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Point Loma, San Diego

4.7
Geologic Formation · Hidden Gem · Historic Walking Area
With stunning views, historic sights, warm beaches, and a welcoming community, Point Loma is a gem of the West Coast. This hilly peninsula covers 1,800 hectares (4,400 acres), and offers opportunities for hiking, swimming, and surfing. Explore some of the famous landmarks, such as the iconic lighthouse and the national cemetery. The Cabrillo National Monument marks the long history of the peninsula, celebrating the first European mission that landed on America’s Pacific coast. The west side houses the Sunset Cliffs, a geological formation that contains dinosaur fossils. Take care while exploring the cliffs, especially on windy days, as they might be wet and unstable. By using our San Diego trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Point Loma and other attractions in San Diego.
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  • Lovely place to go to enjoy the ocean. There’s a tide pool to check out all the creatures and a couple of beaches.  more »
  • Point Loma is a beautiful place with lots to see just minutes from downtown San Diego. We enjoyed the commanding view of the Naval station and watching the fighter jets and transport planes taking...  more »

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