Imperial Beach is located in the town of Imperial Beach 20 miles south of San Diego. Just 5 miles from the border with Mexico, this is the most southwestern town in the United States.
This beach is well known forh aving been the site of the annual U.S. Open Sandcastle Competition. Located 20 miles south of San Diego. The last competition was held here in 2011.
Annual events include a classic car show and a dog-surfing contest. Visit the Pier Plaza on a Friday afternoon from November though March to attend the Farmer's Market.
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It's less crowded than other beaches and includes a park with picnic, volleyball, playground, and basketball facilities. Popular activities include surfing, beach volleyball, and body boarding.
This beach has been redeveloped in recent years into a charming beach town. Redevelopment included the building of a sewage treatment plant being built along the U.S./Mexico border as well as a new pier, parks, playgrounds, bathrooms, and a Wyland sculpture.
From San Diego drive south on I-5. Exit at Palm Avenue. Turn right onto Palm Avenue. Take a slight left onto Palm. Turn left onto Seacoast. The beach runs along Seacoast.