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  • The Historic Fishing Piers in California

    Fishing has always been a big coastal activity in California, long before surfing became popular in the 1960’s. During the second half of the 1800’s and in the early 1900’s […]

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  • Best Sand Dunes on the California Coast

    Sand dunes are diverse natural habitats that can be sources of endless fun whether it is hiking or just playing around. California has dunes all along its Pacific Ocean shoreline […]

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  • The Big Sur Coast Must-See Beaches

    Big Sur might be the most beautiful coastline in the entire country. When many people think of the California Coast they have visions of driving down the highway in the Big Sur […]

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  • Map of Shipwrecks You Can See in California

    California is home to hundreds of shipwrecks that occurred over the years from the broad sandy beaches of Southern California to the rugged rocky coastline of Northern California. Some of […]

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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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  • Monterey Dunes Vacation Rentals

    Monterey Dunes is a hidden coastal housing development near the center of Monterey Bay where vacation rentals are your only option for lodging. Many of the condo units here are […]

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  • Ventana Inn Resort & Spa

    Nestled on a hillside overlooking the dramatic Pacific coastline, Ventana Big Sur is a luxurious Big Sur resort offering the ultimate in accommodations for those seeking a romantic getaway, luxurious escape or a relaxing vacation.

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  • Pajaro Dunes Vacation Rentals

    Pajaro Dunes is a rural coastal community on Monterey Bay between Moss Landing and Aptos. Watsonville is just five miles inland and is the closest place for restaurants, stores, and […]

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