Spanish Landing Park

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Spanish Landing Park San Diego Reviews

montecarlostar montecar…
326 reviews
Nice for a little walk Jun 29, 2012
If you are staying near San Diego airport, this place is something you might want to consider for a little walk. You can enjoy the view of San Diego bay plus the great number of ships including big cruises to small boats. There are many hotels in the area, so make sure that when you book they mention they are located close to the airport.

Like the other reviewer was saying, this place is nice to hang out when you wait for someone, rather than inside the airport.

This place has some significant history behind it, because this is where the Spanish first landed, around 400 years ago. Unfortunately it was too late and Spain had already too much land for them to populate, and California remained almost uninhabitated until the Golden Rush, after Mexico had ceded it to the USA.
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cneoridium cneoridi…
44 reviews
Jul 15, 2007
Across the street from the San Diego International Airport is Spanish Landing Park. Nothing spectacular, but it's an easy walk from the terminal and gives you a place to chill for a few hours if you have a layover at SAN. Follow the signs to "Harbor Island" and it's a quarter mile of coastline to the right of Harbor Island Drive.

It's a linear park along the waterfront of San Diego bay with lawns to nap on, benches, and paths to walk, all with a view of the harbor and boats. You can experience some of San Diego Bay without a taxi. There are a few long-bearded homeless guys that hang out there, I know them, they're cool.

This is where I come to pick people up from the airport- a better place to hang out until the plane lands than the crowded terminal. I was thinking it would also be a good place to wait for people picking you up. It's a pretty safe spot, even at night.

At one end is the Cancer Survivor's art installation. Also nearby is the Embarcadero, if you have just a little more time. See my other reviews for these...
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View from the park
cneoridium says:
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Posted on: Jul 16, 2007

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