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California Beaches

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    La Jolla Cove , La Jolla
    Famous for its tide pools and sea lions, La Jolla Cove features a tiny beach surrounded by sandstone cliffs. Part of a protected reserve know
    Tours from $79
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    The southern Californian community of Venice has for decades been famous for its vibrant subcultures and offbeat way of living, and Venice Be
    Tours from $49
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    Appreciate the pristine natural landscape and thriving habitat of the California coast at Point Lobos State Reserve. The nature reserve is ho
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    Santa Monica Beach , Santa Monica
    Bask in the warm California sun on the white sand shores of Santa Monica Beach. Stretching over 4.82 km (3 mi) along the Santa Monica Bay, th
    Tours from $68
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    With two of Monterey's most pristine seaside locations, Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach offers white sands, blue ocean, and a classic pa
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