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Dana Point Harbor

34624 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA
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Ranked #2 of 14 attractions in Dana Point
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Gilbert, Arizona
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96 reviews 96 reviews
22 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We decided to take a ride to one of the many beaches CA. has to offer, so this time we headed south from our location to Dana Point. What an awesome place. While we weren't ready to take a dip in the water we wanted to walk around the harbor and get that CA. vibe. The beach was bustling with... More

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Riverside, ca
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I have been visiting Dana Point for more than 25 years off and on. Took my own kids (now almost 40) when they were little...spent afternoons there occasionally...spent 3 days at the Dana Point Marina Inn last week, and had perfect weather, fabulous kayaking in the harbor, excellent service at the reasonably priced Inn, and several delicious meals at a... More

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Toronto, Canada
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Recommend the whale watching excursions. We saw blue whales, hump back whales and tons of dolphins. Make sure to take advantage of the 2 for Tuesdays tickets.

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Toronto, Canada
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

lots of neat little artsy shops, great boats to view and outstanding view from Blue Lantern street pergola..high high up

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Loma Linda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Beautiful Landscape. Nice Places to Eat, Shop, catch some Music & Visit. Very Scenic. I go to Dana Point alot to go Whale Watching

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Derbyshire
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We spent a lovely day at Dana Point walking along the Marina front enjoying the cafes. We also visited the Harbour during their Boat show which was very interesting. We then drove on to the lively resort Laguna Beach which was also very pleasant.

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Livonia, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

When you go to Dana Point you should not miss the chance to take the road up to the top of the cliff above Dana Point Harbor, believe me you have missed out if you don't see this. There are trails if you like the adventure otherwise. The view itself is spectacular. You will find this road at the north... More

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Lebanon, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you are in Southern California, I can highly recommend a vista to this great area. The laid back town gives way to some spectacular views of the harbor below and the coastline!

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Laguna Beach, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Pretty area and near to Laguna Beach. Plenty of free parking and picnic tables for the early birds. Lots of nice areas of grass by the parking lots for frisbee and hanging out.

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san tan valley,az
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

nice harbor in southern California kinda off the beaten path...it is not Newport or Oceanside...but nice

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