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10 Best Things To Do In Point Loma, California

10 Best Things To Do In Point Loma, California
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If you are planning to pay a visit to beautiful Point Loma, a community located in San Diego, you can get all the related and relevant information here. Late fall and winter are both great times to visit Point Loma, but if you visit in May, you can check out the religious festival of the “Festa do Espirito Santo”, put on by the Portuguese community. A variety of cultural programs, shows and concerts are put on by the local people, making this place a must visit for every tourist.

Point Loma is also celebrated for its elaborate Christmas decorations and brightly adorned boats, sailing on the bay, which forms a great view for onlookers. Continue reading to find about the best things to do in Point Loma, San Diego, California.

1. Cabrillo National Monument and Old Point Loma Lighthouse

Cabrillo National Monument is a beautiful historical site, located at the southern tip of Point Loma, San Diego, California. The place is a memorial to the landing of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, in San Diego Bay in the year 1542. The monument is designated as a California Historical Landmark and has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, since October 15, 1966.

The Old Point Loma Lighthouse is the highest point in the park and has been a San Diego attraction since 1855. The old lighthouse is now a museum and visitors may go in to have a look at some of the living areas.

Cabrillo National Monument and Old Point Loma Lighthouse

Address: 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USA

Website: Cabrillo National Monument and Old Point Loma Lighthouse

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2. Women's Museum of California



The Women’s Museum of California (WMofC) is a nonprofit museum, located in San Diego, California and dedicated to the history of women. It was founded in the year 1983, under the name of the “Women’s History Reclamation Project”. The museum is located at Liberty Station and has an exhibit space, a library, archives and a little store that features items that are exclusively handmade by women.

Women's Museum of California

Address 2730 Historic Decatur Rd #206, San Diego, CA 92106, USA

Website: Women’s Museum of California

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3. Sunset Cliffs Natural Park


Sunset Cliffs Natural Park is a city park at the western edge of Point Loma and covers an area of 68 acres (27.5 hectares). The park was dedicated in the year 1983 and stretches from Adair to Ladera Street. The park is adorned with beautifully carved coastal bluffs and arches, along with sea caves and is a very well-known place to view the sunset.

The Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

Address: Ladera Street, San Diego, CA 92107, USA

Website: The Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

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4. Point Loma Tide Pools

Point Loma Tide Pools

The Point Loma Tide Pools, popularly known as the Cabrillo Tide Pools, are located at the tip of Point Loma and face west, near the new Point Loma Lighthouse. These tide pools are the most comprehensive in San Diego County and are an admired destination for a classroom field trip. A vehicle is required to visit the lower area of the park and sole gripping shoes are recommended for a walk in the tide pool.

Point Loma Tide Pools

Address: 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego, CA 92106, USA

Website: Point Loma Tide Pools

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5.The San Diego Visions Art Museum

Visions Art Museum

The San Diego Visions Art Museum presents a broad collection of Spanish art. It is a fine arts museum, located in Balboa Park, in San Diego and was opened in the year 1926. The museum is a storehouse of Spanish art pieces, ranging from 5000 BC to 2012 AD. The museum attracts nearly half a million people, every year, and is the region’s oldest and largest art museum.

The San Diego Visions Art Museum

Address: 2825 Dewey Rd, San Diego, CA 92106, USA

Website: The San Diego Visions Art Museum

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6. Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery

Fort Rosecrans National Cementry

Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery is a federal military cemetery, located on the grounds of the former Army coastal artillery station, Fort Rosecrans. The cemetery is looked after by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and is nearly 10 miles (16 km) west of downtown San Diego.

The name of Fort Rosecrans derives its origin from William Starke Rosecrans, who was a Union general in the American Civil War. The cemetery was recognized as a California Historical Landmark on December 6, 1932. The cemetery covers an area of over 77.5 acres (31.4 hectares), on both sides of Catalina Blvd.

Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery

Address: 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USA

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7. San Diego Comic Art Gallery

San Diego Comic Art Gallery

The San Diego Comic Art Gallery is a multigenre entertainment and comic art gallery, located in San Diego, California. The art gallery was originally known as the Golden State Comic Book Convention and was founded in the year 1970, by a group of San Diegans. The museum primarily highlights comic books and science fiction, fantasy related film, television, and similar popular arts.

Forbes designated the gallery as the “largest convention of its kind in the world” and it is also the largest convention held in San Diego, with its more than 130,000 attendees.

San Diego Comic Art Gallery

Address: 2765 Truxtun Rd, San Diego, CA 92106, USA

Website: San Diego Comic Art Gallery

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8. The New Americans Museum

the New Americans Museum, a unique institution cultivating tolerance, understanding and appreciation of our regions...

Posted by New Americans Museum on Wednesday, 9 September 2015

The New Americans Museum is located in the Liberty Station in San Diego and features exhibits on themes of immigration, as well as an oral and visual history studio and diverse events. The museum is a celebration and presentation of art ,education, culture and history, which is reflected in both past and current programs.

New Americans Museum

Address: 2825 Dewey Rd, San Diego, CA 92106, USA

Website: New Americans Museum

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9. San Diego Seal Tours

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The San Diego Seal Tour is a well-known tourist destination for sea lovers. The word “SEAL” is an acronym for “Sea and Land” adventure tour. Tourists go on the tour in a specially designed vehicle, which is fit to navigate both the land and the sea and is driven by an experienced captain.

San Diego Seal Tours

Address: 500 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

Website: San Diego Seal Tours

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10. San Diego Bay Walk

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San Diego Bay is a natural harbor and deepwater port, located in San Diego County, California, near the U.S.-Mexico border. The bay is 12 miles long (19.3 km) and 1 to 3 miles (1.6 to 4.8 km) wide and is the third largest of the three large, protected natural bays on California’s entire coastline. It is considered one of the best natural harbors on the west coast of North America.

San Diego Bay Walk

Address 789 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-7710

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A must-visit place in San Diego!

Point Loma is a must visit place for nature and culture lovers.The city also has a few small parks, golf courses and recreation centers, with welcoming, pleasant weather and is a great stop for tourists from around the world. Book your tickets as soon as possible because Point Loma is waiting for you.

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