San Diego's Golden Triangle is also known as the University City neighborhood. The area is bordered
by the I-5, I-805 and SR-52 freeways in the shape of a fairly neat triangle. To the west is
La Jolla and UCSD,
north is Sorrento Valley, east is the
Miramar USMC military airport and to the south is Clairemont Mesa.
The giant upscale shopping mall, University Towne Center, is located exactly in the center.
Del Fairgrounds and Racetrack
This large facility is host to horse racing (July-Sept), the
San Diego County Fair (June), the ScreamZone (October),
and Holiday Lights (December).
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San Diego Mormon Temple
Although admittance is restricted to members of the LDS church, the exterior grounds are
open to free public tours daily. The best time to visit (but also most crowded)
is on Saturdays when an average of over two dozen wedding parties are passing through
to solemnize marriage vows and to take pictures on the lawns and gardens.
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
700 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92038; (858) 454-3451;
Open Tues-Sat 10-5;
Permanent exhibits of minimalist, conceptual and California Artworks.
Many rotating exhibits year-round.
Rose Canyon Park
City Parks Webpage;
Open space preserve and nature bike path that follows Rose Canyon from Mission Bay, along the ATS&F railroad tracks
up into the heart of the Golden Triangle.
Friends of Rose Canyon -
Rose Canyon Bike Trail - very popular weekend bike trail runs the length of Rose Canyon.
Marian Bear Memorial Natural Park
City Parks Webpage
Large open space located in San Clemente Canyon along SR-52, the southern border of the Golden Triangle.
The public can enjoy over three miles of mostly flat trails along the length of the canyon.
More challenging hiking is available on the trails in several of the finger canyons leading up to the mesa tops.
Family Recreation Centers
Doyle Park Recreation Center -
Gymnasium, weight room, game room, outdoor basketball courts, sand and volleyball courts, tot lots, ball fields.
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center - The LFJCC
facility is open to everyone and is located two blocks north of UTC Mall.
They offer youth theater, sports, aquatics, exercise, summer camps and much more.
Ice Town - La Jolla Village UTC
Large indoor skating rink offers an extensive variety of ice skating programs. Daily public sessions are available
for recreational skaters. Learn to skate with group skating lessons and private lessons, and progress on to both ISI
and US Figure Skating competitive programs. The hockey program includes: In-House Youth Hockey,
Jaguars Travel Hockey League, In-House Adult Hockey, clinics, and tournaments.
Ice Town can also accommodate birthday parties, private group reservations, and broom ball.
Home to Okanagan Hockey School, ISI Championships, Jaguars Hockey and UCSD Tritons Ice Hockey.
See also MainTour Southern California Wintersports Guide -
See also MainTour Southern California Hockey Guide -
La Jolla Shores - Beach
One of the best scenic tours in all of San Diego takes you to
a small hidden beach cove tucked in between sea cliffs and tide pools
making it a frequent stopping place for visitors such as sea lions
and harbor seals.
- La Jolla Cove
- Children's Pool
- Wind and Sea Beach
- La Jolla Beach and Tennis Resort
Mt Soledad Veterans Memorial
Six concentric walls will hold 3,200 black granite plaques.
San Diego VA Hospital
Provides comprehensive health care for inpatients and outpatients at our medical center in La Jolla and outpatient care at our clinics in Chula Vista, Escondido, Imperial Valley, Mission Valley and Vista.
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La Jolla Hyatt Regency at Aventine
This is La Jolla's landmark vacation destination and a Mobil 4-Star and AAA 4-Diamond Award winner.
Facilities at the Aventine complex includes a world-class Sporting Club and Spa, a restaurant village with internationally themed
restaurants, lighted tennis courts and a heated pool and Jacuzzi.
There are 419 spacious guest rooms decorated in soft hues, there is a marble bathroom vanity, teak and cherrywood armoire and desk.
La Jolla Marriott Resort Hotel
4240 La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037
The La Jolla Marriott is a non-smoking hotel that is nicely situated in San Diego's Golden Triangle.
Enjoy La Jolla's warm, sophisticated atmosphere and friendly service that is sure to make your trip enjoyable.
The Marriott's guestrooms feature luxurious Revive bedding and the hotel's lobby transformation into the new "Great Room"
makes it a fun, comfortable place for guests to relax, socialize or conduct business.
La Jolla Embassy Suites Resort
All-suite, full service resort located in an upscale area known as the Golden Triangle in La Jolla.
This hotels is conveniently situated between Interstate 5 and Highway 805.
Start your day the hotel's complimentary full cooked-to-order breakfast which is delivered in our sunny, 12 story tropical
atrium, with lush plants, a koi pond and waterfalls.