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San Diego Bay - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

San Diego Bay, California, USA

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About San Diego Bay

San Diego Bay is a recreational haven that attracts boaters from all over the world. Considered to be one of the best natural harbors on the west coast of North America, it was colonized by Spain beginning in 1769. San Diego Bay remains as a home port of major assets, including several aircraft carriers, of the United States Pacific Fleet, and as a result of base closures beginning in the 1980s, facilities in San Diego Bay are the major naval base facilities still in operation in California.


Attractions Near San Diego Bay

Coronado Bridge
Coronado Bridge2.16km from San Diego Bay

A 3,407 meter (2.1 mi) long prestressed concrete/steel girder bridge, crossing over San Diego Bay, linking San Diego with Coronado, California. The pillars supporting the bridge on the eastern end are painted with huge murals as part of Chicano Park, the largest collection of Chicano art murals in the world.

Silver Strand
Silver Strand2.43km from San Diego Bay

Silver Strand, is a low, narrow, sandy isthmus or tombolo 7 miles long in San Diego County, California partially within the Silver Strand State Beach. The beach offers many activities including camping, surfing, swimming, body boarding, jet skiing, sailing, water skiing, beach volleyball and fishing.

Chicano Park
Chicano Park3.12km from San Diego Bay

A majestic park located beneath the San Diego-Coronado Bridge in Barrio Logan. The park is home to the country's largest collection of outdoor murals,[3] as well as various sculptures, earthworks, and an architectural piece dedicated to the cultural heritage of the community.

Coronado Island
Coronado Island3.36km from San Diego Bay

A resort city in San Diego. Coronado is consistently voted best beach in the U.S. by Dr. Beach. With gentle surf, sparkling wide-sand beaches, charming main street and great hotels, including the famous Hotel del Coronado, this island paradise is perfect for a family vacation or romantic getaway.

Coronado Ferry Center
Coronado Ferry Center3.77km from San Diego Bay

Coronado Ferry Landing has everything you can ask for in a first-class shopping village. It is one of the iconic location for spending your beautiful day with your family. Enjoy exquisite fine dining at one of our three premier waterfront restaurants. Romantic, birthday, anniversary or business celebrations have never been more special. Savor seafood at newly remodeled Peohe's.

Silver Strand State Beach
Silver Strand State Beach4.12km from San Diego Bay

A beautiful beach that offers swimming, surfing, boating, kayaking, water-skiing, volleyball, camping and picnicking. It encompasses both the San Diego Bay and Pacific Ocean sides of the strand, is a little farther off the beaten path of the highly popular beaches in Ocean Beach and Mission Beach, offering more solitude for those who wish to avoid beach crowds.

Where is San Diego Bay

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San Diego County
San Diego County
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California's second-most populous county and the fifth-most populous in the United States. San Diego County has more than 70 miles (110 km) of coastline. This forms the most densely populated region of the county.

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