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Address: Cambria, CA 93452
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Kayaking
Description: Charming and natural beach.

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Best Sunset Ever!

We stayed at a hotel across the street from Moonstone Beach. Walking along the boardwalk we decided to watch the sunset. The amazing range of colors lasted for 45 minutes and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

We stayed at a hotel across the street from Moonstone Beach. Walking along the boardwalk we decided to watch the sunset. The amazing range of colors lasted for 45 minutes and just kept getting more gorgeous!

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Fresno, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW via mobile

We are from the Central Valley, where temps in the 100's, during the Summer. This Quiet beach excellent to get away and take a walk, hang out, sit on one of many benches or your lawn chair and enjoy the cool ocean breeze. Not many Restaurants but Many within A mile in Cambria, many hotels to chose from near beach.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful California beach to walk along via a well maintained boardwalk. You can get off the walk and go down onto the rocky beach at any time to investigate tide pools and driftwood.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

They have a wonderful Board walk that stretches along the top of the cliff above the beach that goes on for almost two miles.... We have been back several times just to walk on the beach as well....always looking for moonstones...

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San Francisco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Lots of tidepools / rocks to explore, water is fine, lots of surfers. Love to look for interesting rocks / shells / moonstones.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Unique, stunning and you can spend hours looking at the pebbles! Tidepools are loaded with anemone and crabs. A must.

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Manteca, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We love to stay on the Moonstone beach for a couple of days every year. It is one of our go to places for rest.

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Yorba Linda, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Delightful area for a walk along the beach. This can be challenging if the tide is high but still easy to navigate along the shore. Beautiful rock formations and interesting tide pools.

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sacramento
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Very pleasant beach with sandy stretches for walks and rocks for tide pooling. Boardwalks allow for easy walks above the sand for those who can't or dislike walking in the sand. But if you do get to the sand, you might find some low grade moonstones.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We walked part of the extensive boardwalk along Moonstone Beach. The views were lovely and the boardwalk in great shape.

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Address: Cambria, CA 93452
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria

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