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Moonstone Beach

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Address: Cambria, CA 93452
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Kayaking
Description: Charming and natural beach.
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A surprise on the central coast.

This is totally different than most central coast beaches. It is rocky and rugged. More like Oregon than California. It is a great place for couples.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
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Clovis, California
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Clovis, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This is totally different than most central coast beaches. It is rocky and rugged. More like Oregon than California. It is a great place for couples.

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Pismo Beach, CA, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Beautiful stretch of ocean with an easy to walk boardwalk and easy beach access along the way. Rain or shine it is a beautiful spot.

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Upland, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful part of California and the beach has been developed by the community. There is so much to do from walking along the boardwalk, exploring tidepools, staying at nice hotels, or sitting on the patio of the Moonstone Beach Bar and Grill and enjoy the day or watch colorful sunsets.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Stopped in Cambria on way to San Fran, and so glad we did. The sunsets are breathtaking. Gorgeous rocks, and fine pebble beach. We didn't see any moon rocks but it could've just been timing. Would go back in a heartbeat!

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Corona, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This is a beautiful beach to walk on or you can stroll on the boardwalk above it. Beautiful views, and since it is not a state park you can search for moonstones to bring home!

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california
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This beach is directly across the street from several hotels along Moonstone Beach Drive. There is wooden walkway that goes the length of the beach, with access off to the beach off the boardwalk.

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Manteca, California
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170 reviews 170 reviews
32 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We love Moonstone Beach. They have made wooden walkways for you to walk along the ocean and they are really nice. There is a wallkway down to the beach, a few steps down. Nice smooth beach. Sometimes there is a lot of driftwood. Beautiful sunsets . I wouldn't swim there. Confirmed sharks. They even have signs up about them.

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California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Such a lovely drive along the beach and the views are breathtaking. You will love it. So romantic. There are so many gorgeous views and there are a lot of places to park and enjoy the scenery.

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Palmdale, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Beautiful views, easy walk. Wish I could walk here every day! Benches spaced out so people could just stop and take it all in.

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Beautiful beach. Lovely sunset. Good for an evening stroll. Benches available for stopping. Relaxing environment.

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