List: 10 places in San Diego to people watch

Posted at 11:57 AM, Jun 23, 2017
and last updated 2019-04-04 17:20:29-04

San Diego is a city full of beautiful sights and people, which makes America's Finest City a perfect place to people watch.

Here's 10 places around San Diego where you can take a seat (or a stroll) and enjoy the view:

Gaslamp Quarter in Downtown San Diego

-- Most likely the best place to people watch in all of San Diego. Take a walk through the historic (and very busy) Gaslamp Quarter, and when it's time for a break, many of the area restaurants, bars and lounges have outdoor seating for you to sit back, relax and enjoy the view.

Horton Plaza Park

900 4th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
-- The park next to the Horton Plaza shopping mall hosts concerts, fitness events and other fun activities.


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Tuna Harbor Park

700 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101
-- Get a great view of the San Diego Bay, USS Midway Museum and the Embracing Peace statue (also known as the "kissing statue" or "Unconditional Surrender" statue).


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Plaza de Panama at Balboa Park

1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92102 (Located across San Diego Museum of Art)
-- The Plaza de Panama fountain is at the center of the famed Balboa Park, giving visitors quick access to museums and other places of interest.

Mission Beach Boardwalk

1710 W Mission Bay Dr., San Diego, CA 92109
-- Walk/jog/bike/skate along the beach, play games or go on a ride at nearby Belmont Park, or simply stop and admire the view at this popular destination (especially during the summer).


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La Jolla Shores

8300 Camino Del Oro, La Jolla, CA 92037
-- There are plenty of spots to sightsee and people watch, including La Jolla Cove, The Children's Pool (for seal watching) and, of course, the popular beaches.


Seaport Village

849 W Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101
-- A great spot to not just people watch but to also catch the sunrise or sunset. There are plenty of places to shop and eat, as well.

Coronado Tidelands Park

2000 Mullinex Dr., Coronado, CA 92118
-- Want to people watch and have a great view of the San Diego Bay and Coronado Bridge? Head over to Tidelands Park for all of that and more.

University Avenue in North Park

-- You can't visit San Diego without venturing through North Park, where you can find an eclectic collection of restaurants, bars, clubs and shops.


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Garnet Avenue in Pacific Beach

-- Garnet Avenue in Pacific Beach is a people watcher's dream, with numerous restaurants, bars and shops to choose from.


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