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Out of the way

This is a nice out the way park, it is very clean, since it is off the beaten path, it remains uncrowded. It is a very nice place to walk, nice views of the downtown skyline and... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Alpine, California
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Alpine, California
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

This is a nice out the way park, it is very clean, since it is off the beaten path, it remains uncrowded. It is a very nice place to walk, nice views of the downtown skyline and the boats going by. Probably your best bet is to come here near sundown to watch it set. Very nice and peaceful

Thank 10ringtraveler
Byhalia, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a nice place to stroll along the waterway and look at the boats and skyline. We were there at sunset to watch the sun sink over Point Loma. The light was brilliantly reflected in the building across the harbor. The park is easy to access and there is free parking.

Thank Evelyn C
Riverside, California
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2,147 reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This outs a small and quiet place to relax or enjoy watching the boats go by. There are a lot of similar places around the bay, but this is one of the best because it's not touristy and therefore relatively private.

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Orange County, California
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84 reviews
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

I attended a day event at this park. Great place for a day time stroll or simply taking in San Diego. It's a stones throw from the airport, Gas Lamp & other places of interest

Thank AnnonTraveler5150
San Diego, California
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

great place for a quiet family picnic...has a small playground and a bike path..has a small beach where the kids can play. offers a great view of the marina as well as downtown San Diego.

2 Thank tamaresmg
Newmarket, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Beautiful section of continuous trail going to Liberty Station or toward Seaport Village. Plenty of parking, "Go" bike rentals and a small beach area with sand. Restroom available. Views of the city as well as boat watching.

1 Thank WhiteMtnskier
San Diego, California
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240 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

This place is a great place to have a family picnic at the park or on the beach so you have sand and grass and it's really not that crowded. Also has a great View

Thank joseph d
San Diego, California
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

Marks an historical landmark, the 1769 meeting of Gaspar DePortola and Father Junipero Serra expeditions. Located at the west basin along North Harbor Drive, it offers a long narrow grassy spread, shade trees, a playground, sandy beach and views of the marina, hotels and boats.

Thank Walker S
London, United Kingdom
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659 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

Of course the kumayaayay native Americans inhabited this beautiful spot for centuries before the Europeans had ever heard of the New World. But Spanish Landing is special to both San Diegans and Californians. Located across from San Diego Airport (Lindbergh Field) and looking outward toward the west side of Harbor 'Island', this long, narrow park has a Monument commemorating the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We like to go here after dropping people off at the airport, which is right across the way. It is free, and easy to get to and leave. It is right next to the water and Marina and there are restrooms. Currently they are building a replica of the San Salvador, the ship that founded San Diego Harbor and you... More 

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