La Jolla Shores
Scripps Pier is a private research pier, operated by Scripps Institute of Oceanography at the north end of La Jolla Shores. The 1,090 foot pier is built of reinforced concrete and is a familiar landmark.
North Pacific Beach
Crystal Pier is a long wooden pier that separates these two beaches. Extending half way out along the pier is the Crystal Pier Hotel, romantic blue and white beach cottages.