Cabrillo National Monument Point Loma, San Diego, California

 
00
    
Legend
  • Outdoors Activities travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: n/a
blackangel_66's pictureby blackangel_66 Outdoors Activities travel tip
added on the 5th of August, 2010
The Monument is located on the tip of the Point Loma peninsula. It was named after the Portuguese explorer who, from there discovered California.

The view from here is astonishing, the whole downtown of San Diego and Colorado Island are the most beautiful from up here.

There is a old style lighthouse - I love that stuff - the Old Loma Point Lighthouse. It was built in 1854 and now it's open for the public as a museum. There is also a smaller gift shop and theater next to the lighthouse.
Sights are nice here, but the best thing about Point Loma is the view!

Price:
Parking is $5 per day.

 
Gas Lamp QuarterNew Children's Museum
 
asterix's picture
asterix wrote on Aug 5, 2010 21:26:
This is where University of California, San Diego is, so we always saw a lot of students hanging around.Reply
 
 
 
 
Outdoors Activities
tips

Recent travel tips for San Diego

  • Red Fox
    An insider tip for San Diego is the Red Fox, which is a steakhouse with a piano lounge. The special thing about it is that you can actually get up play the piano and sing. There are also some old men singing and accompanying you on their [...]
    D: 5.7mi00
  • Las Americas Premium Outlets
    Las Americas Premium Outlets is the largest mall in the area of San Diego. With its statues and fountains it really creates a beautiful atmosphere and could even be considered nicest architectural Outlet Center in the region. There are a [...]
    D: 15.9mi00
  • The Mormon Temple
    The construction of the Mormon Temple of San Diego was led by the architect William S. Lewis II. and Kenneth Möller, their inspiration came from the Mormon temples in Salt Lake City and Washington DC. The white building is an excellent [...]
    D: 10.5mi00
  • The Old Town Esplanade
    The Old Town Esplanade is situated right in the heart of historic Old Town. There are a variety of shops, galleries and the Coyote Cafe, which offer excellent Mexican food and Mariachi music. [...]
    D: 3.2mi00
  • New Children's Museum
    New Children's Museum is a great project. It was opened in 2008 and has got a lot of programs for kids. The whole place was constructed of recycled materials and is very environmentally friendly. There are tunnels that lead to a place [...]
    D: 3.6mi00

Things about San Diego you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

San Diego Sights

Now, it can get pretty wild after dark at San Diego’s infamous nightlife district Gaslamp Quarter. However, the real wild life happens at the world renowned San Diego Zoo in Balboa Park and its extension the San Diego Wild Animal Park located at San Pasqual Valley. Together, these wildlife exhibits feature more than 7,000 animals of more than a thousand species. [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Vancouver, British Columbia
The best park I've ever visited! Strolling on the streets of Stanley Park in Vancouver in the late afternoon was the greatest part of my day. I...
Outdoors Activities: Stanley Park in Vancouver

Kassel, Germany
If you are interested in history, visit the 'Schloss Wilhelmshöhe' museum.
History & Culture: Schloss Wilhelmshöhe Museum

 

Munich, Germany
Greatest Pizza in Munich
General: Pizzeria Passaparola

Navodari, Romania
I was here as a kid but I remember that very close to this city (or maybe it was in the city...) is a place where you can see dolphin shows.
Family & Fun: Dolphin shows in Navodari

 

Oradea, Romania
One of the major attractions in Oradea would be the Castle built more than 800 years ago by the founder of the city, King St. Laszlo of Hungary. ...
History & Culture: The Castle of Oradea

Columbus, Ohio
Full of flowers on both sides of the paved way to the bookstores, the Book Loft is found in the German Village area of Columbus. There is a wide...
Shopping: Book Loft

 

Napa, California
The nicest place in Napa, I dare say. It's a French restaurant, as its name suggests and has an incredibly good cuisine. Everything is simply...
Food: Angèle

Page, Arizona
This is probably the most amazing canyon you can visit. Unfortunately, you cannot add any photos via this tool yet, but basically you feel like you...
Sightseeing: Antelope Canyon

 

Ponce Inlet, Florida
Dining on deck with dolphins jumping up and down beside you is really a unique experience. We were so lucky to get a glimpse of them playing in the...
Food: Down The Hatch Restaurant

Hue, Vietnam
WELCOME TO VIETNAM TRIP FINDER  CENTRAL TOURIST ONLINE SUPPORT BOOKING   We are Vietnam Trip Finder, Online Tourist Travel Agency...
General: Vietnam Your Best Promotion Travel

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*