La Jolla is located twelve miles north of downtown San Diego and is a California postcard-perfect town with cascading bluffs, beaches, and boutiques. This is a trendy, upscale neighborhood but the vibe here is casual with a few classic surfer-dudes. If you’re traveling to San Diego with kids and want a family-friendly beach scene bustling with activity, La Jolla makes a great home base.
Our top hotel pick in this area for families is La Jolla Shores Hotel. Here’s why: