Play In and Around San Diego’s Mission Bay


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Are you seeking a place for fun and sun? If you are young at heart and like people-watching, water sports, big beaches, bars, and restaurants, then Mission Bay is the place for you.

The communities of Mission Beach and Pacific Beach surround the extensive Mission Bay Park. This area is popular with college students and the young at heart who take advantage of the local bars, restaurants, and laid-back beach culture.

Visitors can choose to sit back and relax on the calm bay-facing beaches or they can join in on the hoopla along the ocean-facing beaches.

The Mission Bay facing beaches offer quieter, meandering trails for walking, biking, and rollerblading and plenty of sand for those that like to have some space around them.

The beaches along the Pacific offer a boardwalk, bars and restaurants, beach volleyball courts, an amusement park and larger crowds for those who want to see and be seen.

Get started on finding the best spot for you to enjoy a San Diego beach vacation by selecting one of the tabs above or get an overview of Mission Bay Park.

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