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Mission Beach

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Address: Mission Boulevard at Garnet Avenue, San Diego, CA 92109
Phone Number: 619 221 8900
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Activities: Swimming, Biking
Description: Along with Pacific Beach and Ocean Beach, Mission Beach forms the...
Along with Pacific Beach and Ocean Beach, Mission Beach forms the coastline of San Diego.
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Fun beach with lots of action!

We were there with 3 younger boys (6-9 years old) on a Friday, early evening. The beach was still packed and the parking was hit and miss (hit if you were lucky, miss if your luck... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We were there with 3 younger boys (6-9 years old) on a Friday, early evening. The beach was still packed and the parking was hit and miss (hit if you were lucky, miss if your luck was out). Plenty of lifeguards patrolling water and land. When we were there they made several announcements of a missing boy, and he was... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We csme to Mission Beach In the evening to watch the sunset and boy was it beautiful. Also the beach is very very long so the people are very spread out! It's easy to find a place for yourself to go out body boarding or swimming or to judt sit and watch the waves

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This beach is more of what we call a "city beach" on the east coast. Lots of people crowded together on the outskirts of a major city. Nice for kids with a small amusement park and free parking. Great wave rider at wavehouse.

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Troy, New York
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The beach is abuzz with swimmers and beachcombers. the beach is sandwiched between the Coronado Hotel and the Marine Airbase. there are constantly Ships, Helicopters, and Planes going up and down the coast. the beach is well patrolled the view is great. the one issue we experienced was, there are few access points to get from the road to the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Been to this beach a number of time for the surf. The surf is great for beginners and have bought my 10 year old son to surf here a couple of times. Note bring a decent wetsuit as water can be cold!

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Jamaica, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Definitely a young, energetic crowd. Lots of surfers. Easy to rent beach equipment if you fly in. Book a place early if you want beachside.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Always such a good time. The beach is always very crowded, but it's great people watching. The restaurants along the boardwalk are very good and the shops are very reasonable.

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Columbia, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

On a Wednesday evening in July the park was not at all crowded. After 6 p.m. It becomes dog friendly. We were able to walk with our dogs through the park, along the boardwalk, then down to a sandy beach with clear bright water. The park is clean and lush, open and airy. There were people biking, skating, fishing, jogging,... More 

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Lake Wylie, SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We tried visiting this beach, but couldn't-no parking what so ever. We tried 3 or more different areas, and there was no parking along with a ton of other people trying to find parking. Traffic horrible trying to get into Mission Beach too. I guess you either have to go very early, or arrive on a motorcycle so you can... More 

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The beach is wonderful for families. there is a boardwalk plenty of food places, Belmont park, and anything you can imagine to rent.

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Address: Mission Boulevard at Garnet Avenue, San Diego, CA 92109
Phone Number: 619 221 8900
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Mission Beach

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