Things to see and do - La Jolla
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Hugging the Southern California coast, upscale La Jolla is as famous for its boutiques, museums and coastal scenery as its is for its Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Salk Institute. The city’s name is generally taken to mean “the jewel,” from the identically pronounced Spanish words “la joya.”
Tourist attractions La Jolla : Things to see and do
700 Prospect St. USA - La Jolla, CA 92037
Established in 1941, San Diego's premier venue for contemporary art occupies Ellen Browning Scripps' remodeled and restored home (1916). Scripps commissioned architect Irving Gill to design the structure, which, like the other Gill-designed buildings..
USA - La Jolla, CA 92037
With a glorious setting above La Jolla's coastline, the contemporary Mission-style complex encompasses a state-of-the-art aquarium and the largest museum in the nation devoted solely to oceanography. Named to recognize funding from the Stephen and Ma..
10010 Torrey Pines Rd. USA - La Jolla, CA 92037
A leading world center for biological research and a unique marriage of science and architecture, the Salk Institute for Biological Studies occupies a 26-acre site overlooking the Pacific.Founded in 1960 by Dr. Jonas Salk$ (1914-95), who pioneered th..
Hotels La Jolla
1155 Coast Boulevard USA - San Diego CA 92037
This La Jolla hotel features an outdoor saltwater pool and panoramic views of the California coast. It serves a free continental breakfast on an oceanfront rooftop. The San Diego Zoo is 15 miles away. Free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen cable TV are offere..
7766 Fay Avenue USA - San Diego CA 92057
This European boutique-style hotel in La Jolla, California is just a 10-minute walk to the Pacific Ocean. It features an Italian restaurant, free Wi-Fi and deluxe rooms with a refrigerator. The elegant rooms at Empress Hotel are styled in rich dark ..
910 Prospect Street USA - San Diego CA 92037
Just a 5-minute walk from the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, this eco-friendly 4-star hotel offers a fine-dining restaurant and a large outdoor pool. Spacious guest rooms offer flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. An iPod dock and a work desk are..