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Embarcadero

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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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Lovely Views and Great Exercise

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
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White Plains, New York

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White Plains, New York
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237 reviews 237 reviews
95 attraction reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
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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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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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Noosa Heads
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102 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a pleasant park adjacent to the Marina and Seaport Village with excellent views across the bay to Coronado. The park is well maintained and has Australian paper bark trees scattered throughout the park which is rare in the US and adds a level of charm to the park. Well worth a walk to escape the city.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Just down from a lot of hotels this area has a lot of restaurants to enjoy as you walk along enjoying the water views and San Diegos always perfect weather.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We started walking the San Diego Embarcadero from the cruise ship terminal when our early October cruise stopped here for the day. Essentially it's a walk along San Diego's waterfront. You’ll pass restaurants , hotels, offered tours and museums all against the back drop of the beautiful San Diego Bay. It's really beautiful and safe. The sidewalks are flat an... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Nice place to be around while in San Diego, from this place one can take an amphi tour (Road & Water) to have a great water experience. I found this place to be very neat & tidy.

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Temecula, California
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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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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