La Jolla Tourism

La Jolla (/ləˈhɔɪ.ə/; Spanish: [la ˈxoʎa]) is a community within the city of San Diego, California, United States. It is a hilly seaside community, occupying 7 miles (11 km) of curving coastline along the Pacific Ocean within the northern city limits. The 2004 estimated population was 42,808. La Jolla is surrounded on three sides by ocean bluffs and beaches and is located 12 miles (19 km) north of Downtown San Diego, and 40 miles (64 km) south of Orange County California, The climate is mild, with an average daily temperature of 70.5 °F (21.4 °C) La Jolla is home to a variety of businesses in the areas of lodging, dining, shopping, software, finance, real estate, bio-engineering, medical practice and scientific research. The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is located in La Jolla, as are the Salk Institute, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (part of UCSD), Scripps Research Institute, and the headquarters of National University (though its academic campuses are elsewhere).


A gorgeous beach town in California, La Jolla almost signifies all things jolly and merry! This is one place in California that has some of the most mesmeric sunsets, that turn the colors of the ambiance, no less than magic. While the ideal thing to do, here would be to check-in into a lovely resort, perhaps an all-inclusive one. Listed below are some must-see attractions of La Jolla.

Visit La Jolla for its terrific watersports, art galleries, helicopter tours and gorgeous landmarks. The La Jolla Cove has been ruling the La Jolla tourism for quite a while now. The Mount Soledad, is one of the most important landmarks in the city given the fact that this is where Mount Soledad cross is erected. The La Jolla Shores Park is a gorgeous beach to do the typical beach things like surfing, swimming and just being a beach bum basically! There are plenty of more options in the city to cater to every like and requirement. 


The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of La Jolla

  • Know the pollution level of La Jolla before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 21.88 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 53.65 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 44.39 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 28.58 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35.64 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 16.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 17.45 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 22.92 (Low)
  • How safe is La Jolla for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in La Jolla.

    • Burglary and Theft 32.26 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.99 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 29.62 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.36 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 34.24 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 43.82 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 27.42 (Low)
    • Drug offense 48.66 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.29 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55.91 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.49 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.2 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 42.93 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of La Jolla is 194.93 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 65.76 (High)
    • Climate Index 97.08 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 33.02 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38.51 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 72.68 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 71.72 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.88 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 138.55 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in La Jolla

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 46.53 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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