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Best Places to Watch the Sunset in San Diego

Coronado Beach Sunset best places to watch the sunset in San Diego
photo: Coronado Beach by @famdiego

We're so lucky to live along the West Coast that allows us to catch some spectacular sunsets over the ocean! This has been one of our favorite ways to get out of the house, get some fresh air and make some great memories together watching the sun go down. Lately, we've been making this at least a monthly family date night to pick up some takeout from a nearby restaurant to enjoy a Sunset Dinner together. 🥡 🌅 💛

Here's a list curated by me, along with all of my @famdiego friends' replies from an Instagram poll. I'll be regularly adding details to this list so check back often and click on the locations to find out everything you need to know before you go. 👍



CHULA VISTA - Marina Park

CORONADO - Coronado Beach



MISSION BEACH - South Mission Beach

PACIFIC BEACH - near Crystal Pier

POINT LOMA - Point Loma Nazarene University

POINT LOMA - Cabrillo Tidepools

DOWNTOWN - Downtown Waterfront Park

BAY PARK - School of the Madeleine parking lot

(please note this is a private school, so maybe choose a nearby residential street)

LA JOLLA - Mt. Soledad

LA JOLLA - Torrey Pines State Beach Cliffs

LA JOLLA - La Jolla Shores

DEL MAR - Powerhouse Park

CARDIFF - San Elijo State Beach & Campground

ENCINITAS - Moonlight Beach

CARLSBAD - Tamarack Beach

SAN MARCOS - Double Peak Park

LA MESA - Mt. Helix

LAKESIDE - Lake Morena

GOLDEN HILL (South of Balboa Park) - Grant Hill Park


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