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“Cute area” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Dana Point Harbor

Dana Point Harbor
34624 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Dana Point
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Outdoors
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san diego
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Cute area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Love the area but not enough to keep you there for very long. The restaurants are ok but better to go up along the beaches and find more to see and do.

Visited June 2013
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Santa Clarita, California
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“Jet Ski Fun!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Our family rented jet skis here and we had an absolute blast! It's nice that the minumum age of the rider (driver) is 16. Many rental facilities are minimum age 18. I would only like to see the jet skis maintained just a little better. The foot boards were a little mossy, making it slippery. They should be hosed out each evening and put up to dry out. I think the water is just left standing in there. Also, the rubber handle bars need to be replaced once in awhile. They are very sticky and obviously very old. I am comparing this to our last rental experience in June at the Santa Barbara Harbor where the jet skis were immaculate and the dock itself was nice too.

Visited July 2013
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Herts
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

A lovely place to visit with wonderful views not only of the marina but also out to see and the inland views.

A very pretty place with a myriad of shops and restaurants.

If you are in the locality, very worth a detour.

Visited September 2013
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Hayward, Wisconsin
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“Like a picture postcard”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

The sea breeze, the boats the well-kept lawns, what's not to like? This is my second trip to this area - for whale watching - and it feels like coming home. It is a smaller harbor with good paved walks, and surrounded by a larger, busier park-like area. There is a real feeling of shared pleasure to this harbor.

Visited September 2013
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Baltimore, Maryland
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“Beautiful Harbor for Walking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

This was a great destination when we visited the area for a conference, there are shops and restaurants, and piers to walk out onto. I really enjoyed seeing the local animals along the water. We took a Whale Watching tour out of the harbor and they have many things like kayaking and paddle boards. We saw whales, sea lions, and a huge pod of dolphins.

Visited June 2013
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