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Beaches & Bays

70 miles of glorious coastline is San Diego's signature attraction

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Discover the best beaches for families and off-leash dogs, beaches coveted by the world’s top surfers and the best beaches for bonfires, bike rides, tide pooling and more.  So grab your beach towels, slather on the sunscreen, and get out to explore some of the finest beaches and bays in the world.

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San Diego 24-mile Bike Route

Palm trees and the sun-soaked coastline make the Bayshore Bikeway an iconic ride, and a must if you’re looking for a memorable cycling outing during your stay in San Diego.

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7 Ways to Make a Splash in San Diego

Dive into these 7 big, bright water-related San Diego adventures

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Where to Surf in San Diego

If you already know how to surf, you'll find a variety of different of waves and conditions along San Diego's 70 miles of open ocean coastline to suit your individual style.

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San Diego Dog Beaches and Off Leash Dog Parks

Find dog-friendly beaches and off leash dog parks in San Diego that are great for your dog to perfect its doggy-paddle, play fetch, or have a snore-fest on the warm sand.

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Big Bay Boom!

Jul 4, 2021

The Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show is back, promising another spectacular display over San Diego Bay. Fireworks will be discharged simultaneously from barges placed strategically around the Bay off Shelter Island, Harbor Island, Embarcadero North, Seaport Village, Embarcadero South Marina Park and Coronado Ferry Landing. The impeccably choreographed display will last approximately 17 minutes.

Come down to the bay and enjoy the biggest fireworks show in San Diego!

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Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular at SeaWorld

Jul 4, 2021

SeaWorld will celebrate Independence Day with a 15-minute display of fireworks set to a patriotic soundtrack.

More details to come.

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Celebrate July 4th at George's at the Cove

Jul 4, 2021

Celebrate Independence Day with dinner and an incredible view of the La Jolla fireworks. Join us at George's at the Cove on Sunday, July 4, 2021, for a three-course prix fixe dining experience, with seating on the Ocean Terrace and at Level2. 

The menu includes Summer Greens Salad, choice of Steak Frites, Grilled Salmon, Grilled Cauliflower or O.T. Cheeseburger, and Peach Cobbler for dessert!. The fireworks show begins at 9PM. Watch from your table and enjoy one of the best viewing spots in La Jolla!


Reserve your table today: https://www.georgesatthecove.com/blog/july-fourth

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PRIVATE SUNSET AND NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

Nov 4, 2020 - ongoing

Learn how to capture the essence of the late-day light and magical nighttime beauty of America’s finest city, on an Instagrammable private photography tour. Whether mastering how to shoot our outstanding coastal scenery or our lit-up fairytale-like urban wonders, your private tour will be led personally by Julie Kremen, an award winning professional photographer and certified tour guide. Read the reviews and see why she is top-rated on TripAdvisor, and Yelp.

Julie works closely with you before the tour to nail down exactly what you want to concentrate on so you can get the most out of your experience. Contact us to book a private session, boost your shooting skills and make your friends say “Wow!” when they see your photos!

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San Diego 24-mile Bike Route

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7 Ways to Make a Splash in San Diego

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Where to Surf in San Diego

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San Diego Dog Beaches and Off Leash Dog Parks

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Big Bay Boom!

Jul 4, 2021
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Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular at SeaWorld

Jul 4, 2021
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Celebrate July 4th at George's at the Cove

Jul 4, 2021
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PRIVATE SUNSET AND NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

Nov 4, 2020 - ongoing
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La Jolla Shores Hotel
Valid: Jun 2 - ongoing

Stay with us for two nights Sunday through Thursday and the third night is on us!* Enjoy an extra night to take in the sunset, walk on the beach and breathe in the fresh ocean air!

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Weekday Perk!

La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club
Valid: Jun 2 - Jun 30, 2021

Stay with us for two nights Monday through Thursday and get the third night free!* That's 24 hours more on the beach, tennis courts and relaxation! 

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Escape to La Jolla!

Embassy Suites Hotel San Diego - La Jolla
Valid: May 5 - ongoing

Planning to Escape this Summer? Looking for a new and exciting Adventure? Visit La Jolla and learn why we are the "Jewel" of San Diego!  La Jolla truly offers something for everyone, relax on a...

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