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Mission Beach

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Address: Mission Boulevard at Garnet Avenue, San Diego, CA 92109
Phone Number: 619 221 8900
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Along with Pacific Beach and Ocean Beach, Mission Beach forms the coastline...

Along with Pacific Beach and Ocean Beach, Mission Beach forms the coastline of San Diego.

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Pacific Memory

As a child and young teen I spent a lot of time on California Beaches. I have always loved the smell of the ocean, the cool ocean breeze on my skin, warm and wet sand... read more

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a child and young teen I spent a lot of time on California Beaches. I have always loved the smell of the ocean, the cool ocean breeze on my skin, warm and wet sand between my toes and the breaking of the waves. I never needed anything else to excite me and keep me occupied all day. So when... More 

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Fresno, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Depending the time of day it's a nice beach. College students hang her but so do the less desirable. Still for an afternoon to chill it's still nice and still SD.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very limited parking, so ride your bikes, fine sand with miles beach and boardwalk for people watching and strolling, bike riding, waves are generally smallish,variable, high tide is shore breakers, some rips, so watch out for each other, lifeguards are on guard during the day, beach cafes and bars are grouped from Pacific Beach to Belmont Park,mile and a half... More 

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Redding, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Soo much to see. Lots of restaurants and bars. Shopping for beachwear and trinkets everywhere. Dream of vacation homes everywhere. Bike all over this town. Beach cruisers are the way to see the whole town. Young crowd. Busy but so fun

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a lovely time here. We were able to hire surf boards and body boards easily and the waves were great. Parking a bit tricky and it was difficult to park very close to the beach

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place for a day trip nice big clean beach, insanely beautiful views and beautiful at sunset. Plenty to see around this area

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Woodstock, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a sweet surprise as we pulled up and saw the carnival on the beach front in the evening. Easy parking. Lovely crowd. Fire pits blasting on the sandy beaches. Just a perfect way to show up at the beach. Had dinner right along the boardwalk which was quite lovely. Recommend!

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Thank Chris S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is your typical Southern California beach - bunch of people enjoying the ocean. Once we walked away from the main entrance we found a less crowded spot to enjoy the sand and surf. I'm giving it 3 stars for the limited parking. We really had a tough time, going up and down a 5-mile stretch and numerous parking lots.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great beach for families. There are little shops and places to eat nearby. There is a really nice boardwalk with plenty of space for all. On the beach, there are plenty of restrooms and an outdoor shower to rinse off. There were several life guard stations and they were also out on boards and wave runners. Even... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really loved this beach. It was clean, the kids can have fun on a zipline, rock climbing, roller coaster and arcade games while you enjoy a funnel cake. There is plenty of free parking but gets really pack so be early or patient. There is also bike rentals for the whole family.

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