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La Jolla & Beach Towns - North County

San Diego beaches
North County has some of the prettiest beaches in San Diego county. Plan to spend your whole day at the beach – bring a picnic, sand toys and boogie boards for kids. At the end of the day, shake the sand out of your suits and gather up your stuff, as the sun gently slips over the edge of the ocean.
  La Jolla
  Del Mar
  Learn to surf – La Jolla and North County San Diego have the perfect beaches where kids can to learn to surf. Experienced instructors, surfboards, wetsuits, are provided, all kids need to do is catch the waves.
family hotels la jolla and beach towns
Travel for Kids has plenty of fun things to do with kids in La Jolla and the beach towns, but you'll need a fun place to stay.

Here's our own Travel for Kids hand-picked list of family hotels and beach vacation rentals in La Jolla, Del Mar, Encinitas and Cardiff, all styles and price ranges, and near to the beach:

La Jolla & beachtowns family hotels
La Jolla & beachtowns vacation rentals
kids books california
Sea, Sand, Me!  
Sea, Sand, Me!
Patricia Hubbell, Lisa Campbell Ernst

Exuberant verses and illustrations bring back the joys of a beach day putting seaweed in your hair, playing with a beach ball, building sand castles, watching sail boats, "Sand in our belly buttons, sand in our pants." (Picture book)


In One Tidepool: Crabs, Snails and Salty Tails
Anthony D. Fredericks, Jennifer DiRubbio

Rhyming descriptions and up-close illustrations of creatures you'll see in the tide pools barnacles, sea anemones, tiny fish, snails, hermit crabs. " A group of snails with spiral hats, glide across the bumps and flats." (Picture book)


In One Tidepool
Hello Ocean  
Hello Ocean
Pam Munoz Ryan

Experience each of your senses at the beach – how the ocean looks, sounds, feels, smells and "I lick the drops still on my face, I love the way the ocean tastes." (Picture book)


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