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Dana Point Harbor

34624 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA
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Ranked #2 of 13 Attractions in Dana Point
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Dana Point, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Ok, so I live in Dana Point, which makes me partial. But, I have been to practically every large harbor along the California coast. This harbor not only has the beautiful scenic background of the towering cliffs, but also (for the non-boater) has lovely areas to walk, shop, dine, picnic, or just watch the waves crashing along the jetty at... More

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Windermere, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This is the stereotypical California; water, boats, people shopping and eating in little shops along the water. WE love going here for cappuccino, but the restaurants are all fun.

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Laguna Hills, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Different places to choose from to dine at! Love people watching at the harbor! Great place to take out of town guests! Fun place to go paddle boarding!

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Port Ludlow
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Grassy area for picnicing. No waves to push over the little ones. Great walking. Lots to see. Free parking.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Had a great time and enjoyed the view of the ocean here. People were friendly. The bathrooms were clean. The picnic tables were plentiful. It is a great place to stop, unwind, and enjoy.

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Crossville, Tennessee
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We were just killing time, great place to walk around. Shop a little. There are more than a few restaurants. Fun to look at all the boats and watch the paddle boarders.

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Los Angeles, California
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23 attraction reviews
257 helpful votes 257 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Dana Point harbor is a nice place to walk around, enjoy the water and beautiful weather. Harbor is nice all year round. You can walk around marina area and see the boats. There are some interesting shops with nice gift items or wine tasting. Plenty of restaurants, chocolate shop and ice cream or coffee. Lot of weekend events like art... More

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San Clemente
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Eat at Jon's Market for great Fish and Chips or Harpoon Henrys or Wind and Sea ! Nice shopping, walks along the harbor.

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Sunnyvale, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Great beach just way too crowded. Parking was very difficult with all the people great views a nice family place

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Emmaus
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very pretty, very busy with people and boats and restaurants. There was lots of activity from people paddling, to people painting on the beach, to people surfing and people just walking on the boardwalk and the beach and sidewalk.

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