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La Jolla Playhouse

Location: La Jolla – Sharing land with UC San Diego (13 Miles/ 20 Minutes North of Downtown San Diego)

Performances: Year-Round

Cost: Individual Tickets from $25 to $75

Features: Dozens of Tony Award Winning Broadway Productions started at the La Jolla Playhouse


Paragliding at Torrey Pines Gliderport

Location: Torrey Pines (15 Miles / 20 Minutes North of Downtown San Diego)

Open Daily: 9AM – 5PM

Cost: $150

Features: Paraglide or Handglide above Ocean Cliffs; Or, come watch those who do!


Torrey Pines State Park

Location: Torrey Pines (19 Miles/ 20 Minutes North of Downtown San Diego)

Open Daily: Dawn – Dusk

Cost: $8 per Vehicle / Free if You Park on Torrey Pines Road.

Features: Beautiful Landscape of Canyons and Beach-Side Cliffs; Panoramic Ocean Views; Beach; Hiking Trails; Popular Cycling Route; Dolphins, Whales


Torrey Pines Golf Course

Where is it: Torrey Pines (15 Miles / 20 Minutes North of Downtown San Diego)

Pro Shop Hours: Year-Round; Dawn – Dusk

Golf Course Rates: Play on the Torrey Pines North Course ranges from $24 – $50 for City of San Diego Residents and $60 – $125 for Non-Residents. Play on the Torrey Pines South Course ranges from $37 – $76 for Residents and $110 – $229 for Non-Residents.

Things to Do & See: Play golf on seaside cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, which hosts the Annual PGA Farmers Insurance Open (formerly the Buick) and hosted the 2008 U.S. Open; Pick up souvenirs from the large Torrey Pines Pro Shop; Visit the Golf Course as part of my Coastal San Diego Tour.


Community Walking & Cycling Tours

Location: Downtown San Diego, Coronado, Balboa Park, Old Town, Pacific Beach, La Jolla

Schedule: Walking Tours are Daily; Bike Tours are on Weekends or by Request

Cost: $20 – $50

Features: Walking and Cycling Tours of Popular San Diego Communities


Converting Currency in San Diego

There are several locations where foreign visitors can convert currency in San Diego.  The main currency exchange company in San Diego is Travelex, the world’s largest retail operator.  There are two locations at the San Diego Airport and several more throughout San Diego County.  Their details and a currency converter are provided below.


Zipcar (Flex Car) in San Diego

Zipcar provides cars that can be rented by the hour or by the day. They have two locations in San Diego – the UCSD campus, which is near La Jolla Shores, Torrey Pines, and University City and the UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest, just a few miles north of downtown San Diego. Check for new San Diego locations on the Zipcar web site. You must apply to be a Zipcar member in advance. Learn more about Zipcar. If you are looking for Flex Car, the company was acquired by Zipcar.

Tour San Diego at a Leisurely Pace on a Segway

A Segway is a personal transport vehicle. As long as you can stand comfortably, your motorized Segway will take you around town at about 6 – 9 mph. You can take a guided tour on Segways around San Diego or rent them for your own use. Listed below are the local Segway companies and the tours they offer.


La Jolla Visitor Information Center

Location: La Jolla (13 miles / 20 minutes North of Downtown San Diego)

Hours: Generally open 10AM – 4PM on weekends and 11AM – 4PM on weekdays; Extended Hours during Summer.

Services: Professionally trained staff and volunteers to assist with San Diego vacation plans, brochures, maps, and discount tickets.

Host: San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau

Printable San Diego Visitor Planning Guide – 175 pages.

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