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Point Loma

San Diego, CA
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Ranked #10 of 231 Attractions in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Geologic Formations
Activities: Getting married
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: A lookout point above San Diego Bay and home of the Cabrillo monument.
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New Orleans
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

The views are beautiful if distant. You can see the Pacific on one side & San Diego bay entrance on the other. There is a gift shop & toilets & parking. There are some sheer drops so hang onto your kids & your belongings. I saw a man standing on the wall with a sheer drop. One push & he's... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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662 reviews 662 reviews
315 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

What a beautiful place! The exhibits there are very interesting and informative, very well done. Everywhere you look, the sights are undeniably beautiful. I highly recommend a visit there. Enjoy it!

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Hartford, Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

It's got to be the best view of San Diego. While we were there the shop was under construction, so I can't comment on that, but the grounds are beautiful and there are lots of places to stop and enjoy the view. A little bit of a drive to get out there, but well worth it.

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Casa Grande, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

You have Fishing ships and yachts, row boats all sharing the same harbor. A few restaurants and hotels dot the area.

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Bakersfield, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

I am so tempted to put how lousy a place this is, in order to keep the 'tourists' away. I took the kids to the beach and pier. It was wonderful, because it was more relaxed - not too commercialized. We had a nice time... wish we could have taken time to visit the many antique stores. Maybe next time... More

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Scottsdale AZ
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

A great site, featuring tidepools, a lighthouse, WW2 military display and more, all with unbelievably beautiful views. Don't use your phone there, apparently our phones were connecting to a tower in Mexico which could have caused large charges if we hadn't noticed. Very windy up top, take a hat for up there, and sunscreen and water shoes for the tidal... More

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Davis, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Loved watching the long range boats come in with their catch at the landing early in the morning. Big fish all lined up on the concrete. Lots of variety in restaurants. Excellent breakfast, mexican food and several great italian restaurants. Even a fantastic cheesecake place.

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Ocala, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Beautiful scenery! Loved looking out at the water. The lighthouse was cool too. Wanted to walk up the lighthouse but it was closed. We were able to watch destroyer ships come in.

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Los Angeles, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I have been coming to this wonderful historic place since I was a child. It is a beautiful place and the lookout provides wonderful views of whales and submarines!!

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washington dc
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We had a hard time finding it because the entrance looks like it is for military only. We weren't sure if we were in the right spot until we asked a person jogging. We were there after 5 so didn't have to pay fee but we didn't get to see all the beautiful coastal views that part was closed off.... More

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