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La Jolla Tide Pools

What there is to see and do at the La Jolla Tide Pools in Southern California! From seals to beaches it is a family friendly place to explore. Great restaurants and shopping there too.

La Jolla Tide Pools

We took a trip to the La Jolla tide pools the other day to see seals and play in the sand/water. It was really a lot more fun than we expected it to be. We ended up at the La Jolla Cove tide pool area and this is what we saw. San Diego is such a great area!

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La Jolla Tide Pools

It is quite gorgeous when you find the stairs behind the bathroom area. There were vendors up at the top too with goodies and hot dogs if you wanted a bite.

There was a stage for singing too and it looked like concerts were held quite often there. Have you been here??

La Jolla Tide Pool

La Jolla Tide Pools Low Tide

When we were at the bottom we found some shallow pools to put our feet in and this gorgeous view with seals right across from it.

We showed up mid day so it was high tide so there was less to see as far as finding little creatures were concerned. It was still a great area to hang out for the day.

 La Jolla kids beach

La Jolla Tide Pools Pictures

We went to look around a bit and very near was an area where the seals were just enjoying their day in the sun!

They came quite close to you and there were several people hanging out on the rocks near them. This whole area is called Children’s Pool with parking on Coast Blvd. A great way for kids to get pretty up close to otherwise aloof sea animals they would normally just see at Sea World.

I would highly recommend if you are visiting this area, or have toddlers – teenagers visiting this area. It’s a very low cost adventure your whole family can enjoy.

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Rebecca Anne Hernandez

Monday 12th of June 2017

The La Jolla tidepools are a great day trip to take with the kids during the summer. There is a great breakfast place to visit called the cottage that has amazing French toast is right by the water.


Wednesday 8th of March 2017

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