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Moonstone Beach

Cambria, CA 93452
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in Cambria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Beaches, Geologic Formations
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Kayaking
Traveler Description:  Moonstone Beach is a gorgeous strech of coastline in the Cambria area.  Here you will view waves crashing on the surf and see numerous sea lions... more »
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Glendale, Arizona
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

A lovely, rocky beach on California's Central Coast. The boardwalk along the beach makes for a lovely place to walk and Moonstone Beach is just 5 minutes from Cambria's excellent restaurants.

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Los Angeles, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
18 attraction reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

This is the perfect beach for those who love to look at the water. There is a long. winding, wooden boardwalk that follows the coastline. There is a point where you can stop and take in the view and take pictures. Parking spots along the road. There is a park at one end with plenty of parking. Picnic benches, porta-potties... More

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Glendale, California
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397 reviews 397 reviews
118 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

amazing sunsets! nice beach and rocks being splashed on. Go at low tide and you can see all the smooth pebbles on the beach

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San Luis Obispo, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Nice walking and reading beach when the wind is not blowing. Lots of beach glass to keep you occupied. You can see whales at different times of year.

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Dayton, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We got there early before the tide came in. It was a majestic walk. Interesting and beautiful pebbles lined the beach that later got covered by the water. It was also beautiful to watch the fog roll away. The rock formations and small tidal pools would attract anyone. The quaint town of Cambria is also worth spending time at.

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Leatherhead, Surrey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

such a lovely beachfront. Very clean and well maintained with easy parking. A couple of restaurants available. Very close to the charming town of Cambria

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Love the boardwalk and the constant sound of the crashing waves along with viewing the sea otters and on this last trip a pod of whales.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Go for a walk along the beach or path and have sundowners on the rocks. Perfect. Also there look to be good restaurants along the seafront although I didn't try them.

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Crescent Head, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great path all along we walked into town during the day and night about 15 20 minutes each way. Plenty of light even on way back

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Sacramento CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Fun for beachcombing, surfing (not a lot of surfers out, though waves are mostly very lowkey) and whale watching. We saw lots of spouting and even a couple of breaching whales.

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