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    The Lost Surf Breaks of California

    Sign near the gate at Hollister Ranch Over time California has lost access to some of its surf breaks. In most cases it’s because of private land ownership, but there’s also […]

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    Top 10 Beach Getaways in California

    The California coastline has no shortage of beaches (approximately 1,000 in fact). So choosing the ideal location for your beach getaway vacation is no trivial task. Not only do you need access […]

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    California Surfing Museums

    Inside the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum California has several museums dedicated to the sport of surfing. It seems like surfing has been huge here forever. Some Southern California cities claim […]

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    Shark Attack Locations in California 2000-Present

    Everyone has heard about shark attacks on the California coast over the years, but where do they happen the most? We decided to map all of the California shark attacks starting in the […]

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    The Missions of California

    California has 21 historic Spanish missions from San Diego to Sonoma in the northern San Francisco Bay Area. Most were built during the late 1700’s, with the two northernmost being […]

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    Best Beachfront Dining in Santa Barbara

    With a beautiful coastline, an abundance of local farms and the influence of the wine country, Santa Barbara may be one of the best places in California for beachfront dining. […]

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Restaurants

  • Marisol Restaurant

    Marisol Restaurant

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  • Whale Watchers Cafe

    Whale Watchers Cafe

    The Whale Watcher Cafe advertises itself as a world renowned establishment offering a 60 year tradition of hospitality and gourmet dining in a romantic, nautical-like setting. There is casual dining […]

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  • Custom House

    Custom House

    Located just a few steps from the Avila Beach, the old Custom House offers casual dining with fresh seafood, delicious cocktails and stunning ocean views. Indoor and outdoor dining options […]

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