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Pacific Beach

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Address: Grand Avenue, San Diego, CA
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We stayed in a hotel a block off the beach and enjoyed to easy availability of a beautiful beach with a walking/biking path that goes a long way. There is much to discover and... read more

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Gini S
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in a hotel a block off the beach and enjoyed to easy availability of a beautiful beach with a walking/biking path that goes a long way. There is much to discover and this is a good location for going anywhere else in the San Diego area since it is on the north end of the bay. The only... More 

Thank Gini S
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263 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We like staying at Pacific Beach notwithstanding the traffic in and around this area of San Diego. Talk a walk in the morning to see the surfers but be wary of the many homeless people who sleep at the beach and hang out on the beach pathway. It's a sorry state that San Diego has not dealt with what seems... More 

Thank LaBernardi
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went at a really good time early morning, we had no problems parking. It was just beautiful! People were out surfing, jogging, fishing off the pier. First time for my son to see the ocean it was chilly but that didn't stop him from running into the waves.

Thank Angela N
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful! Our friend had a quick small private wedding on the pier and it was beautiful and amazing experience

Thank Margaret T
Rosenheim, Germany
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84 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I Love to swim, to Look across the Waves, the surfers, Ly on my towel and the sun. Have Picknick there The only problem was the lifeguards with their Cars . They Drive to fast

Thank andy l
Saint Louis, Missouri
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94 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a beautiful area with a nice boardwalk. There seems to be a lot of younger people however it could have been spring break time.

Thank Debbie A
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486 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

amazing boardwalk. Lots of life, action. Great restaurants. Lots of free road parking options about 5 blocks from beach.

1 Thank Perseverance
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

love the beach, love the friendly atmosphere and bars. You must visit this coastline if you go to America.

Thank Joel B
Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gotta love Cali and its beaches: this is one to be sure to visit. Was a little chilly in March, but couldn't help jumping in the water and playing with my kids. Would like to have access to the pier, but looked to be only for those renting the cottages on top of the pier (strange). Was there on St.... More 

2 Thank Sam R
San Clemente, California
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50 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great beach with no rocks! Perfect for the family. This beach even has bathrooms and showers. The down fall is the big hill to climb down and very little parking, so arrive early or late.

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