What You Should Know About North San Diego Coast
Are you thinking of a Getaway to the North San Diego Coast?
There are many sights and activities for the whole family to explore and enjoy on the North San Diego Coast Line. Starting at the Jewel of the North San Diego Coast Line – La Jolla, California
Set on the Jagged Cliffs you will find this cozy town lined with Exceptional Boutiques and the Finest Ocean View Dining.
Famous for the La Jolla Cove where you can view the Sea Lions or you can take out a Kayak and test your skills (you will just need to get off the Beach) for those of you that enjoy a game of Golf you will find one of the Elite Golf courses – Torrey Pines.
Torrey Pines is one an Elite Golf Course, where you may want to test your game on the this Elite Golf Course http://www.torreypinesgolfcourse.com/
Courtesy of John & Marie Sharp – Redbubble
Next on our Journey is the Exclusive Del Mar which is Famous for two Events.
First is the Del Mar Race Track http://www.dmtc.com/ “Where the Turf meets the Surf” and the Second is the San Diego County Fair
All excitement aside there is some really cool History here, downtown which dates back to the 1880”s, has many historic buildings like the Library which is a great place to browse.
Further up the Coast is the Artsy town of Solana Beach which is known for the Fiesta de Sol (Fletchers Cove) http://www.solanabeachchamber.com/chamber/fiestadelsol/
Courtesy of Living West Realty http://www.livingwestof5.com/Solana+Beach/index.htm
Here is some History of Downtown, Solana Beach, home to the La Paloma Theater built in 1928 and was one of the first theaters to show “Talkies”
Solana Beach also has Open Air Art Markets great for someone looking for something unusual and hand created with a certain flair. You may want to come a little later in the day and Dance the Night away at the Famous Belly up Tavern http://www.bellyup.com/venue/detail/belly-up
“The internationally acclaimed Belly Up Tavern located in Solana Beach, has a long history of bringing great live music to the San Diego area. The Belly Up has been continually voted “San Diego’s Best Live Music Venue” by several publications including the Union Tribune, The Reader and San Diego Magazine as well as heralded as one of the hottest clubs on the west coast by Rolling Stone Magazine “
If you are into relaxing on the Beaches you definitely want to go to Moonlight Beach or Swami’s Beach and do not forget to enjoy “A Cup of Joe” at one of the local Coffee Shops.
Courtesy of Salona Beach Chamber
“The visitor center at the San Elijo Lagoon is open to the public from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday – Sunday. The center is an excellent vantage point from which to explore the Ecological Reserve and its more than seven miles of hiking trails. Admission to the nature center is free. On Saturdays, you can join a Conservancy naturalist for a free guided walk at 10 am.”
Entering the Village of Carlsbad,
Carlsbad State Beach, also known as Tamarack Beach, stretches from the the warm water jetties, just south of Tamarack Avenue, to Frazee Beach, near Carlsbad Village Drive.
The Tamarack Beach Resort is located right across from Frazee Beach and the Carlsbad Seawall, a paved 4-mile walking path along the coast, extending from Carlsbad Village drive to Cannon. The seawall separates Carlsbad State Beach from Coast Hwy 101, where you can find people walking, jogging, and cycling.
Frazee Beach and Seawall – Courtesy of Life in North Country http://lifeinnorthcounty.com/tag/carlsbad-california/
Oceanside is considered the “Gateway between Metropolitan San Diego and Los Angeles”.
San Luis Rey Mission a National Historic Landmark
“Welcome to Mission San Luis Rey de Francia, a National Historic Landmark founded in 1798 located in Oceanside, California. Known as the “King of the Missions”, it is the largest of the 21 California Missions.”
and the second is the Historical Oceanside Pier, spanning 1,942 feet in length this is the longest wooden pier on the West Coast.
Just a quick tip for the Fisherman in your Family, they do not need a Fishing License to fish on the Pier
Courtesy of the City of Carlsbad – http://news.carlsbadca.gov/pr/ca/new-sewer-main-will-protect-buena-196285.aspx
“Home to the Buena Vista Audubon Nature Center, and California’s first Ecological Reserve, Buena Vista Lagoon is a 223-acre wetland habitat located within the cities of Carlsbad and Oceanside. It is owned and managed by the California Department of Fish and Game. At least 103 bird species, 18 mammals, and 14 amphibians and reptiles live in and around the lagoon, and many more birds visit during spring and fall migrations. Altogether, over 200 bird species have been observed.”
What are some of your favorite sights and or pictures on the North San Diego Coast?
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- How to vacation in San Diego on a budget (mint.com)
- Beautiful Beaches in California – Beaches San Diego – Beaches Solana Beach – Beaches Encinitas (2010calibaja.wordpress.com)