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Address: Laguna Beach, CA
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Popular surfing and bodysurfing beach.

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Main Beach in Laguna

We were so disappointed that this stunning beautiful beach had so much seaweed in the water that it made it difficult to enjoy. The sand was raked daily however within a few... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2012
SuzieQ46
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Las Vegas NV
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Louisiana
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71 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

The beach was very crowded, cold water, dirty and smelly. The waves are so rough you cannot swim. The entire city closes down at 9 pm with hardly no options for dining. Traffic is very abd on the weekends and parking is expensive. The entire weekend was a bad experience.

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Las Vegas NV
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We were so disappointed that this stunning beautiful beach had so much seaweed in the water that it made it difficult to enjoy. The sand was raked daily however within a few hours of the cleanup the beach/sand was covered with seaweed and the flies that accommodate it. We had two fairly good days with minimal seaweed and great weather.

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south lake tahoe
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Saw this production last night and would recommend it to anyone over the age of twelve. I got two tickets "the day of" and our seats were excellent. I'd researched online and found going directly to the box office a much better option. The woman selling seats was über helpful and quoted all of the different possibilities which helped in... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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144 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

While it has been performed for 8 decades, the Pageant of the Masters brings life to art or as they say "Where Art comes to Life." I have attended for several seasons, but this one was so very well done. The show is based on volunteer live actors posing as still life models within famous (infamous) works of art. Predominantly... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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56 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

A great place for walking on the beach and on the streets. Keep in mind that most of the beach is far below the main street (Pacific Coastal Highway) and requires climbing several flights of stairs. However, the views are breathtaking.

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1 Thank Fred K
staten island, new york
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81 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

my sister took me here last sunday! i love the scenery, there were so many people and a bit crowded at that time, but overall i really enjoyed the hot weather!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

The landscaping was delightful and there were many areas on the beach where you could relax without feeling crowded

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trabuco canyon
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

We live about 30 minutes from this glorious area and come here to the Beach often to relax and enjoy the views especially during the week when it is not crowded. The tourists come here to see the main beach, and walk around the arts and shopping area and there are some parts that they never experience and I would... More 

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Hollywood, CA
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Laguna Beach is halfway between LA and San Diego. We just did the day trip from LA but there are a number of hotels/motels/resorts if you want to stay over. We came during the week so there was no real crowding. I assume that the weekends are very busy. I have friends who stay in a hotel for a week... More 

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Surprise
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Lots to do, wonderful stay at The Art Hotel. Beautiful beaches, great restaurants and shops. Amazing artwork at The Sawdust Festival. Kids enjoyed seeing the Seals and Sea Elephants at the Marine Mammal Rescue Center.

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