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California Beaches photos and travel guides include award-winning pictures of beaches in California, cities, hotels and events.

California Beaches provide one of the most popular vacations in the USA and the trends  tells us why. 54% of the nation’s population lives within 50 miles of shorelines, and more people are moving to coastal areas every day. That's why our California beach travel guide was designed to assist more than 85% of travelers in Calif., who are local residents, and visitors from around the nation and internationally who seek to grab some of that famous sunshine!

It's no mystery why beaches & cities hold great allure―stand on a busy Los Angeles beach during a hot summer day to view the happy people (including celebrities) seeking relaxation and recreation. Take one look and you'll be hooked!

500 California beaches offer tourists diverse landscapes, activities, & attractions to explore along 1,000 miles of the USA's west coast. Paralleling and sometimes veering away from the Pacific Ocean are flat, sandy expanses and rocky shores. What are the best beaches in California? Our top 10 beach picks are: San Diego's Ocean Beach (OB), Encinitas, Laguna Beach (all 26 beaches!), Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Santa Barbara, Pismo Beach, Carmel, Santa Cruz and Ocean Beach San Francisco.

California Beaches alphabetical list provides resources, videos, pictures of beaches, piers, sunsets, surfers, and sunbathing  information. The vacation guide has top quality photos to help plan your trip with a little help from your friends. We're traveling and searching for insider tips  to over 1,000 beaches, holiday vacations & destinations you won't find in the other travel guides. Summer is most popular for visits to the best beaches in California and the good news is that affordable prices for beach hotels can be found, along with shopping deals, and even delicious, cheap meals! World famous CA really has it all.


California Events: Festivals & Fairs, Cruises, Parades, Car Shows, Art Walks and Concerts in California  calendar of events celebrate holidays, culture, sports & food.


CHECK PRICES save money Search for hotel rooms, look at the hotel locator maps, pictures, and even attraction tickets to major theme parks.

California Theme Parks you won't want to miss include Disneyland with parades, fireworks shows and parades. We sell tickets to the park, and also SeaWorld, Legoland, Knotts Berry Farm and Magic Mountain attractions. Events include California Kids Vacation beach playgrounds and popular activities that bring families & friends together.

California Businesses of all types throughout the state can be found in our business directory. Visit our Shopping, Stores and Malls area to get outfitted for your visit to the beach. Search Restaurants and Bars to make the evening special with any cuisine, specialty or price range. Pick and choose from thousands of Hotels and Lodging, including motels, inns, vacation rentals and bed and breakfasts throughout California. Best of all, browse through our Things To Do pages to find your city of interest and discover all that it has to offer.

Looking for California Things To Do? Beach bonfires on escapes to Newport Beach or Pismo Beach are ideal! Spice up weekend getaways with our beach travel guide for vacation tips, then visit bejeweled Santa Barbara or surf to Santa Cruz. Grape tasters and star gazers can sip Napa wine, enjoy celestial views or spot celebrities at Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills.

You can surf, swim, sunbathe and take pictures of beaches in California, grabbing a souvenir photo of a California girl or surfer hanging ten next to the Huntington Beach Pier.

BEACHCALIFORNIA.COM is a  California Travel News publication established in 1996. We proudly have helped millions of travelers with information, hotel reservations, tickets, maps, pictures and trip planning.

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