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Welcome to Walkabout International!

WALKABOUT is an all-volunteer non-profit organization offering over 850 local walks each year, numerous low-cost day trips, overnight travel, parties, potlucks, holiday celebrations and other activities. Established in San Diego in 1977, Walkabout promotes healthy regular exercise, social comaraderie and discovering new places.

Celebrating our 38th Anniversary Year!

Featured Walks

Every Tuesday

6:30 pm ***Note New Location***

ABOVE THE BAY. Join us for some exercise and fabulous views of the lights around Mission Bay. Meet by Carl's Jr. at Clairemont Dr. and Burgener Blvd. for a hilly, 1-hour plus, moderate to moderate-plus walk (see Thomas Guide 1248-F6). Rain, but not mist, cancels. Flashlight recommended. Please call Teri E. (858) 560-0446 or Jill F. (858) 292-4231 to make sure walk is "on" for the week.

Every Friday

4:00 pm ***Note New Time***

MISSION HILLS MEANDER. Come see the great views and picturesque homes and gardens of this old neighborhood on a 1-hour casual walk for about 2.5 miles on flat terrain. Meet at the coffee shop at 1920 Ft. Stockton Dr. From Washington St., go north on Goldfinch St. and west on Ft. Stockton Dr. Rain cancels. Stan F. (619) 222-3447.

Saturday, November 21

10:00 am

Point Loma Nazarene University to Ocean Beach Pier. This casual to moderate walk of 4.4 miles begins at Point Loma Nazarene University and travels through the lovely campus to the massive cliffs above the Pacific Ocean before heading north along Sunset Cliffs Blvd. to the end at Ocean Beach Pier for an optional lunch. Meet at Old Town Transit Center (OTTC) on the parking side of the station at platform “M” where we will take Bus 28 at 10:15 for a 19 minute ride to Shelter Island. Afterward, we will take Bus 35 from Ocean Beach back to OTTC. There are many spectacular vistas that you may wish to record and share, so be sure to bring a camera along, preferably one with a long lens. Email ddobbs48@gmail.com for a reply with complete details. Heavy rain cancels. Dan, the Explorer (858)722-3002.

Tuesday, November 24

3:00 pm

MARSTON POINT. Work up an appetite for Thanksgiving dinner with the last of six Tuesday afternoon Balboa Park walks. We will meet at the statue of Kate Sessions at Laurel St. (El Prado) and Balboa Dr. (1 block east of 6th Ave.) for a 1.5 hour casual to moderate mostly flat walk. From the statue, we will walk south to see the old Fire Alarm Building, Pine Grove picnic area, and the spectacular view of the city from Marston Point. Rain cancels. Evelyn K. (619) 461-6095.

Click here to see a complete listing of upcoming walks.