Not packed in a bus. Not herded with a group. Self guided walk is the SAFEST way to sightsee!

Pacific Beach Walk (Self Guided), San Diego

With year-round sunshine, a beautiful blue ocean to stare at and lively boardwalks to navigate, Pacific Beach offers superb seaside experiences. If you are into sports, rent surfboards and body boards and get out on the water. Even if you’re a novice and don’t know one end of a board from another, don’t worry. You’ll be able to sign up to lessons to get you confidently riding the waves in no time at all. Those who like to keep their feet on dry land can rent rollerblades and bicycles from shops near Crystal Pier. Then go for a walk along the Pacific Beach Boardwalk.

Pop into its shops and then relax in a bar or restaurant. As you will notice by spending any amount of time at Pacific Beach, this laidback location attracts a mix of families, students, beach bums, sporty types and young professionals. Travel a few blocks west of Pacific Beach for the collection of craft galleries, surf shops and taco stands. Here, you can also marvel at the mix of architectural styles, where 1930s-style beachfront cottages are right next to luxury condos.

At night, some of Pacific Beach's bars stay open until late. Whether you want to have fun and play all day and then party hard to the small hours, Pacific Beach will have what you’re looking for. The area is as cool as the ocean breeze that gently blows through it.
How it works: A discovery walk features a route using which you can explore a popular city neighborhood on your own. This walk, along with other self-guided walks in over 1,000 cities, can be found on the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" which can be downloaded from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app's built-in GPS navigation functions allow following this walk route with ease. The app works both online and offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Pacific Beach Walk Map

Guide Name: Pacific Beach Walk
Guide Location: USA » San Diego
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 2.7 Km or 1.7 Miles
Author: naomi

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