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Moonstone Beach

Cambria, CA 93452
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Ranked #1 of 7 attractions in Cambria
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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Montreal, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

This place is almost perfect. Especially when you have a room on Moonstone Beach Drive. Take a nice walk on the boardwalk trail and look at nature. It is a good place to have a summer house, I thought. I would, if I could. Loved it!

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San Jose, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

One of the prettiest stretches of coastline in California. Don't miss Fiscalini Ranch -- breathtaking.

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Simi Valley, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

We went for wonderful walks along the boardwalk with our dog. Moonstone Beach is such a beautiful, rustic, windy beach. Bundle up and enjoy!

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Aurora, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Loved this beach!! My husband and I stopped here on our way down the PCH. It is beautiful. You can collect lovely colourful rocks all along the beach. The views are superb. While we were here we saw sea otters, seals, dolphins and whales. You can walk along the boardwalk path or the beach. While searching for moonstones on the... More

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Fresno, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Moonstone has long been a favorite of mine. It is a peaceful beach in which the vast majority has been covered in pebbles from the sea.

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

great locaiton, lovely atmospheric beach, boardwalk for miles. Fog in the morning provides atmosphere.

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Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We walked the boardwalk with the squirrels and wildflowers. The sea and seals were such a beautiful sight. The benches seem to be placed at a perfect spacing to be plentiful yet not take away from the beauty.

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london
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We went climbing rocks and searching for tiny gem stones , very pretty . A good stop halfway from la to San fran

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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Don't expect solitude on a walk on the boardwalk above Moonstone Beach. It's a busy but delightful spot for enjoying the ocean and getting a bit of exercise. We saw dolphins and sea lions, in addition to a variety of birds, from the vantage point of the boardwalk. Also surfers when the surf was up. Access to the beach is... More

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Martinez, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

The beach itself is great and searching for moonstones is the past time or just sitting and looking at the waves works too. Tide pools at lower tides are fun too. Access via stairs in multiple places makes it easy..

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