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Pacific Beach

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Address: Grand Avenue, San Diego, CA
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US$ 63.72*
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San Diego GoCar Tour
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Ripe for a long walk

I got the beach on a stormy day and it was magical. The surf was high but no rain so the mood was expectant. The previous night's tide had brought in a lot of kelp but nothing... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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180 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I got the beach on a stormy day and it was magical. The surf was high but no rain so the mood was expectant. The previous night's tide had brought in a lot of kelp but nothing that obscured the beach itself.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked around here for a while then hired bikes to go both to La Jolla and to mission beach. Highly recommend this walk/ ride

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great place to walk in the sun and let the Pacific Ocean lick at your toes. Seabirds all year long. Keep an eye out for dolphins past the surf.

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Lenore, West Virginia
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Haven't been here since the early 90's, but it was one of my favorite places to go, plenty to do and see

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've heard so much good things about San Diego and really lives to the expectation. I love surfing and Pacific Beach was really cool.

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St. Thomas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 614 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trip Val & I stayed up in Carlsbad to be near our cousins but the last day of our stay drove down to spend a day in our favorite part of south California. We love the atmosphere, the beach, the restaurants and the people of the area. Next time!

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San Jose, Ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is so beautiful on the board walk. You can walk, jog and better yet ride your bike on the board walk. So many shops and restaurants. Would love to vacation in one of the rental homes.

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British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to go shopping this is the area for the best prices. T-shirts for example get more expensive the further away you go from PB. When I visited the beach is was during non-peek season so I can only provide some inside during their non-peek times. There are a lot of places to eat on this end of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great neighbourhood to walk around in and check out the local scene. Would stay in this area next time we go.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We randomly picked this place to go on a Wednesday evening. We got there just before sunset and went out on the pier (free) then walked up the beach and stopped at some local bars. Everyone was so friendly and the walk was beautiful. Lots of neat houses to look at and bars/restuarants/shops to stop in. Always felt safe. We... More 

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