View Attractions Related to: Military Museums & Presenceby TourGuideTim
Location: Point Loma (9 Miles / 20 Minutes West of Downtown San Diego)
Open Daily: 9AM – 5PM (last entry 4:30PM)
Cost: $5 per Vehicle
Features: Best Views of Downtown San Diego, San Diego Bay, and the Pacific Ocean; Tidepools; Hiking; Lighthouse Tour; Whale Watching; Visitor Center Exhibitions and Films about Juan Cabrillo, the First European Explorer to Arrive in California.
Location: La Jolla (12 Miles / 20 Minutes North of Downtown San Diego)
Open Daily: Dawn – Dusk
Features: Park With Panoramic Views of San Diego County and the Pacific Ocean; Includes Views to Mexico and Los Angeles Mountains; Accessible on a top rated Sightseeing Tour from downtown San Diego.
Location: Oceanside (38 Miles / 40 Minutes North of Downtown San Diego)
Open Weekdays: 7:30AM – 4PM (1PM on Fridays); Closed on Weekends
Cost: Free; Must Show Driver’s License and have Proof of Car Insurance to enter Camp Pendleton
Features: Relics of Past Conflicts including Tanks, Missile Carriers, Howitzer, and other Combat Vehicles
Location: Campo (51 Miles / 1.25 Hours East of Downtown San Diego)
Hours: 11AM – 5PM on Saturdays and Sundays
Cost: $2 (Free for Kids).
Features: History of Early Life in the American West Frontier, Buffalo Soldiers, and the U.S. Cavalry at Camp Lockett.
Location: Imperial Sand Dunes Recreational Area (150 Miles / 2.5 Hours East of Downtown San Diego)
Open Daily: Open Year-Round (October – May are the Main Months)
Cost: $25 per Vehicle and Up. (See Fee Information Below.)
Features: World’s Most Popular Sand Dunes; Off-Roading; Hiking; Horseback Riding; Camping
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