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Picnic in Point Loma

Follow the road till it ends at a San Diego landmark. Then relax and enjoy the views

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GETTING THERE

Point Loma is south of I-8 and west of I-5 northwest of downtown San Diego. Rosecrans St. (which exits off I-8 westbound and I-5 southbound) is the main commercial street in the area. For more information on Point Loma, contact the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau (619/236-1212).

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Cabrillo National Monument Check out its historic lighthouse, then hike down toward the bay on the east side or walk along the cliffs and tidepools of its wild western shore. INFO: $5 per vehicle; at end of Catalina Blvd. (at Cabrillo Memorial Dr. and State 209); 619/557-5450.

Point Loma Nazarene University baseball Take in a Sea Lions game and the ocean panorama at what has been dubbed "America's most scenic ballpark." INFO: 3900 Lomaland Dr.; 619/849-2265.

 

 

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