Family-Friendly Attractions near La Jolla
Explore the best of La Jolla and San Diego during your stay at Inn by the Sea La Jolla. We’re located just a short walk or drive from the area’s top attractions, including the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld® San Diego, and Birch Aquarium. Just ask one of our helpful staff members for suggestions on the best things to do during your stay.
San Diego Zoo
Located about 15 miles from our hotel, the San Diego Zoo welcomes visitors of all ages for year-round exhibits, events, and fun-filled family activities. With special events for your little ones like Early Morning with Pandas or Breakfast with Koalas, you’ll discover the perfect family outing just a sort drive from our hotel. In addition, the San Diego Zoo is home to all your favorite animals, attractions, and rides. With unique animal encounters, recreational play areas, and engaging animal shows, you’ll count this as a big vacation win.
SeaWorld San Diego
In San Diego, the ocean comes to life with incredible one-on-one encounters with the creatures of the sea. Discover rides, shows, and exhibits less than 8 miles from our hotel. Get some face time with majestic ocean residents at Dolphin Point or Penguin Encounter. Take a ride on the Manta rollercoaster, and make time to experience Journey to Atlantis and Shipwreck Rapids. San Diego is known for its proximity to beautiful underwater landscapes, and there is no better place to continue that journey than SeaWorld San Diego.
More Nearby Attractions:
- The Map & Atlas Museum of La Jolla—across the street
- Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego—0.2 mile
- Seal Rock and Point Mencinger—0.3 mile
- Rocky Point and Scripps Park—0.3 mile
- La Jolla Cove—0.5 mile
- La Jolla Cave—0.5 mile
- Sunny Jim’s Sea Cave—1 mile
- San Diego-La Jolla Underwater Park—1.3 miles
- Birch Aquarium—2.6 miles