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Parks & nature in San Diego Bay

Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“Great place for the whole family. Museums, beautiful gardens, lovely views, some food. ”
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Dog Run
“Nice dog beach with small waves. Long walk on sand to get to the beach. Your dog must be on leash until you get to the beach. But the dogs have fun once they get there. Hose available in the park by the street to wash your dog off.”
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“This is a good place to get cheeseburgers 🍔. They also serve creative tots and have a good breakfast sandwich 🥪. For kids, they have a play space in the back”
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“Fantastic and creative urban playground right on the water in Little Italy. Great place to kids the kids to get some energy out and its walking distance to all the great restaurants in Little Italy. ”
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Boat or Ferry
“Iconic view of the San Diego skyline from Coronado Island. Take the ferry from downtown SD, or drive over the bridge.”
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Gift Shop
“Museums, walking trails, restaurants, historic buildings. It's a gorgeous park and fun for everyone. ”
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Botanical Garden
“Balboa Park Gardens are cultivated areas of Balboa Park in San Diego, California.”
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“Historic murals. Border X Brewery is down the street. Mexican craft beer and great Mexican food: taco Tuesday with free Latin music many nights.”
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Boat or Ferry
“Both sandy and grassy areas. Next to the ferry pier. The marketplace has restaurants with views of the bay. This is a great place to view San Diego's skyline during the day and especially after sunset.”
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“Closest Park to us which is at the southern end of Balboa Park. There are walking trails, BBQs, public rest room, sights. ”
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Snack Place
“This is a State Beach and it never gets crowded. You can walk on the beach all the way down to Imperial Beach, have breakfast, and then walk back without meeting more than a handful of people. It's a 3 mile walk/run to Imperial beach. ”
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“A nautical atmosphere prevails on Shelter Island, one of San Diego's principal boating centers, where marinas, restaurants and bay side parks welcome sailors and landlubbers with recreational amenities. Enjoy the steady ocean breeze and panoramic views of the San Diego skyline. There are also a variety of great restaurants offering great food in the area! There are also several grassy areas provide ample picnic spots! ”
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“5-level shopping outdoor mall...Nordstrom is the flagship clothing store here, as well as a 24 Hour Fitness gym. The way they label their parking garage is confusing, after fruits and vegetables.”
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“This area is always buzzing with street performers, food and sights to see! Take a basket and have a picnic or eat at one of the many restaurants they have to offer. It's always a gorgeous day to walk around the Embarcadero!”
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“Includes a disc golf course, dog park, tennis courts, ball fields, community pool (during season only), trails, and fitness course”
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“Great outdoor bar, food and activity that usually has different music venues throughout the month.”
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