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Dana Point Harbor

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Address: 34624 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA
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Dana Point Whale Watching and Dolphin Watching Eco-Safari
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Great place to visit in South OC

Dana Point Harbor offers so many things to do, so many places to eat or drink, freeway close to the 5. Whether you are sport fishing, whale watching, going to the beach... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Dana Point Harbor offers so many things to do, so many places to eat or drink, freeway close to the 5. Whether you are sport fishing, whale watching, going to the beach, vacationing or hiking you won't be disappointed. DPH also is the site of the annual Turkey Trot and hosts several thousand runners going around the Harbor. One of... More 

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Hesperia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Christmas holiday lighting is so striking!! What a treat for the eyes. Such a beautiful place to take in the harbor view, nice shops and restaurants for every taste and budget. Very meticulous landscape with great pottery filled with succulents that make for a visual feast. Parking was easy this time of the year. I came early for a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you ever wanted a southern California beauty stroll...this is is. The harbor teeming with boats of all shapes and sizes wrapped by endless walking trails and foliage that can only grow in perfect climate make this a must stop when you are in the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to come for the whole family. One of my favorite beach spots! Great bars around the area. And night life for the whole family.

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Woodbridge, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recent trip to Dana Point was a real memorable time. Stayed right in the harbor. Many sunsets wonderful location, cannot say enough about the wonderful time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The beauty of this Harbor surrounded by rugged cliffs offer a great marina full of fine shops, restaurants to behold! It is walking friendly having wonderful paths to enjoy the great outdoors /ocean! A must visit when in beautiful Dana Point area!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To be fair, it was raining when we visited the harbor so we may have liked it better on a sunny day. We did see a sea lion which made us like it more!

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New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of good restaurants to choose from, relaxing to walk around! Easy to walk from our hotel. Cute shops too!

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Hawthorn Woods, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love Dana Point Harbor. It one of my most favorite places to go to enjoy the sunset. You can park by the Ocean Institute and walk toward the ocean alongside the Ocean Institute. Benches available to enjoy the ocean waves and sunset. Los of locals come to enjoy the beauty of the Pacific Ocean. Taking pictures is a must. There... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I walked the harbor area at sunset. It was lovely. It was busy as there was a "Boo Cruise" being offered for the kids (which was fun to watch!). We saw harbor seals and a lovely sunset. It's great and safe place for a stroll. It is also a traffic free area for runners.

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