Pacific Beach, CA
Pacific Beach, California
Pacific Beach, CA is a San Diego County neighborhood located 8 miles from downtown San Diego. Pacific Beach is affectionately called “P.B.” by the locals, who tend to be young college students or surfers.
The older population in Pacific Beach, CA is on the rise due to rising property costs.
The beach itself has a 3.2 mile boardwalk, a public pier and hotel called Crystal Pier.
Pacific Beach Attractions
Pacific Beach has numerous parks where visitors can catch the sunset and a play a variety of games. Most parks in P.B. have at least one playground and some even have areas for hiking and mountain biking.
Kate Sessions Park is a 79-acre dog-friendly (on leashes only) park named after local Pacific Beach horticulturist, Kate Sessions.
Adventurous visitors to Pacific Beach can learn to surf at San Diego Surf School.
Pacific Beach has a lively nightlife (and many trendy bars) which tends to attract a younger crowd. Pacific Beach visitors of all ages will enjoy the Baked Bear, a local ice cream shop that sells custom ice cream sandwiches with freshly baked cookies in a dazzling array of flavors.