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Dana Point Harbor

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Dana Point Harbor

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Jcwill5 wrote a review Sep 15
McMinnville, Oregon311 contributions93 helpful votes
My friends who are locals took me here on a Sunday afternoon in mid-September. The weather was superlative--light breezes, warm but not scorching sunshine. Enough people to be interesting but not too much that we felt crowded. The marina was packed full of lovely, fully rigged sailboats for some kind of regatta, and we enjoyed ambling along the paths on the edge of it from one restaurant-shopping area to another. Overall, a more mellow vibe than the beach spots up north in north Orange County or LA county. Folks seem less uptight, less in a hurry, etc. And there's also the beach next door and water excursions for those seeking activity.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Sage C wrote a review Aug 2020
Cool, California242 contributions63 helpful votes
Great place to go for summer heat relief. We loved to walk along the harbor boardwalk to look at the boats then stop in at a store or two, grab something the coffee stop or eat outside at one of the many restaurants. In exploring further, we drove to the north end. Although the sea museum was closed, we walked behind it to view the ocean, where kids were snorkeling. Then watched all of the families enjoying the protected beach behind the seawall in the harbor. There were many people on paddleboards, peddle boats and kayaks having fun in the calm water.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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lindsay0215 wrote a review Jul 2020
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania942 contributions109 helpful votes
Really great spot right on the water. Lots of restaurants to choose from plus several little shops. We enjoyed exploring and walking around plus watching boats come in and out.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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bonnie j wrote a review Jun 2020
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had a great time, saw a lot of dolphin unfortunately no whales that day. It was really exciting to see the dolphins swimming under the boat. Will go again!
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Suzie W wrote a review Jun 2020
Madeira Beach, Florida339 contributions90 helpful votes
The view from the point by Wind and Sea restaurant are great. The incoming boats, seals, pelicans, paddle boarders and all the boats.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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