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Moonstone Beach

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Address: Cambria, CA 93452
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Charming and natural beach.

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The boardwalk is so nice. There's access stairs down to the beach and lookout decks every so often . The beach is not really all that nice for swimming, but it is lovely to walk... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Marilyn D
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Decatur, Illinois
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Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The boardwalk is so nice. There's access stairs down to the beach and lookout decks every so often . The beach is not really all that nice for swimming, but it is lovely to walk. Be careful of high tide, though. Parts of the boardwalk at the south end take you through a little wooded area. There's nice homes to... More 

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Manhattan Beach, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been coming here for close to thirty years. Have even been tempted to sell our home in Manhattan Beach and move here...but too many friends and family in M.B. It is ALWAYS beautiful, be it rain, wind, storms or "warmth". So many delicious spots to dine, strolling through the town's shops is always enjoyable. But the best is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just a beautiful walk on a wood path. The ocean views are unobstructed and we were treated to a visual inspection by a Heron that kept watch very close to the pathway

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Nipomo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very fine restaurant with a great view of the ocean and good food. Very convenient to local motels on the boardwalk that is approximate 2 miles long next to the ocean. The sunsets

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1 Thank Stan F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful part of the California coast to visit. Very serene and gorgeous views. Great for beach walking and just getting away.

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely boardwalk that goes on for at least a mile and half along the shore. Very quiet and beautiful. I have never been there when it has been overly crowded. We love taking our beach umbrella and chairs. We can just spend the day on the beach.

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2 Thank DJAllison
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This lovely beach has a great walking boardwalk that's family friendly. The views are beautiful and it's a great place to get some fresh air and exercise. There ride pools and great places to get some great stones and drift wood.However several of the stairs leading from the boardwalk to the beach are in need of some serious repair and... More 

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Onyx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming here for 28 years and still love it. Love seeing the seals and walking the boardwalk. It's a special place for us as we spent our honeymoon here

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible drive from San Louis Obispo. I little cloudy and overcast. The held up we were able to take some great pictures of the rolling hills during our drive back to Cambria.

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Shaver Lake, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the walking paths and viewing areas. There are various plants and flowers along the walkways. We saw many elephant seals laying on the rocks. The ocean was very rough while there. We always enjoy taking a walk when staying in Cambria. Very nice!

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