A Walk Around Buena Vista Lagoon

Buena Vista Lagoon

 On the morning of March 9, 2018, my mother-in-law and I decided to trip to the Buena Vista Lagoon in Oceanside, California.

I had been here before but never taken the quarter-mile hike outside the Buena Vista Lagoon Audubon’s Nature Center.

I have been intrigued ever since, so we are back!

Come and join me for a tour!

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Showcasing the Best Beaches of La Jolla

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Today I would like to showcase a few of the best beaches of La Jolla in the hope that the beauty and wonder will encourage others to visit San Diego and experience the loveliness firsthand.

 La Jolla is a seaside community situated on top of towering cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, located 20 minutes north of Downtown San Diego.

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Exploring North Pacific Beach

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One day I decided to head down to the coast to do more research on my website. So,  I had my itinerary ready, with over 12 beaches to check out, starting with North Pacific Beach.

I was fortunate that it was such a lovely day, and it was so warm that I didn’t even need a jacket. Where else can you experience the mid-70s in the winter but Southern California?

 My “Beaches of San Diego County” was a big help. Here, I  have linked each beach’s address to Google Maps.

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Torrey Pines State Beach

Torrey Pines State Beach Panoramic Bluffs

Torrey Pines State Beach is located between La Jolla and Del Mar.  I have been visiting this beach for over 30 years and have never been tired of the sights.

While living in San Diego, this was our number one beach to come and visit.

I discovered Torrey Pines State Beach while working as a Fisheries Technician. This beach is a prime spot for surf fishing, and I can not think of a better place to have to work!

I love it here so much!

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Cabrillo National Monument-Tide Pools

Cabrillo National Monument

 Situated at the end of the Point Loma Peninsula, Cabrillo National Monument has some of the most popular and easily approachable tidepools in all of San Diego.

After my latest trip this past New Years Day, on a spring tide,  I whole-heartily agree!

Come and join me on a tour of the Cabrillo National Monument tide pools!

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Beaches of Encinitas-A Photo Tour

beaches of encinitas

Beacon's Beach Beaches of Encinitas

I have been coming to the beaches of Encinitas for over thirty years, and I have enormous amounts of pictures to prove it! If I had to pick my favorite stretch of beaches on the 70 miles of coast in San Diego, it would have to be the beaches of Encinitas.

Would you like to join me on tour?

Let’s Go!

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Swami’s State Beach-Hidden Paradise

Sunset at Swami's State Beach

Swami's State Beach Sunset

As I have said many, many times, San Diego has some of the best beaches in the country. Most are well known and are almost always busy, but there are a few that not many know about. Today I would like to concentrate on one of my favorites, Swami’s State Beach.

This hidden beach oasis is situated toward the southern end of Encinitas, California, about 25 miles north of Downtown San Diego.

Would you like to come and join me for a tour?

Let’s go!

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