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Main Beach

Laguna Beach, CA
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Ranked #10 of 25 Attractions in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Beaches, Outdoors

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Olathe, Kansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Great Beach to walk in December! Not very crowded or hot. Waves were crashing, the volleyballers were out and you get amazing sunsets from here.

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Oceanside, California, USA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
37 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Very nice, flat, beautiful beach in the village of Laguna Beach. Next to the Heisler Park walkway. Picnic tables and benches to enjoy the views.

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Laguna Beach, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It doesn't get better than watching sunset at Main Beach and then walking to the nearby Laguna night spots.

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Santa Rosa, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I have been visiting main beach since childhood in the 60's! Love the iconic life guard stand! Great place to watch people, dogs and birdlife!

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Columbus, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Nice boardwalk with benches. Wide beach with accessible parking, too. The shoreline drops pretty quickly and the waves can be pretty strong, so be careful with young kids.

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Brooklyn
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Beautiful, beautiful beach. I would have loved to have spent more time here but I was pressed for time. I would definitely come back. There are plenty of shops and restaurants in the area so I think you can easily spend an entire day there.

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California
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1,594 reviews 1,594 reviews
1,035 attraction reviews
422 helpful votes 422 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This used to be a really interesting place, with a real boardwalk made of wood, a tacky but interesting collection of eateries and shops... Now it is a generic beachfront. Boring.

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

got gyros across the street in downtown and ate in the shadow of the pint-sized lighthouse.there are a handful of people asking for money and one person playing an instrument

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Beautiful sands, and huge waves! Perfect place to head for the day, plenty of shops or resturants to go to for food!

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Bay Area, CA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Whenever I visit Laguna Beach, this is my favorite spot to just sit on a bench and watch the people, the world, the sunset go by! Centrally located on Pacific Coast Highway and Broadway--you cannot miss it. Also, just a short walk from the Hotel Laguna and some good restaurants!

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