Directions to the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium:
From PIERCE take the San Diego Freeway south to the Harbor (110) Freeway - San Pedro. Continue on the Harbor Freeway south, take the Catalina exit/Harbor Blvd (towards Vincent Thomas Bridge). Turn right at the end of of the offramp and take Harbor Blvd. all the way to 22nd St. Turn right on 22nd and then left on Pacific Ave (second traffic light). Take Pacific Ave with Fort Mac Arthur on your left to 36th street. Turn left onto Stephen White Drive and follow curve to right to Cabrillo Beach. There is limited free parking along the street or pull into the lot at the Aquarium for $6.50. Weekdays during the winter parking is (was?) free.
From Royal Palms State Beach Park turn right onto Paseo del Mar and
follow along the cliffs. The road will turn into Shepard Street at Point
Fermin Park. Continue and turn left on Pacific Ave. Follow Pacific Ave
to 36th Street and turn right and follow curve to right to Cabrillo Beach.
There is limited free parking along the street or pull into the lot at
the Aquarium for $6.00.