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La Jolla Shores Park, San Diego

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Beach · Hidden Gem · Park
The mile-long beach of La Jolla Shores Park boasts soft sand and clean blue water. Described by the Orange County Register as "the best beach in the area," this spot is popular with locals and tourists alike. A beach playground and adjacent grassy area keep kids occupied. Watersports enthusiasts can make use of the only beachfront boat launch in San Diego and go kayaking. Swimming, scuba diving, and surfing also are popular activities here. Stay onshore for a game of volleyball or to sunbathe. Keep your eyes open for sea birds and sea lions. To find out how to plan a trip to San Diego, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Wonderful way to spend an afternoon. Fun watching the surfers, and the kids splashing about. Lots of people wearing masks and maintaining social distance. And, great walking paths.  more »
  • Fantastic beach. It’s a heaven for surfers. During the pandemic, there are a lot of people come out here to enjoy the open air. With free parking, it’s nice to come out to immerse yourself in the...  more »
  • Get there early if you want a parking spot
  • Great place to swim and waste a day with family or friends!

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