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Beaches & Bays

70 miles of glorious coastline is San Diego's signature attraction

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Discover the best beaches for families and off-leash dogs, beaches coveted by the world’s top surfers and the best beaches for bonfires, bike rides, tide pooling and more.  So grab your beach towels, slather on the sunscreen, and get out to explore some of the finest beaches and bays in the world.

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San Diego 24-mile Bike Route

Palm trees and the sun-soaked coastline make the Bayshore Bikeway an iconic ride, and a must if you’re looking for a memorable cycling outing during your stay in San Diego.

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7 Ways to Make a Splash in San Diego

Dive into these 7 big, bright water-related San Diego adventures

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Where to Surf in San Diego

If you already know how to surf, you'll find a variety of different of waves and conditions along San Diego's 70 miles of open ocean coastline to suit your individual style.

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San Diego Dog Beaches and Off Leash Dog Parks

Find dog-friendly beaches and off leash dog parks in San Diego that are great for your dog to perfect its doggy-paddle, play fetch, or have a snore-fest on the warm sand.

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Beaches & Bays

Free Coffee on Early Bird 8:45 a.m. Harbor Tour

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jun 15 - ongoing

On Friday - Sunday from May 26 - September 30, one-hour south-bound cruises begin at 8:45am and continue through the usual daily schedule. The one-hour San Diego harbor cruises sail daily at 10:00am,...

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Cool-Down Beach Special

Gianni Buonomo Vintners
Valid: May 14 - ongoing

Summer at the beach becons you to cool down with a glass of Gianni Buonomo Vintners Sangria. Mention San Diego Tourism Authority to receive $1.00 off a glass of Red Sangria or $1.00 off a glass of...

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