Cabrillo National Monument in San Diego County, California, United States - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Cabrillo National Monument

1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USA

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About Cabrillo National Monument

Southern tip of the Point Loma Peninsula. It commemorates the landing of Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo at San Diego Bay on September 28, 1542. This event marked the first time a European expedition had set foot on what later became the West Coast of the United States.



Attractions near Cabrillo National Monument

USS Midway Museum7.73km from Cabrillo National Monument

A historical naval aircraft carrier museum. The museum consists of the aircraft carrier Midway. The ship houses an extensive collection of aircraft, many of which were built in Southern California.

Maritime Museum of San Diego8.3km from Cabrillo National Monument

Established in 1948, it preserves one of the largest collections of historic sea vessels in the United States. The centerpiece of the museum's collection is the Star of India, an 1863 ironbark.

Coronado Bridge8.53km from Cabrillo National Monument

A 3,407 meter (2.1 mi) long prestressed concrete/steel girder bridge, crossing over San Diego Bay, linking San Diego with Coronado, California. The pillars supporting the bridge on the eastern end are painted with huge murals as part of Chicano Park, the largest collection of Chicano art murals in the world.

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park9.96km from Cabrillo National Monument

A state protected historical park commemorating the early days of the City of San Diego and includes many historic buildings from the period 1820 to 1870.

San Diego Air & Space Museum10.12km from Cabrillo National Monument

An aviation and space exploration museum containing many original and reproductions of historic aircraft and spacecraft.

SeaWorld San Diego10.25km from Cabrillo National Monument

An animal theme park, oceanarium, outside aquarium, and marine mammal park. Popular for their animal exhibitions and shows.

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California's second-most populous county and the fifth-most populous in the United States. San Diego County has more than 70 miles (110 km) of coastline. This forms the most densely populated region of the county.