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 24.14 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 54.5 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 44.61 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 29.91 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 36.73 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 17.65 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.64 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 24 (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 34.69 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30.41 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 31.7 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 38.28 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 36.08 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45.66 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 29.59 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50.77 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.71 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 54.85 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 31.12 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.39 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45.1 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of La Jolla is 191.94 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 63.82 (High)
    • Climate Index 97.08 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 34.82 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.12 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 72.95 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 71.77 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.01 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 135.09 (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 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 46.57 USD

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