11个不可思议的加州海滩 | Visit California


Secluded, action-packed, or classic—there's a California beach for every mood


Play a game of word association with “California” and it’s almost certain that “beach” will be blurted out immediately. 的se 11 incredible Golden State stretches of sand will make it clear why. 户外旅行作家安·玛丽·布朗, author of 14 guidebooks and hundreds of articles about California’s spectacular 公园 and public lands, 分享使每一个特别的地方, 是否困, under-the-radar gem or a famous spot habituated by celebrities (and those who love them).

1. 拉荷亚海岸


Lather up the SPF 50 and rent some gear on this 一英里长的新月形沙然后尝试一种新的咸味运动. 皮划艇游船去 拉霍亚海的洞穴. Boogie boarders and stand-up paddlers ply the gentle surf. Snorkelers spot California spiny lobsters, sheep crabs, and leopard sharks. Wear yourself out during daylight, then stick around for a twilight beach bonfire. 你的喜欢? 他们将不仅仅是游客——看看为什么 拉荷亚当地 lists this particular sandy stretch as his go-to, and get tips on what else to do while in the area.


2. C水晶湾州立公园


还记得贝蒂·米勒的电影吗, 海滩? 它是在这里拍摄的 三英里的丝绸般的沙子 dotted with charming 1940s-vintage cottages (to score one, book a year in advance). Surfers and skim-boarders tackle the reef break while landlubbers enjoy beach walks and searching for sea stars. 在一天结束时,漫步到 流浪者咖啡馆 for clam chowder at sunset, then rent a firepit and roast gooey s’更多的s as darkness falls. (更多的)    

3. 蝴蝶海滩


检查你的罗盘——在美国里维埃拉, 又名圣芭芭拉分校, 海岸线面对墨西哥, 不是夏威夷. 但 蝴蝶海滩 is one of the few with a west-ish orientation, so you can watch that fiery orange ball dip into the Pacific. Visit this popular dog-walking beach near the 四季manhattan during low tides, when you and Rover can log 10,000 steps strolling to 圣芭芭拉分校's 东方海滩 或世界级著名的 哈蒙德海滩. Plan your visit to 但terfly around the museums, boutiques, restaurants, and the historic mission of 圣芭芭拉分校.

4. 卡梅尔市海滩


In the postcard-pretty village of 卡梅尔, a curving 白色的海滩 lies at the foot of storybook cottages and manicured gardens. Aquamarine 卡梅尔 Bay's protected cove hosts an annual sandcastle-building contest, featuring not just castles but also sea turtles, 美人鱼, 龙, 马, 和更多的. 当人群渐渐散去, long-billed curlews work the intertidal zone and squadrons of pelicans fly in V-formations inches above the waves. (更多的)


5. 大学湾


特立尼达拉岛 is what happens when picture-perfect headlands collide with sandy beaches and wave-sculpted sea stacks. A one-mile trail tunnels through conifers cloaking the Elk Head bluffs, then winds down to this 僻静的北海岸海滩. Pack a picnic and savor views of Pewetole Island, a rock outcrop straight out of a fairy tale. Or, if you’ve got a few days to spare and a travel itch, head out on this 隐藏的海滩 公路旅行.

6. 曼彻斯特州立公园海滩


的沙丘 曼彻斯特州立公园海滩 后面是一条满是浮木的沙地, ideal for meditative walks and searching for washed-up treasures along the five-mile-long shoreline. When night falls, pitch your tent at the park’s campground and doze off to a lullaby of waves. (更多的)

7. 落日州海滩


你的波在这里等着你 农村的海滩 圣克鲁斯南部. Fog-free weather and an unspoiled sweep of coastline offer ideal surfing and beach-walking conditions. 扫描海洋寻找鲸鱼和海豚, warm your toes at a bonfire as the sun sinks over Monterey Bay, or spend the night in a tent just a short walk from the waterline.

8. 史汀生海滩


沐浴在阳光里的 史汀生 is where San Franciscans go to escape the summer fog. Kids with sand buckets and longboard surfers crowd the lines at the 玉米煎饼站 while lifeguards keep watch over the white-crested waves. 海豹潜水, 鸬鹚巡航, 不插电的快乐就像放风筝一样盛行, 桨球, 飞盘, 和小说阅读. 另一个人们去斯廷森的原因? 这是其中一站 旧金山最好的徒步旅行.

9. 杜姆岬州立海滩


马里布的广泛, pearly beaches stretch along 25 coastal miles, 所以很难选择一根最喜欢的线. 但 沙丘, a promontory that forms the northern boundary of Santa Monica Bay, delivers much 更多的 than just surfing and swimming. 用上绳攀登者攀登海边的悬崖, 迁徙的灰鲸列队经过这里, and a blufftop preserve offers unforgettable views of the 马里布 coast and 卡特琳娜岛. 在欣赏了那些风景之后, go explore the quintessentially Southern Californian beach town (and celebrity stomping ground) of 马里布.

10. Cayucos州海滩


No place does “laidback beach town” better than Cayucos. 的 六英里长的狭长海滩 北部的 小丘湾 celebrates the slow life with mellow pleasures like basking in the sun, 在岸边划皮艇, or watching joyful retrievers race into the shallows to retrieve tennis balls. Kiss your stress good-bye as you strip off your shoes and walk barefoot on cool sand, or join the twilight-hour romantics strolling the 1872 Cayucos码头.

11. 圣布埃纳文图拉州立海滩


This 文图拉 beach fits everybody’s definition of endless summer. 打排球或扔飞盘 两英里弯曲的沙子. Pedal the paved coastal bikeway or log a few laps on California's oldest and longest wooden pier (1,958英尺). 饿了? 剥去一些双壳动物的壳 乔利牡蛎壳小屋. 寻找一个延长访问时间的理由? 考虑去旅行 海峡群岛国家公园文图拉 是通往五岛群岛的门户.

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