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Mission Beach Park, San Diego

(4.4/5 based on 1,500+ reviews on the web)
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 during your San Diego vacation using our convenient San Diego trip generator.
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  • We rented one of the houses right on the beach, and it was fantastic. We were there at the end of March, so the water was still pretty cold - but we still had a great time. The boardwalk was great as ...  more »
  • , not too crowded. Volleyball nets, Fire pits. restuarants and bars along the beach. plenty of rental places. very very clean. lots of rental units right on the beach, pretty reasonable. We used VRBO....  more »
  • Our family loved this beach! Pristine, Soft sand, perfect for beach lovers! Amazing sunsets. The boardwalk has a few restaurants and stores.  more »
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  • This is one of my favorite beach. It has plenty of bars and a hot nightlife scene for young adults and the young at heart. i love to do biking, beach volleyball, boogie boarding, surfing, whale watching, sport fishing and scuba diving. Also i love to ride the roller coaster and other amusement rides. There is enough parking space available here... so no worry about parking.
  • Beautiful, clean beach. Great idea with the fire pits. The parking was a hassle but I can understand why. One of my favorite beaches to visit
  • Beautiful ocean views. Very pretty and relaxing.
  • Great area for barbecues, parties with friends and for the kids to run around. If you like long walks, the boardwalk is the perfect place for it and there's plenty of parking space.
  • Mission Beach was great. I will go back. The Weather was Great. I wish i coukd have brought it bk with me to Arizona. Oh well I can't have everything. It was great. The water the people the atmosphere. Just if you want to get a parking space get there Early. Did i say mention EARLY cuz the parking is challenging to say the least but overall great time. The 4 * is for the parking. San Diego. Mission Beach. Mission beach park. Oh has roller coaster rides and alot of food and other shops up the block.