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La Jolla Summer Events

La Jolla Summer Events

The La Jolla Cove is a great place for diving and home to the annual La Jolla Rough Water Swim. In addition to great weather, beaches, kayaking, and beautiful ocean views, special La Jolla summer events make my hometown a…
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Birch Aquarium and Whale Watching

Birch Aquarium and Whale Watching

  San Diegans enjoy watching the annual migration of gray whales off our coast. Credit: Birch Aquarum at Scripps. Birch Aquarium at Scripps is the public exploration center for the world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Perched…
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Events, La Jolla, California, January 2013

Events, La Jolla, California, January 2013

Everybody has fun at the weekly La Jolla Open Aire Market. While much of the Northern Hemisphere is hibernating, San Diego is enjoying mild winter weather. Come, visit us, and have fun! January – April  – Join naturalists from Scripps…
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Kimpton’s Hotel La Jolla Offers Great Packages

Kimpton’s Hotel La Jolla Offers Great Packages

  This garibaldi, the California state fish, was presented to Birch Aquarium at the opening of Kimpton’s Hotel La Jolla. The hotel offers a package that includes admission to the Aquarium. I walk past it several times a week, but…
September 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
What To Do in San Diego During the Summer?

What To Do in San Diego During the Summer?

Will you see a green flash as the sun sets over the ocean in La Jolla? Where do I begin? Our Southern California climate makes San Diego – especially the coastal community of La Jolla – the place to be…
May 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
La Jolla: Rainy Day Activities

La Jolla: Rainy Day Activities

Hmmm…It seems that in my enthusiasm for describing our beautiful winter high and low tides, I forgot to mention that November to March is also our rainy season. In my defense, it’s an easy oversight to make. The average annual…
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San Diego: Winter Fun Activities

San Diego: Winter Fun Activities

Very high and very low tides make the months of November – February a great time to be in San Diego. High tides produce waves the height of two-story buildings and low tides reveal beautiful wide expanses of beach. San…
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Calendar of La Jolla Summer Events

Calendar of La Jolla Summer Events

San Diego is a great year round travel destination, but summer is really our specialty. The beach scene goes into high gear, the weather is perfect for outdoor dining and open-air concerts and – the best part – neither humidity…
June 11, 2010 | By | Reply More
Debunking Myths About La Jolla

Debunking Myths About La Jolla

The belvederes along the coast  are picturesque reminders of La Jolla’s history.  Countless articles have been written about La Jolla, and when I read them I sometimes want to laugh out loud – or at least groan. To begin with,…
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Calendar of Spring Events

Calendar of Spring Events

La Jolla has beautiful beaches, great restaurants, and a plethora of shops, but there’s so much more. I hope this calendar of events will lead you off the beaten path to some of the activities that those of us who…
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