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Address: Carlsbad Blvd. and Hwy 101, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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This nearly five-mile stretch of beach is popular with families but also...

This nearly five-mile stretch of beach is popular with families but also draws surfers and skin divers to the water and runners and cyclists to the boulevard bordering the beach.

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Scenic Carlsbad Bike Tour with Lunch
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Although here on business I ran to the beach each morning. It is really a lovely beach with lots of surfers.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Turlock
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154 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although here on business I ran to the beach each morning. It is really a lovely beach with lots of surfers.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We love walking along the beautiful and very big Carlsbad State Beach in January. You can walk along the water's edge, or you can look for seashells on the sand, or you can walk along the cement path against the back of the beach incline, or even walk along the wonderful fenced path even with the roadway above. Strollers, dogs... More 

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Murrieta, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is my beach living just 3 1/2 miles from it I use it all the time, one of the items I love to do during the winter is go to Breakfast in one of the restaurants in the Village and then go for a long walk on the cemented walk way. The summer well all beaches in SoCal are... More 

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Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Enjoyed walking on this beach with my grandsons. However, the beach had a lot of garbage and broken glass. Easy parking.

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to North County Family Bicycles and rented electric bikes. It was great to tour the beaches in the area by bike. The area is 100% bike friendly and safe for bicyclists. Car parking can be limited in some areas. Traveling by bike made the experience eco-friendly and fun.

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St. Thomas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 613 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today, 1/1/17 was our first nice day since arriving so we walked along the beach from the hotel down to the power station and back which is a little more than 3 miles. I love looking out over the Pacific while hearing the constant breaking of the waves.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like to take the kids to the beach next to the Meditation Gardens. It's usually reserved to surfing but you can find a place to enjoy a good read, walk, or simply watch the waves crash.

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Topeka, Kansas, Usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a delicious fish taco late lunch we took a nice walk along the beach. There are 3 choices for the walk. You can walk along the street, along a paved path, or along the smooth sandy beach. We chose the paved path which is between the street and the sandy beach. We felt safe during our long walk and... More 

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dmslatts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful beaches in this area. Beaches are easy to get to and parking is free. Also plenty of places to eat nearby.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The state beach was under local gov care and was free to park. Now it's state run and you better pay up. Pretty sad. Local side streets are now crowded with parking that could be easily avoided if access was granted once again to the state beach. In the winter it's nearly always vacant but the street lining the boardwalk... More 

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