Collected by D Bee
2531 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
The san and surf at this well-know beach are reminiscent of beaches in SoCal. It also helps that the water is often five degrees warmer here than other Bay Area beaches. The addition of a natural bridge constantly pummeled by waves and nesting...
45500 CA-1, Big Sur, CA 93920, USA
Although a bit of a drive, Andrew Molera State Park is a well-rewarded trip south of Carmel, CA. You can pack a picnic and take the short hike out to the beach. If you pack your boots, it is highly recommended to do the long loop, Bluff Trail to...
Sycamore Canyon Rd, Big Sur, CA 93920, USA
Driving up the California coast to Big Sur there are a lot of beautiful beaches, but I had my eye set on Pfeiffer Beach because of the photos I saw online. It is very hard to find - you take a narrow side street with little signage for 2 miles...
448 La Rue Rd, Davis, CA 95616, USA
When I want to experience nature and get away from the city, I head to Davis, just 20 minutes from Sacramento. Davis is home to University of California at Davis and the university's 100-acre arboretum. I love walking the winding paths of the...
Peter Iredale Rd, Hammond, OR 97121, USA
Adding to Oregon's list of adventure landscapes and sights is the wreck of the Peter Iredale. On a wide open beach, the beached hull is so corroded you can step right inside. My husband, our pup, and I had a grand morning of dodging small waves...
84318 Ecola State Park Rd, Cannon Beach, OR 97110, United States
What better place to be on the last day in February 2015 than on the beach at Ecola State park in Cannon Beach Oregon. Aquamarine water, white capped waves and just a peak at the haunted Tillamook Rock Lighthouse known as "Terrible Tilly" off in...