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Point Loma

San Diego, CA
+1 619-553-9381
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A lookout point above San Diego Bay and home of the Cabrillo monument.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tide pools” (215 reviews)
“light house” (90 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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San Diego, CA
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+1 619-553-9381
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"tide pools"
in 215 reviews
"light house"
in 90 reviews
"cabrillo monument"
in 77 reviews
"military cemetery"
in 40 reviews
"shelter island"
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"low tide"
in 55 reviews
"national park"
in 41 reviews
"the pacific ocean"
in 63 reviews
"naval base"
in 35 reviews
"view of san diego"
in 26 reviews
"visitor center"
in 43 reviews
"sunset cliffs"
in 28 reviews
"liberty station"
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"vantage point"
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"coronado island"
in 49 reviews
"breathtaking views"
in 25 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 26 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been here several times and it is always interesting and the views are great. Nice gift shop and also nice views outside gift shop.

Thank GSKarzen
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful and scenic,clean,can spend as much time as you want but the best views I had the privilege of having was on the Pt.Nazarene College grounds overlooking Ocean Beach.Has cliffs overlooking ocean and other sites.

1  Thank jmid7777
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The views are spectacular and it is worth the park entrance fee to take the drive in. Put on your hiking shoes and wander the trails. Very informative information about the passage of water you see and the lighthouse is wonderfully set up to imagine...More

Thank loonalaska
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Point Loma was a highlight of a short trip that my husband and I made to San Diego for a work conference. We had only a short time there due to our schedule and so only enjoyed the Cabrillo National Monument (commemorating the first...More

Thank Leslie O
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in San Diego, do not miss Point Loma. It gives you 360 degree views of San Diego and the Pacific Ocean. If you are hikers, bring your hiking gear and you can both enjoy the views and get in a fantastic hike....More

Thank CJCJAG
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To drive up to Point Loma, you have to pay $15 to get in because it is a national monument named for the Spanish explorer Juan Cabrillo who landed here in 1542. The area is also part of a military base and national cemetery. There...More

Thank James H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Home of the Cabrillo National Monument! We visited in June and weather was good this particular day. Visibility was good and we had fantastic views of San Diego and could watch the aeroplanes taking off and landing on the runway. The sea was beautifully blue...More

Thank galaxygirl26
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was cool to go up in the lighthouse and see where the keeper and his family lived, We also went down the cliffside trail(once we found it)… It had info boards along the trail. You basically walk down and back up. It would be...More

Thank Lori M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a beautiful site to visit. Must see in San Diego. Lot's of history, beautiful ocean, nature, gift shop impressive.

Thank Multicolor
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Point Loma is basically the point of land where the Cabrillo National Monument is located. There is a lot to see and do here: the old point lighthouse, the tidal pools and the monument to Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo. A large area of the point is...More

1  Thank jer b
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janicedyer1
6 June 2017|
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Response from murraysmom2015 | Reviewed this property |
yes, there are some old barracks there and some other operations along with a very large and beautiful cemetery
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Terry D
12 August 2015|
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Response from MarriedLady2014 | Reviewed this property |
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