California Dream Eater goes behind the scenes to discover what makes Galaxy Taco’s heavenly house-made tortillas so divine. For nature lovers, La Jolla is a saltwater paradise. San Diego is also one of the top places to whale-watch in California. From December through April, embark on a cruise or simply kayak to look for migratory whales such as humpbacks, orcas, or giant blue whales. If you prefer to stay on solid ground, then walk over to Birch Aquarium (part of the Scripps Institution) for up-close views of marine life.