PHOTOS: Our Trip to Sunset Cliffs and Ocean Beach (San Diego, CA)

AmericaJR.com's Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo

AmericaJR.com’s Jason, Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo visited Sunset Cliffs Natural Park and Ocean Beach during their recent trip to San Diego, California. Sunset Cliffs is named for the sheer cliffs which border the ocean. There are surfing spots below the cliffs. The cliffside trails are popular for walking and for watching the sunset, but are undeveloped and can be dangerous. Ocean Beach lies on the Pacific Ocean at the estuary of the San Diego River, at the western terminus of Interstate 8. In 1969 Hodad’s opened on Newport, gaining national attention in 2007 after appearing on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. The Ocean Beach Municipal Pier, built in 1966, is the longest concrete pier on the West Coast at 1,971 feet (601 m).[28] The pier supports a restaurant and bait shop (Ocean Beach Pier Cafe), which is located about 200yd/.03m down the pier. It is open 24 hours a day.

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