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San Diego Bay Walk, San Diego

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Take an easy walk that winds through downtown and the city's waterfront area along San Diego Bay Walk. The scenic stroll offers a taste of the city's mix of stunning nature and urban edge. Begin a self-guided tour of the bay at Broadway Pier (where you can also stock up on gifts at the souvenir shops). Head north to find the terminal where most cruise ships launch, surrounded by fish shops and restaurants. Here, consider taking a tour of the Star of India, a mast ship from 1863. Heading south from Broadway Pier, you come across Navy Pier, where Navy ships often dock and welcome visitors on free tours. Take a look at our San Diego family vacation planner to schedule your visit to San Diego Bay Walk and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 13, 2017
    The San Diego bay front is nice, but not as nice as some. The shops are limited and not as accessible as I would have liked or expected. Although the weather is always amazing and otherwise we really ...  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    We did the walk from Seaport Village to the Cruise Ship Terminal. What a beautiful day to do the walk. Very pretty and lots of things to see. We were there on a Saturday so it was very busy but a must...  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    I was so embarrassed for your employee continually yelled at me and said the reason the boat would not go faster was my fault  more »

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