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48 Hours in La Jolla, CA

Just off of San Diego is a small neighborhood that covers 7 miles of coastline, called La Jolla. This prosperous town will leave you breathless with its oceanic views but still have you wanting more with all of its entertainment and wide variety of businesses. Being surrounded by the ocean, it’s no surprise that La Jolla is becoming the new destination for all beach goers. Nicknamed “The Jewel of San Diego”, La Jolla lives up to its name. If you find yourself visiting the area and want to see the best of the beachside, consider our itinerary:

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8AM: Brockton Villa

What better way to start off your La Jolla getaway than having breakfast with an oceanfront view. If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, adding an ocean view and breeze will turn you into a superhero ready to take on the rest of the day. Enjoy their famous Coast Toast, their Naughty Burrito, or any of their morning treats that will make your taste buds love you.

  • Address: 1235 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Phone:(858) 454-7393
  • Hours: Saturday 8:00 am – 9:00 pm / Sunday   8:00 am – 9:00 pm
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9AM: La Jolla Coast Walk

After enjoying a wonderful meal at Brockton Villa, take the time to see the ocean as close as possible. You can walk for hours along La Jolla’s seven mile coastline and get lost in the view. Right next to the coastline by Brockton Villa is Scripps Park. This park is a perfect compliment to the beach, so much so that it is turning into a popular spot for wedding ceremonies. Just like the beach, Scripps Park offers many opportunities for pictures that will last a lifetime.

12PM: Pizza Pronto

Located right near the shopping district of La Jolla is the much celebrated restaurant Pizza Pronto. Freshness is the key, and all of their menu items are made with that mantra in mind. Choose from the variety of pizza, hot sandwiches, or the fresh and crisp salad menu.

  • Phone:  858-459-9000
  • Hours: Sat 11am- 10pm
  • Address: 7556 Fay Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037
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Shopping in La Jolla CA
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2PM: The Wall Street Plaza Shopping District

Between Pearl Street and Prospect Street you’ll find the majority of shopping that La Jolla has to offer in the Wall Street Plaza Shopping District. Here you will find all sorts of items, from the high fashion couture all the way down to comfortably familiar. La Jolla is home to the most luxurious brands as well as the everyday shoppers’ needs. For an in-depth guide to the shops in the area, visit this website.

6:30PM:  George’s At The Cove

Found just a few blocks from where you started your day is Georges’s At The Cove. The locals call George’s At The Cove “La Jolla on a plate.” It is a AAA Four Diamond award-winning establishment, that will help you along your culinary journey. This fine dining experience is unlike any other that you will find in La Jolla. If possible make sure to be seated on the terrace to enjoy your fine dining meal with a lovely sunset view, and a nice glass of wine.

  • Phone: 858-454-4244
  • Hours: Sat 11am- 10:30pm
  • Address:1250 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA 92037
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8 PM: Show at The Comedy Store

After long day taking in the sights of La Jolla, come enjoy a show at  the Comedy Store and enjoy your night with a good laugh. It’s close proximity to George’s should make it an easy stroll. With a variety of acts constantly coming into La Jolla to perform, you should have no problem finding an act that fits your tastes.

  • Address: 916 Pearl St, La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Phone:(858) 454-9176
  • Hours: Saturday 7:00 pm–1:00 am
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8 AM: Goldfish Point Café

The hidden treasure of the locals is Goldfish Point Café. A few block from Scripps Park on Coast Blvd, is where you will find this gem. A European style cafe, this establishment is a great place to start your morning off just right. They offer traditional breakfast items as well as a few specialty sandwiches to separate them from the competition. Get there before the word gets out!

  • Address: 1255 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Phone:(858) 459-7407
  • Hours: Sunday hours 8:00 am–6:00 pm
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La Jolla Underwater Park
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11 AM: La Jolla Underwater Park

To add something different to your life, try a park that is not your typical park. Just east of Scripps Park is La Jolla Cove, a small beach with a foothold between the surrounding cliffs. Beach goers looking to get away from the surfboards and boat noise love La Jolla Cove because there are rules prohibiting such items. It creates the perfect California atmosphere for lying on the sand and soaking up the warm sun. [Learn more about La Jolla’s Underwater Park]

3PM: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

After a long weekend, kick back and enjoy all the art and history that the museum can offer. Museum collections include more than 4,000 works created after 1950, using a variety of mediums. Among the most inspirational pieces of the museum collection are minimalism and Pop Art of the 1960’s and 1970’s. Conceptual art from the 1960’s to the present, installation art, art from Latin America, and art from California are also popular.

  • Address: 700 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA 92037-4291
  • Phone:(858) 454 3541
  • Hours: Sunday hours 11:00 am–5:00 pm
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7PM: Dinner at The Steakhouse at Azul La Jolla

What better way to cap off your amazing weekend than to indulge a bit in an elegant dining experience. Steakhouse at Azul La Jolla provides just that. With their fresh steak and seafood menu, you’ll wonder why all other food doesn’t taste as good. Outdoors, a lush garden courtyard patio offers starlight dining around a contemporary glass-encircled fire ring.

  • Address: 1250 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Phone:(858) 454-9616
  • Hours: Sunday hours 10:00 am–9:30 pm
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