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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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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Loved the beautiful and unique stones. Lots of squirrels and birds. There wasnt much I did not like.

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Fair Haven, New Jersey
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

What a great stretch of beach with a boardwalk to stroll and watch the sunset. We unfortunately only had one night here on our way down the coast. Cambria seems like a great relaxing seashore town. We saw whales and sea lions. We would love to go back and rest for a while!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Spent hours looking for and collecting awesome rocks. Even found a piece sea glass! The beach was beautiful and quiet. Very few people, which made it even better.

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Meyreuil, France
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202 reviews 202 reviews
57 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

There are over a dozen hotels/motels to stay in Moonstone Beach. All of them look good, and all opposite the Pacific Ocean, with those amazing sunset views. The water may be cold, but the view is HOT! Go stay for a few days, or longer. This place is gorgeous. Whales will show you how they love it too.

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Fresno, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Fine restaurants and great sunsets. Nice any time of the year . Wish we could come over from Fresno more often

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Glendale, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

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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90 reviews 90 reviews
23 attraction reviews
255 helpful votes 255 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

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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103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

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
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

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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