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Children's Pool, La Jolla
(3.7/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Children's Pool was intended to attract divers and families with children, but the beach is most popular with sea lions. Stroll the paved walkway atop the coastal rocks and watch the waves blocked by a wall. After a swim, relax and observe the sea lions. If you're lucky, you might see a mother caring for her cubs. The area is free to enter, but check with local lifeguards and authorities about the water conditions before diving in. Arrange your visit to Children's Pool and discover more family-friendly attractions in San Diego using our San Diego trip builder.
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  • We stayed in la Jolla on Saturday and traffic was really hell. Don't waste your time and go straight into a parking fee. This will allow you to explore the area on foot and enjoy it to the fullest. As far as Children's Pool, I must say that I expected to see many more Lions. We've seen only two. Anyway I recommend going.
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  • Nice spot but you are some distance from the seals here. You can get closer at some of the other spots a short walk further. 
  • It's a must see if you are in San Diego! I recommend you get there early because parking is limited on the street. The Caves are awesome to see and the Kid pool was awesome as well.