Mission Beach is a busy beach area known for its boardwalk and beachfront roller coaster, part of Belmont Park. The cement boardwalk runs along the entire length of the beach. Walking, biking, and rollerblading are allowed on the boardwalk. This community is built on a sandbar between Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean.
After learning about this unique beach, click on these links to check out other San Diego beaches:
Blacks Beach | Coronado | Del Mar | Ocean Beach | Imperial Beach
La Jolla Childrens Pool | La Jolla Cove | La Jolla Shores
Marine Street | Mission Bay | Windansea Beach
Torrey Pines State Beach | Pacific Beach | Silver Strand | Sunset Cliffs
Beach volleyball, picnicing, horseshoes, kayaking, swimming, sunbathing, bicycling,and surfing are activities to enjoy at this beach. Surfing is allowed in designated surfing areas. Fire rings are provided for beach bonfires.
Alcohol consumption is not allowed on the beach, but there are a number of nearby bars. These neighborhood bars are casual beach bars that are quite popular.
A variety of stores, restaurants, bars, and beach rental facilites line the area near the beach. There are a number of free parking lots near this San Diego beach. However, they fill up fast on summer weekends. Parking can be a problem.
This beach is popular with both locals and tourists. Sea World is not far away.
From Interstate 5 exit at Grand Avenue and go west toward the Pacific Ocean. Turn left onto Mission Blvd.
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