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Cabrillo National Monument

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1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr, San Diego, CA 92123

Old Point Loma Light, Cabrillo National Monument, Point Loma, San Diego, California
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Cabrillo National Monument - Reviews from across the web

Awesome views! - user review
Situated in the Southwestern corner of San Diego, this place is incredibly scenic! We went to a point called Ocean view, where we can see the Pacific Ocean on 2 sides and the S...

breath taking - user review
The trip does not start at Cabrillo National Monument. I have a child buried at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery so that is where our trip started. It is a beautiful drive along the ocean. A...

Lovely views - user review
Visitors Center Check out the amazing views of the bay, city, and ocean from the terrace. We went on a very clear day and could spot Tijuana! I very much enjoyed the historial exhib...

Cabrillo National Monument - expert review
This 144-acre preserve marks the site of the first European visit to San Diego, made by 16th-century explorer Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo (circa 1498-1543) -- historians have never conclusively determined whether he was Spanish or Portuguese. Cabrillo, who had earlier gone on voyages with Hern&aa...

Chillin' - user review
The only thing is there is nowhere to buy lunch, because this is a great all day activity. It is beautiful to be at....

No title - user review
On the advice of our hotel staff we made our way up to Cabrillo National Monument (A 20-30 minute drive from downtown) and we were so glad we went. The view is breathtaking. There is a ...

child-like fun - user review
being part of the park it is a must go since youve already paid for the entrance fee. the drive down has a nice view of the sea. the splash/tide pool is very different to w...

Wonderful place to visit - user review
Our family loved visiting the tidepools here. The views are incredible. For five dollars you can come as many times as you want for a week. We came back to the...

Excellent Views! - user review
You can see the whole San Diego cityscape from Cabrillo. People have taken pictures of the city & the snow capped mtns before. Walking around the tide pools is lots of fun. S...

Cabrillo Monument - user review
At the far end of San Diego, at the far end of Point Park, is the best view of the area. The Cabrillo National Monument is part of the National Park Service and is absolutely the best view of the area. I could sit up there for hours just watching the boats go by. You have full view of the sub statio...

My family history on Display at the Lighthouse - user review
There is a an original Daguerreotype of a child in christing clothes on the table of the main room in the Lighthouse. This child was my Grandfather (Robert (Burt) D Israel and he...

Must See Attraction in San Diego with Gorgeous View - user review
The Cabrillo Monument is a must see while in San Diego. There are breath taking views of the Harbor and interesting museum and information center. I found more information about gray wh...

May 2005 Very Impressive, beautiful Views - user review
I agree do not miss Cabrillo National Monument. They say Location is everything and it is true. Close and easy to find in the city, yet a world away. While I like to sight see, my fam...

The BEST Views of San Diego - user review
Cabrillo National Monument and the Point Loma Lighthouse provide the BEST view of San Diego harbor. On a clear day, which is most days in this great city, you feel as though you c...

Must see! - user review
Point Loma is one of our favorite spots in San Diego and we go twice a year. So much to do in the Cabrillo Monument area - see the old and new lighthouses, visit the museum and ...

No title - user review
On a clear day, you can see forever . . . or at least to Coronado! Cabrillo National Monument gives a beautiful view of the city and provides a glimpse into some of San Diego's earlie...

What a view! What a place! - user review
What a place. Worth the time to visit when you are in San Diego. Fortunately a nice man in Old Town told us of the location on Point Loma and boy am i glad we went. A great view of ...

Killer view - user review
While the monument is interesting, and the nearby tide pools are educational and fun, the real star here is the fantastic view of San Diego and the Pacific Ocean. It's really spectacula...

Cabrillo National Monument | Museum/Attraction Review | San Diego | Frommers.com - expert review
Breathtaking views mingle with the early history of San Diego, which began when Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo arrived in 1542. His statue dominates the tip of Point Loma, 422 feet above sea level, which is also a vantage point for watching migra...

Beautiful View - user review
I have a friend who was married here. You can enjoy a beautiful view from the cliffs, which you should definitely go fo...

Great views of San Diego - user review
Cabrillo National Monument is a great way to get your bearings if you are visiting San Diego. The monument itself overlooks the entire city of San Diego, and on a clear day you can see Cor...

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