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Mission Beach

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Address: San Diego, CA 92109
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Along with Pacific Beach and Ocean Beach, Mission Beach forms the coastline...

Along with Pacific Beach and Ocean Beach, Mission Beach forms the coastline of San Diego.

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US$ 75.00*
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San Diego Life at the Beach Tour
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US$ 90.00*
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Private San Diego Sightseeing Tour

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Mission Bay fun for old and young

Cant wait to go back- feels going home for us when ever we are in San Diego- always something going on and things to see and do!!

Reviewed 1 June 2015
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Breckenridge, Minnesota
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Breckenridge, Minnesota
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60 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Cant wait to go back- feels going home for us when ever we are in San Diego- always something going on and things to see and do!!

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Marion, Iowa, United States
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Growing up in the Midwest it was interesting to see how different young people spend their evenings. I was there for the sunset and enjoyed the backdrop of many groups building fires in the concrete fire pits lined along the beach. Many were fishing as well, Shower house offered public facilities which was nice.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

We recently visited Mission Beach with a soccer team and their parents after a tournament. It's very touristy, but you can't beat the beach, and if you're staying, visiting Belmont Park. It's not the cleanest tourist attraction, but any family would be okay hanging out for a few hours with their kids. It's definitely not a resort type of location,... More 

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Lutterworth, England, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Vast expanse of sandy beach, with wave breaking on the shore. Very therapeutic and wonderful place to watch the sun set.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Visited the beach at sunset with my two granddaughters (ages 2 & 4) DIL, and 77 yr old mother. This was my mothers very first visit to an ocean and she walked along the beach, watched the waves, and the surfers. There was a bike path along the beach with bikers and rollerbaders. Volleyball nets were set up on the... More 

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Cairns
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Boutique Bungalows is a B&B in Mission Beach - Wongaling Beach situated between North and South Mission beach. The owners have three luxury bungalows set in a rainforest garden (1 acre), far enough apart to provide complete privacy. The accommodation is spotless and even has a kitchenette not normally found in a B&B. Hostess Sharon bakes delicious afternoon teas and... More 

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Rossland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

My partner and I spent a spring day here in April 2015 and loved it. Great weather, beautiful water and we even saw/swam near a couple of whales that were migrating. I would love to go back and spend more days like it.

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Owatonna, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

we biked from downtown to here,,(over weekdays) not sure how it would be, but it was soo good, came back second day to relax. don't have to bike from downtown to bike on a beach, there are bike rentals here and that saves time and energy too. as told came twice on weekday, not too crowded, can pick a spot... More 

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Monterey, California
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200 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2015

I love Mission because there is so much to do. It's a nice place to stroll (or rollerblade, skateboard, etc...). There are shops and restaurants along the boardwalk, a small amusement park, some fire pits and volleyball nets. It can get pretty crowded and parking can be tough, but it's a nice spot to check out

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Hamilton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2015

I am not located in a coastal city so I love any and all beaches. Mission Beach is beautiful. The sand was fine and smooth and the water was so warm with a lot of waves. There were a lot of surfers near by but the water wasn't too rough that I couldn't go wading it in. Next time I... More 

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