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Dana Point Harbor

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Address: 34624 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA

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Great place to hang out

You can sit on the beach, climb on some rocks or rent a paddle board and cruise the harbor. Free parking if you go to the end of the road. Lots of boats to view, a breakwater... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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Grayslake, Illinois
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145 reviews 145 reviews
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

You can sit on the beach, climb on some rocks or rent a paddle board and cruise the harbor. Free parking if you go to the end of the road. Lots of boats to view, a breakwater keeps the main harbor smooth, but you can walk to the real beach to see the surf in all its glory. Don't miss... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Lots if parking Great place to wander and some nice dining spots. Easy to find the Catalina express.

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Olathe, Kansas
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188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

good place to park and take a walk along the boardwalk. It has some nice places to eat and you can see the boats coming in and out of the harbor. Had a boat here for years and it is kind of a timeless place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

A nice place to stroll. Lots of shops and restaurants. Local fishing excursions leaving daily as well as whale watching. Something for everyone. We enjoy turks bar and grill. The food is very good with a view of the harbor. Would recommend this destination to anyone.

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Gympie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

After lunch at The Harbor Grill we had a wander through some of nearby shops which looked very interesting

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Dana Point, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Narrow sidewalks, numerous dogwalkers, and a dearth of decent places to eat make the harbor rather boring. I have lived here since 1990 and nothing really has changed. The restaurants are boring and really not worth it. The most notable characteristic is that the harbor is not big enough for recreation and the lack of berths for bigger boats has... More 

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

First time visit to Dana Point Harbour. Has the most stunning views of the island whilst sitting at the marina just watching the world go by. Very popular for dog walkers, but this did not bother me and was lovely to see. Easy parking also. All in all a lovely place to visit.

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San Diego, California
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

If you're hungry this is a great place to come! Large selection of restaurants, all in a beautiful setting of the harbor, easy parking, also a nice selection of small shops.

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New York, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Great place to sit and take in the marina views while enjoying a cup of coffee or light snack. Shops are cute with some unique finds. Great place for locals and tourist alike!

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

nice place to walk along and enjoy the day and harbor. We went on a whale watching tour from here as well as ate in the area.

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