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Moonstone Beach

San Simeon, CA 93452
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Ranked #6 of 12 attractions in San Simeon
Type: Beaches
Activities: Walking
Description: Charming and natural beach.
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Reno, NV
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The beach is along the main area of Cambria. Great to walk on and there are also walking paths. Hotels and restaurants are across the street.

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Austin, Texas, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

My husband and I stopped here since it was rated pretty high. Not that easy to find. I guess I expected many brightly colored rocks on beach but that wasn't the case. Theses stones are very small and you need to get so very close to take a picture. The grounds are beautiful with wonderful paths to get to beach.

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Ventura, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We love this beach. It is so beautiful to walk the beach or the trail above it which goes quite a ways along the coast line. We visited during low tide so we got to explore the tide pools. Breathtaking views.

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Henderson, Nevada
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106 reviews 106 reviews
14 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

What's not to like? It's quiet and beautiful. The shore is rocky. Listen to the sound of the surf while soaking in the scent of the sea and the squawk of the gulls. Walk along the Boardwalk or sit and watch the fog roll in or the sun set.

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vandenberg village, ca
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129 reviews 129 reviews
7 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The walk ways make is easy to get around and protect the natural growth. Still have access to the beach but in maintained paths. Love the view and the area.

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Morro Bay, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Breathtaking shoreline. So much fun to hunt for beautiful stones and seaglass. Another amazing aspect of God's creation. A must visit.

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Felton, California
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301 reviews 301 reviews
140 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This is a great beach whether walking on the beach or on the boardwalk above. Beautiful views. Not too crowded. Lots of driftwood. One of our very favorite walking places.

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Los Angeles, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Beautiful wooden boardwalk to stroll on that goes quite far, with sweeping vistas of the ocean. We saw many harbor seals and a sea otter bobbing in the waves. It was not crowded which made it all the more pleasant

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

An interesting geological phenomenon (my unscientific opinion). Very interesting and worth a stop and a walk.

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alabama
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Though about driving through the area, but stopped for a break and walk on the beach. It was fun looking for the colored stones and comparing our finds with each other.

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