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They will see so much sea life in the tidal pools! Take photos to discuss what they are seeing to discuss later at home and make it into a hands-on learning experience about our sea life and environment!
Great place to go with kids and explore the tide pool life. Enter just before you enter the Cabrillo National Monument/Lighthouse. The Lighthouse is also fun to go see, but it cost you $5.00 unless you have one of those "Senior" pass - which you...More
Low tide (IMHO) is the best time to visit because you can see more. Be careful of the slippery rocks. Try to visit during the week, not on the weekends. Until about 6 years ago, it was free, but the State of CA decided that...More
Hike the area and you will feel at peace , If you love the outdoors you must go here , this is one of San Diego hidden gems ,
Most people by past this as they head for the lighthouse,but don’t
Nothing but beautiful mostly...More
Cabrillo National Monument may be less well known and less glamorous than La Jolla Cove, and it doesn't have the sea lions, but for sheer beauty, it has it beat. We didn't see the tide pools because we went in August, but seeing the waves...More
We went to Carillo to see the tide pools, but the walks do not include any tide pools. Lovely vistas of the ocean but none of the things we'd expected to see with our little ones (1, 4). Find another place to walk is my...More