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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 $45
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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
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    Point Lobos , Carmel
    Appreciate the pristine natural landscape and thriving habitat of the California coast at Point Lobos. The nature reserve is home to hundreds
    Tours from $549
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    With two of Monterey's most pristine seaside locations, Carmel River State Beach offers white sands, blue ocean, and a classic panorama of th
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    Santa Monica State Beach , Santa Monica
    Bask in the warm California sun on the white sand shores of Santa Monica State Beach. Stretching over 4.82 km (3 mi) along the Santa Monica B
    Tours from $72
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