San Diego is full of awe-inspiring views, from the ocean to the mountains to the bay––so whether you want to treat out-of-town guests to stunning vistas or you and the fam want to appreciate the beauty in your own backyard or find the perfect photo backdrop, we’ve got a sight for you. Click through our slideshow to feast your eyes on vantage points around the city that are nothing short of spectacular.

Carlsbad Sea Wall

Exercise with the tots in tow with an expansive view of Carlsbad Beach below–– or take a morning or evening stroll. (Mr. Bow-Wow is welcome too). Grab the stroller or small scooter for the littles to navigate this two-mile stretch of coastline. When you're finished, stop by Choice Juicery for a cold pressed juice and a healthy Orange Dreamsicle smoothie for the littles and let them play in the grass area.

See a list of our favorite juice and smoothie bars in San Diego (including Choice Juicery) here.

Carlsbad Sea Wall
Carlsbad Blvd.
Between Pine St. and Tamarack Ave.
Carlsbad, Ca
Online: carlsbadca.gov/seawall

Choice Juicery
430 Carlsbad Village Dr.
Carlsbad, Ca

photo: Jeremy Ricketts

Where do you go for breathtaking views? Share with us in the comments below.

—Nikki Walsh