Historic La Jolla
Walking Tours

La Jolla, California

Historic La Jolla Walking Tours

Our route traverses the heart of the La Jolla village, and the most iconic features of our coastal bluffs.

We walk approximately 3 leisurely miles,  pausing for discussion at numerous points of interest.

The duration is approximately 2 hours.

Note that we can tailor custom tours for those who desire shorter and/or 100% accessible options.    Please feel free to contact us.

Historic La Jolla Walking Tours

Our Route

About Our Tours

Elevate Your Beach Experience with Historic La Jolla Walking Tours

Overview of Ellen Scripps’ many contributions

Background on architecture and many fun facts

Various freebies available from select restaurants

Numerous gems unknown even to locals

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Think outside the sea lions!

This tour delivers an experience that only a village local can provide. We are based in the center of the village. You will learn the history of La Jolla, noteworthy architecture, residents both famous and infamous, witness the wildlife, visit 2 fault lines, enjoy the gorgeous coast, and collect tips and insights to help you maximize your visit – punctuated with numerous historic images of the early days. There is much more than meets the eye in La Jolla, and I guarantee you will learn at least 5 new things about our little coastal hamlet, even if you were born and bred here. We cover approximately 4 miles and walk a total of about 50 stairs. The route traverses the heart of the village, and the highlights of the coast. There are some hills so if you have concerns or seek more detail feel free to contact us. The standard tour is neither wheelchair nor stroller accessible, but we can design a custom tour for you that is! *Yes, you will see sea lions

Yes, you will see sea lions


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During this experience, places you will visit include:

  • Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
  • Girard Avenue and Prospect Street
  • The Cave Store
  • La Jolla Historical Society
  • St James by-The-Sea Episcopal Church

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