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Pacific Beach

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Dubbed PB by most locals, this is college town USA, with surf and tacos in America's finest city. High density beach living, with easy access to freeways, nightlife and recreation. Bike around the bay, surf Tourmoline or skate the ocean strand. San Diego has many colleges and universities, so plenty students do end up renting a pad near the beach.
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elevation: 62' population: 40,399 zip code: 92109


Sandy, wide beaches with pier; very developed coastline

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San Diego County
S of La Jolla
off I-5 at Garnet Ave



  • Biking & Rentals
  • Crystal Pier
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Kayaking & Rentals
  • Boating
  • beaches
  • The Boardwalk
  • village shops
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Cabrillo National Monument
  • Mission Bay Park
  • Kate O Sessions Park
  • pacific beach campgrounds

    Silver Strand State Beach - Coronado
    San Elijo Beach Camping Cardiff
    S. Carlsbad Beach Campground
    Campland on the Bay
    Mission Bay RV Resort

    tent camping

    Skate rats & surfboards, great restaurants, shopping, bars & beaches. A good nightlife spot for the younger college crowd. Parking can be a problem in summer months. Alcoholic beverages are permitted on the sand part of the beach (no glass tho) from noon to 8:00 pm, which makes this a popular party spot on weekends & summer days.

    nearby towns:
    Mission Beach
    La Jolla
    San Diego
    Ocean Beach
    local links:

    Pacific Beach Community

    Pacific Beachfest
    Shore Club
    PB Farmers Market TUES 2-6pm
    Pacific Beach History
    San Diego Whale Watching Tours
    Trader Joe's
    Mission Bay Kayak Tour
    Baja Bound Mexican Insurance

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