Free & Cheap Things to Do in La Jolla, CA

  • The list below includes 275 free or cheap things to do in or near La Jolla, California, including 89 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Kayaking, Aquariums and Cooking Classes.
  • From Mount Soledad to Windansea Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in La Jolla and in nearby cities within 25 miles like La Mesa, Chula Vista, San Diego and Santee.
  • The list below includes 275 free or cheap things to do in or near La Jolla, California, including 89 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Kayaking, Aquariums and Cooking Classes.
  • From Mount Soledad to Windansea Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in La Jolla and in nearby cities within 25 miles like La Mesa, Chula Vista, San Diego and Santee.
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0.0 Miles
The Adrenalina Skateboard Marathon is a 26.2 mile race on skateboards set to promote health, fitness, and action sports
1.6 Miles
95% 2808 votes
Mountains 6905 La Jolla Scenic Drive South, La Jolla, CA 92037 MoreLess Info
A moving memorial to deceased American veterans, the Mount Soledad Memorial is located in La Jolla, California. The black stone edifice bears the names and photographs of hundreds of fallen heroes.
0.6 Miles
96% 346 votes
Beaches 6800 Neptune Place, La Jolla, CA 92083 MoreLess Info
Windansea Beach often has great surfing conditions. Therefore, it often serves as the homeport for some of surfers very best athletes including Joey Cabell, Pat Curren, Mike Diffenderfer, Chris O'Rourke, Mickey Munoz and Butch Van Artsdalen. Swimmers can swim in the lifeguard protected area.
1.3 Miles
93% 13238 votes
Beaches Off Coast Blvd., La Jolla, CA MoreLess Info
La Jolla, California is home to the La Jolla Cove, a sheltered, small beach with pristine waters that draws smaller crowds than other nearby beaches. The calm water is excellent for beginning kayakers and surfers.
1.8 Miles
93% 2035 votes
Neighborhoods 8200 Camino del Oro, La Jolla, CA MoreLess Info
La Jolla Shores is arguably the most scenic spot in the San Diego area. Enjoy a cup of coffee or a morning jog on these miles of coastline.
1.1 Miles
80% 1574 votes
Beaches 850 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 MoreLess Info
The La Jolla Children's Pool is a popular spot for wading, swimming and spending time with the sea lions and harbor seals that have adopted the Pool as their own. Parking is free, but paid lots are also available. Lifeguards are on duty.
3.4 Miles
91% 214 votes
Colleges & Universities 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 MoreLess Info
The University California, San Diego one of the world's top public research universities. It is located in La Jolla, California.It is organized into five graduate schools, six residential colleges,and two professional medical schools
4.1 Miles
91% 220 votes
Beaches 2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037 MoreLess Info
With views from of its cliffs out over the Pacific Ocean, Black's Beach is a place for surfing, campfires, walking, and playing in the sea. Sand volleyball courts and nets are set up for visitors to enjoy.
0.5 Miles
Visitor Centers 7430 1/2 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037 MoreLess Info
Clients of We Love Tourists experience La Jolla on Segways. These machines are safe, stable and make it easy to cover large distances without exhaustion. We Love Tourists also offers walking tours of attractions such as Sea World.
0.4 Miles
93% 59 votes
Farmers Markets Corner of Girard Avenue & Genter Street, La Jolla, CA MoreLess Info
The students and staff of La Jolla Elementary are helped by the La Jolla Open Aire Market which is placed on their upper playground every Sunday. Essentially, it is a Farmer's Market with a diverse food court, farm-fresh produce, artisans, and live music.
0.8 Miles
81% 360 votes
Caverns & Caves La Jolla, CA MoreLess Info
Located within the La Jolla Underwater Park Ecological Reserve, La Jolla Caves is a series of seven caves that are about 75 million years old. Six of the caves must be reached by boat or kayak.
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