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La Jolla Caves

  • 1325 Coast Blvd. S Map It
  • La Jolla
  • Cave

Published 05/18/2016

Fodor's Review

It's a walk of 145 sometimes slippery steps down a tunnel to Sunny Jim, the largest of the caves in La Jolla Cove and the only one reachable by land. This is a one-of-a-kind local attraction, and worth the time if you have a day or two to really enjoy La Jolla. The man-made tunnel took two years to dig, beginning in 1902; later, a shop was built at its entrance. Today the Sunny Jim Cave Store, a throwback to that early shop, is still the entrance to the cave. The shop sells jewelry and watercolors by local artists.

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1325 Coast Blvd. S, La Jolla, California, 92037, United States

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  • $5
  • Daily 10–5

Published 05/18/2016


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