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La Jolla, on a budget

Destination(s): La Jolla

La Jolla is known for its lavish facilities, the name means The Jewel, however do not let that fool you into thinking that it is too expensive. In fact this destination on the Pacific Coast is bursting with incentives and discounts. You can still experience the refined art of the Museum of Contemporary Art, for free. You can experience all the majesty of the mighty Pacific Ocean, for free, and you can have a great time shopping at all the La Jolla hot spots, this stop however is free depending on how well you can control yourself. You may be thinking that you will have to sacrifice and settle for a lower class hotel, however this is not true the La Jolla Inn will treat you like a star, and they have complimentary breakfast, whats not to like. read more about La Jolla, on a budget

La Jolla Inn

La Jolla Inn

Ellen Browning Scripps Park

Ellen Browning Scripps Park

  • 1133 Coast Boulevard
  • (north of Ocean Street)
  • tel:+1 619 236 5555
  • La Jolla, 92037
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego La Jolla

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego La Jolla

  • 700 Prospect Street
  • tel:+1 858 454 3541
  • Visit website
  • La Jolla, 92037
Harry's Coffee Shop

Harry's Coffee Shop

  • 7545 Girard Avenue
  • tel:+1 858 454 7381
  • Visit website
  • La Jolla, 92037

While its ambiance might not be the typical La Jolla scene that tourists might expect, this breakfast and lunch destination is a cornerstone in the beach side location. From the simplest of simple meals like the cheese omelet, Greek omelet and the Spanish omelet to short stacks and golden brown waffles, while the menu is shorts it's the friendly faces and chats beneath a coffee cup that make it a landmark. Harry's is what made La Jolla what it is today – the mom and pop shops of yesteryear. With comfort food and a carefree attitude toward calories, this La Jolla classic is a must-have.

La Jolla Caves

La Jolla Caves

  • 1325 Cave Street
  • tel:+1 858 459 0746
  • Visit website
  • La Jolla, 92037
Girard Avenue

Girard Avenue

  • Girard Avenue
  • La Jolla, 92037
Tidepools at La Jolla Cove

Tidepools at La Jolla Cove

  • 1100 Coast Boulevard
  • tel:+1 858 454 1444
  • La Jolla, 92037
Birch Aquarium

Birch Aquarium

  • 2300 Expedition Way
  • Scripps Institute of Oceanography
  • tel:+1 858 534 3474
  • Visit website
  • La Jolla, 92037
Herschel and Wall Street

Herschel and Wall Street

  • Herschel Avenue
  • tel:+1 619 236 1212
  • La Jolla, 92037
Children's Pool

Children's Pool

  • 850 Coast Boulevard
  • (at Jenner Street)
  • tel:+1 858 221 8884
  • Visit website
  • La Jolla, 92037
Stuart Collection of Sculpture at University of California

Stuart Collection of Sculpture at University of California

  • 9500 Gilman Drive
  • tel:+1 858 534 2117
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  • La Jolla, 92037
Mount Soledad

Mount Soledad

  • 6905 La Jolla Scenic Drive South
  • (at convergence of Via Capri & La Jolla Scenic Drive S)
  • tel:+1 858 459 2314
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  • La Jolla, 92037

Head up the hill from downtown La Jolla's scenic beach arena and you'll see what everyone is talking about - the view from Mt. Soledad, the historic spot that overlooks the ocean, the city's landscape and more - is worth every minute. On a sparkling day (which San Diego has many of), Mt. Soledad's view is breathtaking - from La Jolla's pristine beaches, downtown's skyscrapers, the Mission Beach bay and all the tiny people, this is a picture-perfect spot. In addition, the Mt. Soledad view pays memorium to the Veterans of the area, with a sky scraping cross and personal stories of the lives lost at war; an American flag plays toward a historic backdrop in these iconic pictures as well.
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Alfonso's of La Jolla

Alfonso's of La Jolla

  • 1251 Prospect Street
  • tel:1 858 454 2232
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  • La Jolla, 92037
La Basil Thai Cuisine

La Basil Thai Cuisine

  • 5525 La Jolla Boulevard
  • tel:+1 858 456 7889
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  • La Jolla, 92037
Rudy's Cafe

Rudy's Cafe

  • 2168 Avenida De La Playa
  • tel:+1 858 454 5665
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  • La Jolla, 92037