Top Adventures in Solana Beach

  • Hike the Annie’s Canyon Trailhead

    If you're looking for a super short hike, this 10 minute flat walk couldn't be more ideal. Start at 840 N Rios Avenue, Solana beach and walk east towards the FWY 5 where you will see Annie’s Canyon on your right. There is only one way to go up the...

    2 miles 100 ft gain

  • Oceanview Camping at San Elijo

    This campground is located right next to the beach as well as next to the San Elijo Lagoon. Head to the beach during the day for a swim. This is also a great place to catch a sunset. If you want to stretch your legs and get moving a bit, you can h...

  • Watch the Sunset at Sunset Seat in Del Mar

    In a place in our country where you can take an epic sunset picture nearly everyday, its hard say there is one location tin San Diego that is better than another. I'll let you in my new favorite secret spot to take amazing sunset pictures with a c...

    0.5 miles 200 ft gain

  • Hiking Torrey Pines

    The beach trail brings you from the parking lot across the lodge from the bluff down to the beach. You can choose to visit the Red Butte, the Razor Point, and the Yucca Point trails along the way. Of the other trails, this trail seems to provide a...

    5.5 miles 300 ft gain

  • Hiking the Guy Fleming Trail

    This trail is located in Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, a beautiful area about 20-30 minutes north of San Diego. To access the reserve, park in the lot off of North Torrey Pines Road (pay $10 to park). If you don't want to walk up the huge hi...

    0.7 miles 100 ft gain

  • Hike the Beach Trail at Torrey Pines State Reserve

    I'm stoked for those of you to find this adventure! Torrey Pines is home to a species of tree that is one of the most rare native pines in the United States. Below I have directions on how to get to the trail head as well as the parking lot to pa...

    2 miles 364 ft gain

  • Hike Razor Point, Beach Trail, & Broken Hill Trail Loop

    The parking area for all of Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve is located right off North Torrey Pines Road (where the location is for this hike), about 20-30 minutes north of San Diego. It's $10 to park, and there was also a smaller parking lot a...

    3.2 miles

  • Photograph Surfers at Beacons Beach

    Pack for a day of fun, and don’t forget your camera! Getting there is easy. You can plug “beacons beach” or Leucadia State Beach right into your gps. You’ll find it right off of Neptune Street, where you can park in the parking lot on top of the s...

  • Run Grandview Beach

    You can start at either Grandview Beach and head south along the beach to the San Elijo lagoon, or you can start there and head north...either way you'll be amazed. The run is a relatively flat, normal beach run with a few exceptions being the ree...

    3 miles

  • Hike to Black's Beach via the Gliderport

    Park at the Torrey Pines Gliderport, which is conveniently empty before sunrise. The hike down to Black's Beach features a steep hike down a winding path of natural and manmade steps along the cliff face, but stay left and cruise the bluff for en...

    2 miles 350 ft gain

  • Visit Torrey Pines Gliderport

    Park at the Torrey Pines Gliderport and walk to the railing over the cliffs. From there you can see north to Black's Beach and the Torrey Pines golf course. To the south you can see La Jolla Shores and La Jolla cove. Walk the path down to Black's ...

  • Hike to Black's Beach via the Ho Chi Minh Trail

    Finding the actual trail is 80% of the adventure. Once you turn down La Jolla Farms Road you will follow it for about 3/4 of a mile and there won't be anything too apparent that you are there, except a few cars parked along the street. Make sure t...

    1 miles 400 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Encinitas, California

      Outsite // San Diego

      Outsite Grandview is located on Lorraine Drive, with a coworking space offering panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. There are 3 private rooms, 3 shared rooms and 2 bathrooms in this house. There’...

      From $60/night

    • Valley Center, California

      Chandelier Springs Stream

      Perfect summer backcountry campsite. Long, difficult hike, very private.

      From $75/night

    • Valley Center, California

      Chandelier Springs

      Remote and picturesque campsite surrounded by Manzanita, Sage, and Live Oak trees. Hiking on property includes trails through a year round stream with waterfalls. World class biking opportunities. ...

      From $130/night

    • Chula Vista, California

      San Diego Metro KOA

    • Fallbrook, California

      Fallbrook Campsite On Eucalyptus Farm

      Picturesque mountain and valley views from this 44 acre hidden property with small, active, eucalyptus farm. Live the camping lifestyle out in the natural setting or for a change of pace, visit the...

      From $55/night

    • Fallbrook, California

      Bring Your Tent To This Beautiful Fallbrook Farm

      Picturesque mountain and valley views from this 44 acre hidden property with small, active, eucalyptus farm. Live the camping lifestyle out in the natural setting or for a change of pace, visit the...

      From $55/night

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