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Mission Beach Park, San Diego

4.5
#3 of 14 in Beaches in San Diego
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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Settle into a fun, carnival-like atmosphere at Mission Beach Park, where you can swim, lounge on the sand all day, or wander the area. You'll find plenty of food stands, bars, and street performers, and some fine-dining restaurants as well. You can surf, play sports, join beach boot camps, and even ride a rollercoaster or artificial waves. The mood is calmer at the opposite end of the beach, which features fishing spots and underwater shipwrecks you can explore. Parking spots are hard to find; buses and bikes are better options. Plan to visit Mission Beach Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended San Diego attractions using our San Diego road trip planning tool.
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4.7
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  • Nice Sandy Beach to walk or spend time enjoying the sun & breeze. lots of vendors selling things if you are interested in buying souvenirs Parking was free as far as we could tell, but tough to get.....  more
    Nice Sandy Beach to walk or spend time enjoying the sun & breeze. lots of vendors selling things if you are interested in buying souvenirs Parking was free as far as we could tell, but tough to get.....  more »
  • I think everyone from San Diego was there the day we went, loads of people , loads to see and the beach very nice and clean the atmosphere great ,walked the board way take water it a long walk... 
    I think everyone from San Diego was there the day we went, loads of people , loads to see and the beach very nice and clean the atmosphere great ,walked the board way take water it a long walk...  more »
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  • My wife and I had a great morning walk along the water!
  • This beach is so nice to relax on and so clean and vary nice to go to I had so much fun. Its great to go with family.

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