; 858-534-FISH; Aquarium Website;
Open: daily 9AM-5PM (Exc : Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years);
Located adjacent to the world-renown Scripps Institute of Oceanography
this facility has large salt-water aquariums primarily dedicated to the
study of both cold water and tropical water marine life of the
Pacific Ocean. Includes giant octopus, jelly-fish, garibaldi,
kelp forest and live coral. Several educational exhibits. Offshore
is the San Diego-La Jolla Underwater Park - the subject of
a lot of scientific research.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography;
San Diego - La Jolla Underwater Park;
California Aquariums -
- Aquarium Guided Explorations - Weekday morning school group tours
- Guided tours to local tide pools and sea caves
- Ocean simulator ride
- Tide pool plaza discovery center
- Ocean pier moon-walks
- Shark aquarium
- Dive Show - Tues & Thurs at 12:30PM
- Family day - 3rd Saturday of each month - arts and crafts
Torrey Pines State Reserve
Encompasses 2000 acres of coastal bluff, home to the protected rare Torrey Pines trees.
The Torrey pine is the rarest native pine in the United States. This preserve has oer eight miles of
trails that take you to the coastline and coastal lagoon. The Visitor Center opens daily at 9:00AM.
The reserve is a day-use park only. There is no overnight camping facility.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography - UCSD
9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0210;
Scripps Institution of Oceanography (founded in 1903) is one of the oldest, largest, and most important centers for marine science research, graduate training, and
public service in the world. Ongoing investigations include the topography and composition of the ocean bottom, waves and currents, and the
flow and interchange of matter between seawater and the ocean bottom or the atmosphere. Scripps's research ships are used in these investigations
throughout the world's oceans. As many as 300 research projects may be underway at any time under that guidance of the 1300 staff members.
San Diego - La Jolla Underwater Park
Underwater Parks /
Created in 1970, the underwater park is a continuing community project to preserve the natural ecology, reestablish the underwater sea life and
maintain the natural beauty of the shoreline. Within the Park there are two special areas created by the California Fish & Game Commission;
the Ecological Reserve and the Marine Life Refuge.
University of California, San Diego UCSD
Located on the north side of La Jolla, this campus has achieved great distinction in
fulfilling its missions of education, research, and public service.
Sea World San Diego
150-acre zoological park with shows, aquariums, marine-life
attractions, rides, research and medical labs and other attractions.
La Jolla Hotel Parisi
1111 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA 92038 ;
Location: One Block from La Jolla Cove
Resting amid palm trees and Pacific breezes and the rustle of shoppers and sun seekers is the Hotel Parisi.
This romantic lodge is located in the heart of La Jolla at the corner of Herschel and Prospect Streets.
Located one block from the Pacific Ocean and the hotel guest enjoys a choice of many beaches and bays within a short distance.
La Jolla is the most picturesque location on the San Diego Coastline.
La Jolla Vacation Home Rentals
Stay luxurious vacation homes, some located right on the beach. Many feature a peace of history.
Non-Smoking and fully equipped with appliances. Nightly and weekly rates are both available.
La Jolla Holiday Inn Express
6705 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 ;
Location: Two Blocks from Wind and Sea Beach
The Holiday Inn Express La Jolla is conveniently located close to downtown La Jolla and its abundance of shops, art galleries, museums and ocean view restaurants.
You will find a quiet restful haven combined with a tradition of quality service and a relaxing experience.
Guests receive a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast daily adjacent to the tropical pool courtyard.
La Valencia Resort Hotel
1132 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA 92037 ;
Location: One block from La Jolla Beachfront
Come stay at this Mediterranean style hotel where the tradition of pleasant living is carefully maintained.
La Valencia Hotel is 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.
100 distinctive guestrooms and suites.