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Mission Beach Park, San Diego

4.2
#3 of 14 in Beaches in San Diego
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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  • Sunny days bring everyone from the hot valley to the beach. Weekends are busy. Mission Beach is near many restaurants and hotels and a marina away! Plenty of walking and boogie board fun awaits.  more »
  • Not an empty, quiet place, but perfectly acceptable for a long amble along the shore. Also great for people watching.  more »
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