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Address: Harbor Drive between Market and Grape streets, San Diego, CA 92101
Description: This walkway along San Diego's waterfront gives visitors great views of...
This walkway along San Diego's waterfront gives visitors great views of downtown and a chance to choose from many restaurants along the way.
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Harbor-side run, walk, stroll, sit and watch people and a working S.D. Harbor

At a downtown hotel, then walk down to the end of Broadway all the way to the water and walk right or left. San Diego's Embarcadero is a wonderful place to see the working side... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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San Diego, California
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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

At a downtown hotel, then walk down to the end of Broadway all the way to the water and walk right or left. San Diego's Embarcadero is a wonderful place to see the working side of San Diego Harbor. From Seaport Village on the one end all the way to Cabrillo Landing across from the airport, you'll see the amazing... More 

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Twin Cities, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is just a great spot for people viewing, boat watching, fried food gorging and getting bombed by live turkeys. No, wait, that's the Pine Dale Shopping Mall in Cincinnati, OH. For those of you unfamiliar with the tragic event, google it. It happened 10/30/78. Simply horrible. Anywho, two in my party were bombed by a seagull. Thank goodness I... More 

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Canton, Georgia
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Beautiful weather, perfect breeze, lovely scenery are all here. We enjoyed walking around this lovely area and people watching. There were families flying kites, sailboats going by, and just a good laid back vibe here.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Perfect So Cal space, showcasing the harbor to one side and the hustle and bustle of the city to the other. Morning walk or Jog, mid day hanging out, anytime is good in the Embarcadero.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great spot with lovely views. Cute little shops near by. It's a nice area to have a picnic, soak up the sun. Perfect for a concert or festival.

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Federal Way, Washington, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

In 2014 there was lots of construction taking place along the Embarcadero. This year we got to enjoy all of the work and it's fantastic! Lots more places to sit and relax. More room for bikes and pedestrians. Cleaner and brighter too! Good job San Diego!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

By far my favorite harbor and marina in California, clean, safe, and picturesque. Go for a walk, visit a museum, get a bite to eat. Lots of choices, romantic walks on the pier, like the old days. New adventures on a harbor cruise, or a battleship! Its all here, bring walking shoes, hat , and sunglasses, you will need them!

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Atlanta, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Very nice stretch of hard surface for walking or running along bay. Several offshoots thru parks and around marinas. Pass many sites including ferry stops, USS Midway, restaurants, bike rentals, shops, etc. Lots of people including police along the way. Very scenic.

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Lovely part of town for a leisurely hour or so, taking in the harbourside and all the surrounding views. Of particular interest was Broadway Pier where you can walk to the end to look out over the harbour and see various wildlife and other marine activity. We were very lucky and saw dolphins reasonably close up and a team of... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

A nice 15 minute walk through the Embarcadero ( the San Diego Waterfront. You can stop along the way and sit along the piers and soak up the sun and finally end up at the USS Midway aircraft carrier. You also can watch all the water action and see the planes staring to land at the airport.

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Address: Harbor Drive between Market and Grape streets, San Diego, CA 92101
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego

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