Marriage Retreat Activities

Here are a number of activities in the San Diego area to consider for your Saturday afternoon together. If nothing on this list tickles your fancy, there are many other ideas in San Diego to make your Marriage Retreat special.

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Things to do

Biking in Coronado

Yelp reviews of rental companies: http://www.yelp.com/search?cflt=bikerentals&find_loc=Coronado%2C+CA
Maps: http://www.ecoronado.com/page/coronado-island-bike-paths
Address: Orange Ave., Coronado
http://www.yelp.com/search?cflt=bikerentals&find_loc=Coronado%2C+CA

Coast Walk Trail, La Jolla

Enjoyable walk around the La Jolla Cove
Address: 1325 Coast Boulevard, La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: (858) 459-0746
www.cavestore.com

Coronado Ferry from Broadway Pier

Enjoy a ferry ride to Coronado from San Diego
Schedule: www.coronado.ca.us
Address: The pier at Broadway, San Diego

Coronado Ferry from the Fifth Avenue Landing, LLC

Enjoy a ferry ride to Coronado.
Schedule: www.coronado.ca.us
Address: 600 Convention Way, San Diego, CA 92101
www.fifthavenuelanding.com

Hiking @ Torrey Pines State Reserve

Easy and strenuous walks. Great views of the ocean.
Information: http://www.lajollabythesea.com/activities/hiking
Address: La Jolla, CA 92037
www.torreypine.org

La Jolla Cove – Cave Store

Address: 1325 Coast Boulevard, La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: (858) 459-0746
www.cavestore.com

Sea Lions in La Jolla

Many days, sea lions are sunning on the beach here.
Address: Childrens Pool on Coast Blvd., La Jolla

Tidepooling 

Locations

  • Pt. Loma – Cabrillo Rd, Pt. Loma
  • Mushroom Beach – Palomar Ave, La Jolla
  • Bird Rock – Bird Rock Ave, La Jolla

Low tide of -1.2 at 3:45  (This is a great low tide!)
Arrive at 3:15 so you can follow the tide out.
Bring:
– Clothes that can get wet
– Extra shoes that can get wet
– Towel
– Warm clothes (sweats are great)

Address: Cabrillo Rd, Pt. Loma


 

Places to go

Balboa Park

Shopping, Botanical gardens, multiple museums, and the San Diego Zoo.
Address: 1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 239-0512
www.balboapark.org

Cabrillo National Monument

Whale watching in February, Tidepools
Address: 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego, CA 92106
Phone: (619) 557-5450
http://www.nps.gov/cabr/

Centennial Park

Beautiful views of the San Diego Skyline
Address: 1201 1st Street, Coronado, CA 92118
www.coronadoferrylandingshops.com

Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery

A great place to see the San Diego skyline, and reflect.
Address: 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego, CA 92106
Phone: (619) 553-2084
http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/ftrosecrans.asp

Gaslamp Quarter

Shopping and dining destination.  Many people say you can’t go wrong with the restaurants here.
Address: Around Market St. and 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Heritage Park

A nice park on the hillside above San Diego.
Address: 2454 Heritage Park Row, San Diego, CA 92110
Phone: (858) 966-1308
http://www.sandiegocounty.gov/parks/heritage.html

Hotel del Coronado

A grand historic hotel on Coronado
Address: 1500 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118
Phone: (619) 435-6611
www.hoteldel.com

Mt. Soledad Cross

Near 360 degree view of San Diego.
Address: 6437 Caminito Blythefield, La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: (858) 459-2314
www.soledadmemorial.com

Presidio Park

Quiet park near Old Town.
Address: Taylor Street, San Diego, CA 92103
Phone: (619) 235-5935
www.sandiego.gov

Scripps Park

A nice park at the La Jolla Cove
Address: Coast Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037

Seaport Village

Quaint seaside shopping and dining
Address: 849 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 235-4014
www.seaportvillage.com

Spanish Village Art Center

Quaint arts village with woodworkers, glass makers, and other crafts.
Address: 1770 Village Place, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 233-9050
spanishvillageart.com

Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

Beautiful view from the cliff and fun hike down to the beach.
Address: 12600 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: (858) 755-2063
www.torreypine.org


 

Shows and Attractions

Belmont Park

A fun historic amusement in San Diego.
Address: 3146 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92109
Phone: (858) 228-9283
www.belmontpark.com

Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

A world-class aquarium here in San Diego
Address: 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: (858) 534-3474
aquarium.ucsd.edu

Maritime Museum of San Diego

Address: 1492 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 234-9153
www.sdmaritime.org

MCRD Museum Historical Society

Museum of Marine Corps history
Address: 1600 Hochmuth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92140
Phone: (619) 524-4426
www.mcrdmuseumhistoricalsociety.org

Red Spade Theater

Theater for small audience magic shows.
Address: 2539 Congress Street, San Diego, CA 92110
Phone: (619) 865-2973
www.redspadetheater.com

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

Great IMAX theater
Address: 1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 238-1233
www.rhfleet.org

San Diego Zoo

It’s the Zoo, what else is there to say.
Address: 2920 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 231-1515
www.sandiegozoo.org

SeaWorld San Diego

Address: 500 Sea World Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
Phone: (619) 226-3901
seaworldparks.com

USS Midway Museum

A historic piece of American Maritime strength.
Address: 910 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 544-9600
www.midway.org


 

Sunset Locations

La Jolla Shores

Sunsets here are great
Address: 8302 Camino Del Oro, La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: (619) 221-8899
http://www.sandiego.gov/lifeguards/beaches/shores.shtml

Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

Beautiful place to enjoy the sunset.
Address: Ladera St and Cornish Dr., La Jolla
http://www.sandiego.gov/park-and-recreation/parks/regional/shoreline/sunset.shtml