Come for the
snack bar; stay for
the fire pits.
Hotel and Spa
Have dinner at The
Atoll, then roast some
s’mores at a fire pit
overlooking Sail Bay
The fire pits here
have their own
that’s how cool
Snag a pit under the
bridge and listen
for the live music
coming from Barefoot
Bar across the bay.
Enjoy views of the
sparkling San Diego
skyline as you warm
yourself by the fire.
Bring Fido; dogs
are welcome here
day or night.
If your up in the North County, light it up at the pier in Oceanside
Black’s has two claims to fame: It’s beloved
among surfers, and known as San Diego’s unofficial clothing-optional beach, so brace yourself for some birthday suit sightings. The most
popular route to the beach is down the bluffs at
the Torrey Pines Gliderport. It’s a steep climb
and trails can be unsteady, so be cautious.
This beach has a distinctly SoCal vibe like no
other. Bike or Rollerblade along the boardwalk,
from Belmont Park to Pacific Beach, and stop
in to one of the many beachfront eateries for ice
cream, tacos, or a refreshing beverage.
La Jolla Shores
This pristine stretch of shoreline with a park and
grassy picnic area is a great place to hang out for
the day. The soft waves at low tide make it a
perfect spot for beginners learning
to surf. Don’t miss La Jolla Cove,
where seals frolic and lounge in
the protected Children’s Pool.
This 24-hour off-leash beach
has calm, shallow water for
your pup to play in. Nearby is
Ocean Beach, a popular surf spot and
home to one of the longest piers on the West
Coast, extending a half-mile into the ocean.
Go to page 32 for more fun
things to do along La Jolla’s
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