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Embarcadero

Harbor Drive between Market and Grape streets, San Diego, CA 92101
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USS Midway Museum
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Ranked #43 of 245 Attractions in San Diego
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks
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Owner description: 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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Temecula, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The Embarcadero is a great park and a beautiful place to hold a car show. You can bike, run/walk or picinic and watch the boats go by. With the marina right there you can launch your boat. There are lots of great restaurants nearby along with all the great hotels. It's also located near the Civic Center.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This is literally where I spent the best day of my life. After being back home for a few months, I went to a lawyer to draft and will, living will and power of attorney. I actually specified that I want my remains to be scattered here. The best!

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Dallas
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189 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We walked from the Hilton Bayfront along the boardwalk to Seaport Village. Restaurants, the ferry to Coronado Island, the marina, other hotels and then Seaport Village which offers shopping and more restaurants - and a small park area where you can watch the sail boats go by and sail under the Coronado Bridge in the distance. Also the MIdway museum... More

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Mariposa
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Lots going on here........walk for a long time and pop into the many attractions and sights along the way. Visit the Midway Museum, see the sailing ships, get a bite to eat, walk the little parks, see the monuments (Bob Hope etc). Catch the ferry to Coronado Island here and also catch the Guided Boat Cruises here. Some street vendors,... More

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Vegas
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50 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We love coming here, because there is great food, a wonderful breeze, and amazing views. You get to see the ships, go to a naval ship museum, eat, or shop. There is always that beautiful ocean breeze coming from the docks, and usually activities to keep you busy.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a fantastic walk around the front in San Diego, from seeing the Maritime Museum, Star of India, the Bob Hope statues and memorials, and the ferry to Coronado. If you continue a little further you come to Seaport Village. Lovely area for walking.

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San Diego, California
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We bought tickets on a last minute special deal to the Summer Pops Tribute to Ray Charles and we would both agree that the show was well worth the money - but then again it didn't cost much. We're regular attendees at the Hollywood Bowl and though it's perhaps unfair to draw comparisons, we couldn't help it (and the Summer... More

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Halifax, Canada
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

A great snapshot of downtown San Diego. Food, shops, beautiful views, boats, all along the boardwalk. You can spend all afternoon here. It's also close to the USS Midway and lots of other San Diego tourist sites.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

If you are visiting San Diego you must go and take a walk or jog at the embarcadero. Lovely sights of the pacific. Sometimes they have festivals ( the naval festival, sand sculptures and more).

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Irvine, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

A wonderful venue, excellent catering phenomenal crew with golf carts to help older guests, great sound. The only downside were the porta pottys. They did not have lights in the potty so you had to use your camera to light the area. I was terrified that I would lose my IPhone 5 into the muck. The hand washing station was... More

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