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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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Nice long stretch of walk along bay

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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Atlanta, GA
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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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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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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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Greenwich, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Great spot for a stroll. Also good bird viewing in the calm marina. We saw migratiing loons, plovers and a hummingbird in the afternoon.

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United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The Embarcadero stretches towards the Broadway Pier on San Diego Bay. Its a good place to stroll along as you walk past the Maritime Museum, USS Midway, Tourist Information Booth as well as restaurants, hotels and condos. For us walking up the waterfront area was easy to do as it was near our hotel and we enjoyed the sea views.

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New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

disappointed actually. A few boats. Carts selling stuff and street vendors. Midway carrier is here and the bridge, yeah ok. My suggestion, spend a 1/2 day here and move on. I wish we toured petco park. I blew that off for this walk. Not worth it.

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White Plains, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Walking along San Diego Bay Downtown affords the traveler access to museums, restaurants, harbor cruises, a ferry to Coronado, and easy shopping. There are clean benches for people watching and a clean, modern restroom. The San Diego Visitors Center will distribute maps and information about local sites and transportation. The views are spectacular across San Diego Bay with pedicabs, walkers,... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Art. Craft. Nice stores. Good music. Feeling the vacation. Celebrating the moment. Lots of activity. Water , Segway , bikes and more. Enjoy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We had such a great time strolling slowly on the Harbourside. The little shops are very cute and idyllic, nice place for lunch.

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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Seaport Village is fun for shopping, snacking and dining, San Diego style. You can find souvenirs for everyone on your list. I love "The Tile Shop" - you may find tiles cheaper in Escondido or even online, if you're short on time on your holiday or just shopping for a few authentic, pretty tiles, this is your store. We also... More 

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