Pacific Beach

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  • Address: Pacific Beach San Diego, CA, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Beach, Family And Kids, Neighborhoods
Tickets From $105

This guide is meant to serve as a neighborhood guide. Individual attractions in the Old Town may be covered in other attraction listings on TripHobo.

This neighborhood, though still comparatively young among other places in San Diego, is slowly becoming affluent. Right now it's one of the best places to party in the city, with a plethora of bars, eateries, and boutiques. There is a thriving craft beer scene. The streets are named after precious stones - Agate, Turquoise, Sapphire, Opal, Beryl, Diamond, Emerald, and Garnet - to name a few.

Highlights Include:

  • The Pacific Beach itself runs for about 3.2 miles and is a great place to jog and cycle. Rollerbladers love it here too. Other beaches nearby include the North Pacific Beach and the Mission Beach.
  • Rose Creek created a rich wetland preserve.
  • Tourmaline Surfing Park - end point of the La Jolla headlands, north end of the beach popular with surfers.
  • Garnet Avenue: packed with adorable boutiques and souvenir shops where you can do your shopping.
  • Farmer's Market lets you taste variety of smoothie samples.
  • Crystal Pier-nice fishing pier with great views of the city.
  • Water sports like kayaking, sailing and paddle boarding are also available.

The community here very inclusive, with a high LGBT presence.

Pacific Beach Travel Tips

  • Carry hat and apply sunscreen lotion to protect your skin.
  • Public restrooms and showers are available at the lifeguard station.
  • Arrive early if you need proper space to park your car.
  • Alcohol is prohibited on the beach and boardwalk.

Pacific Beach Hours

  • Farmer’s market at Garnet Avenue: 2:00pm to 6:30pm (only on Tuesday)

How to Reach Pacific Beach

  • Bus 27 stop Garnet Av & Lamont St
  • Bus 30 stop Grand Av & Lamont St
  • By Car

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  • Pacific Beach Address: Pacific Beach San Diego, CA, United States
  • Pacific Beach Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Pacific Beach(preferred time): 06:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Pacific Beach: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 10.58% of people who visit San Diego include Pacific Beach in their plan

  • 53.67% of people start their Pacific Beach visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Pacific Beach

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pacific Beach

People normally club together Windansea Beach and Mormon Battalion Historic Site while planning their visit to Pacific Beach.

People also prefer to end their day with Pacific Beach.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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