The affluent seaside community of La Jolla, California boasts more than just beautiful homes and ocean views. Visitors and residents here can enjoy a wide variety of diversions including white, sandy beaches, championship golf courses, and top-notch museums.
The beaches of La Jolla attract people from all walks of life for a number of reasons. La Jolla Cove is a popular beach for swimming and scuba diving. Walking trails and park benches provide opportunities for residents to watch wildlife, including a number of oceangoing birds and seals. Just a few minutes from downtown, this beach is easy to access. Windandsea Beach is less suitable for swimming, but residents love walking along the shallows, tanning, and surfing the amazing waves here.
La Jolla is also home to the dual championship golf courses at Torrey Pines. These courses provide a combined 36 challenging holes and breathtaking cliff views of the Pacific Ocean. Locals also highly recommend the clubhouse grill for an afternoon or evening meal.
The La Jolla area also features a number of museums that reach a diverse range of interests. Art enthusiasts will love the Museum of Contemporary Art. Its sculpture garden is a must see set against the backdrop of the Pacific Ocean. The Stuart Collection is an excellent outdoor example of contemporary art. Visitors can enjoy the tropical southern California weather while examining interesting artworks. The Map and Atlas Museum of La Jolla is an interesting and educational experience for any visitor.
In addition to these excellent area attractions, La Jolla is less than 20 minutes from San Deigo and its shopping, dining, zoo, museums and more. La Jolla has many of the interesting attractions of a big city, while still maintaining the protected and private feel of a seaside resort town. Come visit La Jolla and its attractions today and see why so many people fall in love with this exquisite southern California community.