California's Colorful Sunsets
Nothing beats the bursting color of the sunsets in LA, especially when the endless ocean horizon is the backdrop. Post up at a lifeguard stand on the sand, a rooftop with a view or a roadside lookout spot along the cliffs of the Pacific Coast Highway to fully take in the serene moment of the days end. Watching the vibrant oranges, purples and pinks fade into a pastel palette is a magical experience that is never the same but is always astounding. Hotel Erwin in Venice and Shangri-La in Santa Monica are two of the few rooftop bars with an ocean view and the two oversized “Singing Beach Chairs” between Pico and the Santa Monica Pier are a unique alternative to the lifeguard stands, boardwalk and beach.
By Susan Mason, AFAR Local Expert
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