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Cabrillo National Monument

1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3601
+1 619-557-5450
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Stately monument honoring Cabrillo, discoverer of San Diego Bay, is located in Point Loma that overlooks the city and the Bay.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tide pools” (698 reviews)
“point loma” (358 reviews)
“light house” (235 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3601
+1 619-557-5450
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Reviewed yesterday

See the tide pools just before the Lighthouse. This was built up high, but then they realized their foolishness. There was fog. It rolled in and no ONE could see the light house up on top of the hill. So they built a new one...More

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Cabrillo National Monument is at the end of Point Loma, a 400 ft bluff that is west of downtown San Diego. The park includes a lighthouse, views of downtown, and San Diego bay. There are some military bunkers that are visible, most are open to...More

Thank Roger92071
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you go to Cabrillo National Monument do checkout the beautiful lighthouse and spend some time learning about the history. Enjoyed the exhibition space.

Thank alicew882017
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had visited Cabrillo National Monument principally to pay my respects at the Military Cemetery but there is so much more to see and enjoy here. The visitor centre is well put together and everything is signposted clearly. You can easily while away a couple...More

Thank Mark_Reynolds1974
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a must do when you’re in San Diego! The views are extraordinary and the history is rich. We had a wonderful time in a large group. Many amazing photo opportunities too.

Thank Tracey D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being from San Diego and having lived here for 47 years, one of my favorite places to visit is at Cabrillo National Monument . It's a beautiful place with great views of Downtown San Diego, Coronado island, the coastlines, and on a clear day you...More

Thank Chucknteojamul
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views here are fantastic. I loved the rock formations by the tide pools. Great place for pictures( if not crowded) of course up by the light house you get the amazing city views.

Thank Swimmy128
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the visit, it was interesting and informative. The views from various places around the monument are spectacular. To be added on the list for those visiting San Diego.

Thank Ina_31
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on Veterans Day, which turned out to be free admission for all visitors. Excellent gift shop and light house walk. Good access for disabled visitors.

Thank richard f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't miss it, bring a date or your spouse and be captured by spectacular views around every corner. A lighthouse, WW II defenses, and an incredible view of Coronado Island, San Diego Bay, and the Pacific Ocean are each worth the trip out the the...More

Thank John K
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12 November 2017|
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Response from Ismailbandook | Reviewed this property |
The m payment is accessible but the tidal pools are difficult to access by wheel chair.
24 July 2017|
Response from WSIII | Reviewed this property |
They have a few larger spaces marked for RV's and buses. The rest are standard parking spaces.
11 April 2017|
Response from Ray H | Reviewed this property |
Yes , I think so, but recommend calling Park directly to confirm (or check their website). I didn't notice any pets while there, but wasn't really paying attention to that given the scenic beauty.