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Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

1253 Sunset Cliffs Blvd, San Diego, CA
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Ranked #6 of 221 attractions in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

A fun place to stop and see. We stayed a few hours and just walked along the area and enjoyed the view. Parking can be a challenge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

went to see the sunset and tides coming in and OMG was it fantastic. The views as the tides are coming in and the sun is setting is just amazing. Lots of small lots along the area to park for free. Lots of people sitting around, climbing the rocks and enjoying the sunsets.

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Salem, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Very pretty area. Was calm and not to crowded. Nice view to take pictures. Plenty of up close parking ..................

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Boston, Massachusetts
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60 reviews 60 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Really beautiful views- free parking, full of locals... all great things! The cliffs are beautiful, but there are plenty of warning signs that they are unstable.... doesn't stop people from climbing down and spending a day on the beach there. We didn't go down, but there were plenty of photo op spots at the top of the cliffs!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We stayed on Mission Beach, about two blocks away from the cliffs. We had such a nice time jogging down sunset cliffs blvd enjoying the breathtaking views.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Loved the location. Visited during the week so it could be more crowded on the weekend. We arrived a good hour or two before the sunset to get a good spot. Our favorite spot is just south of the main open viewing area. Just wish the college property was part of the public park.

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Tucson, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I always like to stop and admire the scenery. Its breathtaking everytime. The ocean is so memorizing and at this location it is outstanding. At times I have seen dolphins and that just adds to the beauty.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I always make time for a visit to Sunset Cliffs and highly recommend you do too. This year we got carryout sushi and watched the sunset. Amazing views!

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San diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Gorgeous views of the cliffs and waterfront. And a great spot to watch the sunset. Easy to get to. We are first time visitors to San Diego and this was exactly the type of scenery we were hoping to see when we got here!

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La Jolla, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

A buddy and I visited to take photos and wanted to explore a bit and the views are just amazing. The hiking is light and non-intensive so most people could visit and experience everything without a problem, but bring your hiking shoes. If you are searching for photography locations this one has plenty and many different themes to photograph. This... More

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