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Mission Beach Park, San Diego

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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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  • Our family visited the area for a few days after a trip to Disneyland. It was our first beach trip. We rented an Air BnB that was a block from the beach. The location is wonderful! We walked to the...  more »
  • It's such a beautiful place to see the sun setting, and tht means just sitting on the sea wall and just chilling. Perfect  more »

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