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California's Central Coast Beaches

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    Moonstone Beach , Cambria
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    Set within a dramatic coastline of sandy coves and rocky promontories, Moonstone Beach attracts nature lovers with commanding ocean views and
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    Piedras Blancas , San Simeon
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    Take in ocean views, spot elephant seals, and check out an historical lighthouse at Piedras Blancas. Use the signs along the viewing areas to
    Tours from $476
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    4.3
    Enjoy unparalleled vantage points of the coastline and a butterfly preserve as you explore Natural Bridges State Beach. Located in Santa Cruz
    Tours from $31
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    Carpinteria State Beach , Carpinteria
    4.3
    Popular for surfing and beachfront camping, Carpinteria State Beach remains a favorite vacation spot for families with kids. Clean and safe f
    Tours from $17
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    4.2
    Stroll along the shore at Arroyo Burro County Beach Park, where you can look for whales, swim and surf the waves, or go surf fishing instead.
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