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Harbor Beach

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Address: Harbor Drive, Oceanside, CA
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08:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Beautiful sunsets, sunrises, the perfect beach and plenty of restaurants

I lived in Oceanside for a number of years and never tired of visiting the Harbor and the Oceanside Strand. The Harbor has small shops, numerous restaurants, and is very quaint... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Whitewater, Colorado
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Whitewater, Colorado
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I lived in Oceanside for a number of years and never tired of visiting the Harbor and the Oceanside Strand. The Harbor has small shops, numerous restaurants, and is very quaint as well as being fairly large. The adjoining beach is large, allows fire rings and provides a great place for kids and adults to play in the water and... More 

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Beaumont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked out on the pier to get lunch and were so enthralled watching the surfers battle the hugh waves. There was a large Pacific storm north of southern California which created the pounding waves. We met the manager (he has been there since 2001) and made us feel so welcome and we hoped to come back soon.

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time to visit Oceanside Beach.I walked on the sand and boardwalk.Small kios for snacks and water.benches,picnic tables to sit and watch or family gathering.Great sunset around 5:30pm .

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Thank Janine W
Oceanside, California
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40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful stop right off the 5 freeway. Heading south or north, make a quick visit to the Oceanside Harbor. With shops, coffee, lunch, breakfast, dinner, cocktails, ice cream - and miles of beautiful beach, it's a good place to stretch your legs and fill your tummy.

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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In all the time I have been going down to the marina in Oceanside, I never took the time to see what was beyond the buildings at the end. My wife and I recently went down to walk through the shops and dine at the marina and decided to take a walk. We discovered that the beach is beautiful, well... More 

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is on the other side of the marina and protected harbor so it was quieter and you could enjoy the waves as they hit the shore. It is a good place to forget the world around you.

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Thank nat1225
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This stretch of coastline is simply out of this world! Every time I visit I feel very blessed to be enraptured by the sheer magnitude of the experience! A Long stroll along the beach, especially at dawn or dusk is an elixir for the soul. It is quite miraculous to Simply pay homage to the sheer power of the power... More 

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Thank Lorenanda
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Lovely beach with amazing sunsets. Lots to do in the area too! Always packed during the week, but nice for the week day.

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Oceanside, California
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

One can peacefully meander, jog or run on the beach...or even catch a wave, swim, or kayak on the water. People watching is also a good sport because the beach is open any time of day, any kind of day, and any day of the week. Love negative ions!

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Canada
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285 reviews
93 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Lots to see and do here. Not just a place to walk! If in the area worth a stop and explorationfor at least a few hours.

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