Moonlight State Beach

Type: Beaches

Map / Directions 10Best Says

This beach earns its name because residents in the early 1900s used to picnic under the stars here. Today, Moonlight State Beach is a popular beach choice with North County San Diego locals and...  Read More


  • Free Things to Do: "Street parking is free. You'll have to walk downhill to the beach (and back up)."
  • Beaches: "This is a very family-friendly, laid-back beach. Plan to eat at some of the great nearby restaurants."
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: It's the best beach for families in North County San Diego because of all the amenities on offer.
  • Best for Beaches Because: Visitors staying in North County San Diego need a place to go and this one is a concierge favorite because of the amenities on offer.

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