Best Coastal Towns in California

La Jolla


La Jolla is simply stunning. Whether you are looking for long, white sandy beaches or stunning cliffs, This Upscale California beach town has it all. This place should definitely be on your list of places to soak up the SoCal vibe.

San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo is one of the must visit coastal towns in California, especially if you are road tripping from San Francisco to Los Angeles. It is located at a convenient halfway point between the two cities.


Avila Beach


This charming town offers up all the fun beach-related activities you could wish for—from swimming in the ocean, to kayaking, to building sandcastles. But beyond this, you’ll also find there are plenty of other activities to enjoy.

San Diego

San Diego is the perfect California beach city and a must for any California itinerary. Also known as America’s Finest City, San Diego has a lot to offer.


Santa Monica

Located a mere 20-minute drive from Beverly Hills, Santa Monica beach offers many things to see and do. Aside from the gorgeous weather, soft sand at your feet, and every water sport you could think of, there are plenty of attractions to see.


Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is a charming upscale beach town that is situated just an hour north of Los Angeles in Southern California. Every corner of Santa Barbara is aesthetically pleasing - from the red-tiled clay buildings to the pristine coastlines.


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