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With its unique beaches and diverse communities, California’s largest city offers year-round outdoor recreational pursuits. The City of Los Angeles is home to some of the nation’s best beaches, from the infamous bodybuilders and folk artists on Venice Beach to the two sides of Cabrillo Beach Park in San Pedro, one opening to the adventurous surf and one opening to the relaxing harbor. Meanwhile, soak up the serenity of Playa Del Rey Beach with its family and pet-friendly park, or take in some history of the region, touring the revered Point Fermin Park and Lighthouse. Many of the wide sandy Los Angeles area beaches are in other cities along the shores of Santa Monica Bay. See which of the many LA area beaches made the list of Best Beaches in Los Angeles.