As you drive to the parking area for San Diego's gay-popular Blacks Beach
(just north of La Jolla), you'll pass the Torrey Pines Gliderport
(858-452-9858), from which hang gliders and paragliders depart throughout the day. It's fun to watch them glide over Blacks Beach, and if you've ever wanted to try this, this renowned facility offers lessons and rides. There's also a casual restaurant on-site, which is a nice spot for refreshments before or after hitting the beach.