La Jolla Mom is your guide for things to do in San Diego and La Jolla, from fun events to the best beaches.
LEGO figure in a SEA LIFE Aquarium exhibit in Carlsbad

Keep elementary school-aged kids engaged at SEA LIFE Aquarium at LEGOLAND California Resort by picking up the quiz trail map.

opening day del mar hat contest

It’s the 20th anniversary of The Opening Day Hats Contest, a Del Mar racing season tradition.

san diego zoo safari park tiger trail

Learn how to spot San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Sumatran tigers in the Tiger Trail habitat, their names, favorite toys and more.

Mt Soledad Veterans Memorial La Jolla Cross

Honor fallen military at Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial in La Jolla amid San Diego’s best views. It’s family-friendly and free.

Fallen Star in UC San Diego Stuart Collection

The Stuart Collection at UC San Diego is an impressive collection of 18 public art pieces that are integrated into campus landscape and buildings.

Dine with Shamu at SeaWorld San Diego

Kids love dining with Shamu at SeaWorld San Diego and it’s great for photo opps. However, it’s a less-than-an-hour experience.

San Diego Attractions: SeaWorld San Diego Shamu

Kids are free at SeaWorld through October and Aquatica through 10/20 with a paid adult.

free activities in la jolla

Yes, even a contemporary art museum can be family-friendly. Kids love the garden in the back, too.