THE 22 BUCKET LIST BEACHES IN CALIFORNIA
Aspiring actors go to California for the job opportunities. Foodies go for the tacos. And the rest of us? Well, we go for the beaches, obviously. Whether you’re flying in to LAX, SFO or SMF, we’ve gathered up 22 of the most spectacular white sand, crashing surf beaches in the Golden State. Pack a big towel, a great camera, and yes, sunscreen, and prepare to enjoy the some of the prettiest beaches in the United States. (Sorry Florida!)
1. HUNTINGTON STATE BEACH, HUNTINGTON BEACH
Visitors rave about the sheer size of this expanse, and that’s probably because the entire park is a whopping 121 acres. Whether you’re in it for the hiking trails, the camping sites, the waves, or the bonfires, the conveniently located coast is a great spot for families and individuals alike.