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“Beautiful beach!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mission Beach

Mission Beach
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$75.00*
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San Diego Life at the Beach Tour
Ranked #24 of 424 things to do in San Diego
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Owner description: Along with Pacific Beach and Ocean Beach, Mission Beach forms the coastline of San Diego.
Sherwood Park, Canada
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“Beautiful beach!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2013

We are staying right across from the beach on Mission Bay. The boardwalk and beach are gorgeous! The swimming in December is definitely on the cold side but our hearty Canadian children loved it anyways. This is a great beach for people watching and watching the sunset!

Visited December 2013
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“Refreshing Swim”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

Beach and boardwalk, excellent, Had a meal was ok, went for a swim and a boogie board rip, cold. but it was December. A nice peaceful walk down the beach is always a 5/5.

Visited December 2013
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New York City, New York
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“Nice sunset”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2013

Good location to watch the sunset .And not far after your trip to Seaworld. Plenty to see and do here too. Mostly at or near the Belmont Amusement Park located on the north end. Rides, games and an arcade are there for the kids and young adults. There are tshirt shops and places to eat in the area too. Bike rentals are also available.

There are bathrooms and showers on the beach, the latter being not always clean.

Parking near the park is free.

Visited September 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Muscle ville”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2013

Coming from Australia where we have some of the best beaches it is hard to compare. The atmosphere with the boardwalk, shops, restaurants and bars was something we had not experienced before. We spent an afternoon here which was not long enough,

Visited June 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“A quintessential So Cal beach ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

With a boardwalk that goes on for days Mission Beach is what I think of when I think So Cal. Yes there's some bums and colorful Californians, and there's also plenty of t shirt shops and food stands, but the oceans power and some decent waves make it what it is.
You can rent a cruser or learn to surf, or you can people watch or soak up a sunset. It's a place you should probably see. At night there's a ton of bars with something for everyone. Whether you're a frat boy enjoying his first beer, a couple looking for a romantic night, or just a sports fan wanting a beer and tvs, you can find it.

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