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San Diego Bay Walk, San Diego

4.7
Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Take an easy walk that winds through downtown and the city's waterfront area along San Diego Bay Walk. The scenic stroll offers a taste of the city's mix of stunning nature and urban edge. Begin a self-guided tour of the bay at Broadway Pier (where you can also stock up on gifts at the souvenir shops). Head north to find the terminal where most cruise ships launch, surrounded by fish shops and restaurants. Here, consider taking a tour of the Star of India, a mast ship from 1863. Heading south from Broadway Pier, you come across Navy Pier, where Navy ships often dock and welcome visitors on free tours. Plan to visit San Diego Bay Walk and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended San Diego attractions using our San Diego trip itinerary planning tool.
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  • We took a private tuktuk powered by drivers bicycle up and down the promenade along the bay at night. Great place to exercise or Have a date.  more »
  • This boardwalk is a great place to have a jog while seeing the sights. I enjoyed seeing the Midway and statues and plethora of new and old ships.  more »
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  • From wild ocean life (birds, dolphins, seal lions) to every imaginable kind of boats, ships, submarine, planes, helos... beautiful harbor!
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