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Ocean Beach

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Address: 1868 Bacon St, San Diego, CA 92107-3014
Phone Number: 619 224 4906
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description:

One-mile long beach features a municipal pier for walking and fishing plus...

One-mile long beach features a municipal pier for walking and fishing plus designated areas reserved for swimming and surfing.

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Hippies' beach

Really strange...but cool. A lot of people dressed like Hippies. Colours, music. A lot of originals souvenirs shops....and great beach...look the sunset in the pictures below.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Solomons, Maryland
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155 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots of parking, this beach is huge! Plenty of space to relax and swim, surf, boogie board, whatever you'd like. Lots of restaurants and shops within walking distance.

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Florence, Arizona
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visit the Ocean Beach Dog Beach daily when we are in the area. It is huge and very well attended by every size and shape of dogs. Our dogs loves it there. He hates to come home to the hot desert in Arizona.

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Thank gloria1967
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this beach its amazing you can feel like you are in san diego. what an amazing view with beautiful weather.

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Thank Angela S
San Diego, California
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29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OB is maturing, but is still a step back into the 60's (groovy man). Lots of bars... LOTS! - and restaurants - some of which are better than others of course. I have favorites but I probably shouldn't list them here. This is a tourist place - especially Newport Ave (the main drag). I could live in OB if I... More 

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New Jersey
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294 reviews
150 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ocean Beach was my family and I's first look at the Pacific. Following dinner at Hodad's we strolled down to the beach, dipped our toes in the ocean, and watched the sun go down. We were fascinated by how different the beach is from back home in New Jersey besides the sunset over the water. It is free, unlike in... More 

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Belmont, California
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beach for Boogie Boarding with kids. Very clean and well maintained. WOnderful place for sunsets over the Pacific

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Thank 19diane68
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really strange...but cool. A lot of people dressed like Hippies. Colours, music. A lot of originals souvenirs shops....and great beach...look the sunset in the pictures below.

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Thank Valerio P
Woodinville, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like something from a movie, you have bicycles, rollerblades, volleyball, and bikinis. The quintessential CA beach. Just lounge or go play hard. People watching is just as much fun as the water!

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Can get a bit windy at times but is still one of the best beaches around. Lots going on and close to restaurants and shops

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Clovis, California
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fairly clean but lots of homeless. Coronado beach was much nicer. Great pier. The pier is really long and stretches over the ocean. Very nice.

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