San Diego Coast Life
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San Diego Beach Cities & Neighborhoods

The San Diego County Coastline is made up of several towns and communities, each with its own character, history and size. Over the years, most towns have undergone growth and new development.

Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
Quaint small Cardiff Town Center, sandy state beaches and campground, San Elijo Lagoon and restaurant row.
Carlsbad, CA
Seven miles of quality beaches, a beach campground, a beach boardwalk, flower fields, rolling hills, quaint Carlsbad Village shopping district, LEGOLAND.
Coronado, CA
Del Coronado Resort, wide sandy beaches, Ferry's Landing, Tidelands Park, Orange Ave Shopping District, two playhouses
Del Mar, CA
Historic downtown district, 2 miles of sandy beaches, Powerhouse Center Park, a lagoon, the Del Mar Fairgrounds and Racetrack, San Diego County Fair.
Encinitas, CA
Miles of great surfing and swimming beaches,
a beach campground, a lagoon, historic downtown district, La Paloma Theatre.
Imperial Beach, CA
On Mexican border. A pier, sandy beaches, Tijuana Estuary and Border Field State Park, U. S. Open Sandcastle Competition, and more.
La Jolla, CA
An affluent coastal community. Prospect St. shopping district, La Jolla Cove, Childrens Pool, Scripps Institute of Oceanography and Scripps Pier, Birch Aquarium, UCSD, and Contemporary Art Museum.
Leucadia, CA
Stroll along Oceanside Harbor's boardwalk, dine at an outdoor cafe, go on a fishing charter.
Mission Beach, CA
An oceanfront boardwalk, sandy beaches, Belmont Park, funky beachside neighborhoods, The Wave House, many restaurants, clubs, hotels and shops.
Ocean Beach, CA
Funky, laid-back beach community. A pier, a dog beach, Newport Avenue Shopping District, Antique District,
Oceanside, CA
3 1/2 miles of sandy beaches, a pier, harbor, lagoon, revitalized downtown, California Surf Museum, Mission San Luis Rey, Oceanside Harbor Days, and more.
Pacific Beach, CA
A pier, an oceanfront boardwalk, sandy beaches, many restaurants, clubs, hotels and shops. The town is a haven for young people, especially college students.
Point Loma, CA
A secluded community, located on a peninsula with the same name; Sunset Cliffs, Cabrillo National Monument, Old Point Loma Lighthouse, tidepools.
Solana Beach, CA
Small beach town with sandy beaches, Fletchers Cove Park, Cedros Design District, Commuter Rail Amtrak Station.
Silver Strand, CA
Long strip of land between Coronado and Imperial Beach; long, sandy state beach, campground.
Torrey Pines, CA
Torrey Pines State Reserve, the Los Peñasquitos Lagoon, and several miles of secluded, sandy beaches.
Vista CA
Located just seven miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, Vista, CA has a Mediterranean climate.