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Ocean Beach

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Address: 1868 Bacon St., San Diego, CA 92107
Phone Number: 619 224 4906
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description: One-mile long beach features a municipal pier for walking and fishing plus...
One-mile long beach features a municipal pier for walking and fishing plus designated areas reserved for swimming and surfing.
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Based on the homes in the area, I wasn't sure what kind of experience I would have. It turned out to be a great time! Ocean Beach is a cute little town. Along the beach, there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Denver, Colorado

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Based on the homes in the area, I wasn't sure what kind of experience I would have. It turned out to be a great time! Ocean Beach is a cute little town. Along the beach, there is a rock walkway that is patrolled by law enforcement to keep the not so happy things away. There was a festival when I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Ocean Beach had a lot actually!! Its more of a locals beach but it has a dog beach as well as lots of volleyball courts! Also available are: multiple fire pits, bathrooms and changing rooms, clean and nice sand. The waves here are also nice but that depends completely on the day! Great beach

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Henderson, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We visited Ocean Beach on a Friday in the afternoon. This wasn't a planned activity as we needed to fill in some time before going to the Sunset Cliffs. Upon arriving, my family needed to change into our swimsuits, so we used the bathroom and dressing area near the beach. Being that it is a public restroom, there was strange... More 

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Ulysses, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Beach front is filled with all kinds of funky shops and bars. The 60s never left OB. Tie dyed and dread locks will feel welcome as well as families. Lots of interesting food from mexican to sea to other ethnic foods. Lots of beach and lifeguards on duty to keep your family safe. If you want to sit on the... More 

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La Grange, Ca. USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My absolute favorite beach!! I love the beach, the pier and people watching. So easy to get to also..easy parking.

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The sunset was beautiful and the people watching even better. Just sit back, relax with a cold one and enjoy the scene!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Ocean Beach was one of my favorite San Diego attractions. Laid back, great pier, great vibe AND a dog beach!!! There was just something that set OB aside from PB, La Jolla, Solana etc. All of which are fantastic and glorious...but Ocean Beach stole my heart and I cannot wait to return and bring my Boxer!!! I do think it... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We like Ocean Beach because it has every thing and is not pretentious. The beach is great. The pier is a great walk. Newport Avenue has shopping, especially antiques, and good eats. There is nothing high end here No richies looking down their noses at out of towners and real folks. I prefer it to Mission Beach or Pacific Beach.... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

You're in San Diego. You go to the beach. You have a great day. There's no special formula you need - it's really that simple. Watch the surfers, boogie board yourself, let the cool water lap up on your legs, lay on a blanket, or just walk the boardwalk. Whatever it is you're doing here, just take solace in the... More 

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Ocean Beach is dirty. There are bums there. The dog beach is cool but you might have to consider taking your dogs elsewhere because they might get flees in Ocean Beach.

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Address: Address: 1868 Bacon St., San Diego, CA 92107
Phone Number: 619 224 4906
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Ocean Beach

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