What to do in Del Mar, California

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Del Mar, California

Since the legendary days of Hollywood’s golden years, Del Mar has been the destination of choice for many a movie star as well as those with a taste for fast horses, beautiful beaches and award-winning cuisine.

Del Mar Dog Beach

Del Mar is known for its beautiful beaches: The River Mouth (or Dog Beach) is broad, wide and dog-friendly; north Del Mar City Beach is considered to be one of San Diego’s finest; and south Del Mar City Beach is long, cliff-lined and isolated, perfect for long walks or jogs.

Eat at Jake’s del Mar

Jake’s Del Mar is an unforgettable beachfront dining experience situated right on the sand. Jake’s floor to ceiling windows provide sweeping views of the beach and ocean. The menu showcases clean, eclectic flavors and local, sustainable products. Jake’s vibrant, friendly atmosphere has made it a local tradition and visitor destination in Del Mar for over 30 years.

Historic HIGHWAY 101

Drive down the coastline on Historic Highway 101 from laid-back Oceanside to luxurious La Jolla enjoying the diverse and vibrant coastal communities along the way that capture the true essence of a Southern California beach vacation.

Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve

Spanning over 4,000 acres, Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve’s natural beauty, rich natural resources and historical adobes make it a popular location for hiking and cycling. The protected preserve is also a great location for wildlife viewing, containing over 175 bird species, 500 plant varietals and rare reptiles, amphibians and mammals who reside within the canyon.

Taste of Del Mar

Each September, Del Mar hosts the annual Taste of Del Mar. This celebration of the culinary scene includes live music alongside top local restaurants and spirits! Culinary creations from area restaurants and selections from California wineries and San Diego breweries are also available with a purchased ticket.

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