Mission Beach
Mission Beach
Mission Beach

Mission Beach Tours and Tickets

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A coastal community that lies on a narrow peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and Mission Bay, Mission Beach offers a variety of outdoor activities from sunbathing and surfing to bicycling, kayaking, skateboarding, beach volleyball, and basketball.

  • Mission Boulevard, San Diego, California, 92109

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Q:Is Mission Beach worth a visit?
A:Yes, Mission Beach is well worth a visit to take a dip in the ocean and to explore its iconic Belmont Park. Its wooden Giant Dipper Roller Coaster, originally built in 1925, is fun to ride, and then you can explore the boardwalk and amusement park afterward.
Q:What is so great about Mission Beach?
A:Mission Beach is so great because of its laid-back feel and access to loads of activities, bars, restaurants, and much more. It has a golf course, Mission Bay Park for water sports, SeaWorld San Diego is close by, and there’s all the arcade, pool, and roller-coaster fun at Belmont Park.
Q:What to do on a rainy day in Mission Beach?
A:On a rainy day at Mission Bay, head to the amusement park at Belmont Park, where you can stay undercover on the bumper cars, take a dip in The Plunge pool, play skee-ball all day, or hole up in the bars and restaurants all around the area.
Q:What is the best time of year to visit Mission Beach?
A:San Diego’s Mission Beach weather is pretty mild all year round, but the beaches are much more crowded during the summer and holidays, too. The off seasons are still great for lying in the sun, and the indoor attractions at Belmont Park are perfect anytime.
Q:Can you swim in the sea at Mission Beach?
A:Yes, you can swim in the sea at Mission Beach. Lifeguards are on duty in the summer, so make sure to stay within the boundaries for safety. If you want to swim in the evenings or other seasons when lifeguards aren’t on duty, make sure to swim with a buddy.
Q:Is there parking near Mission Beach?
A:Yes, there’s parking near Mission Beach. There’s a large lot at Belmont Park, plus there are several paid parking lots available, too. Allow extra time to find parking at busy times of the year, especially in the summer and over the holidays, when lots can fill up fast.