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“Wonderful serene beach”

Crystal Cove State Park
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US$149.99*
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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Wonderful serene beach”
Reviewed 4 March 2012

Great sandy beach for a nice long walk. My parents go here a lot!

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San Clemente, California
Level 4 Contributor
48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“For beach lovers and campers!”
Reviewed 3 March 2012

Great spot for vacationers who like to spend their time on the beach. Weather is typically fantastic and the communities nearby are really nice. This is a hotspot for those who like to have fun in the sun and surf!!!

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Irvine, California
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Amazing Park”
Reviewed 3 March 2012

Such a great place to experience. Hiking and the spending the day at the Beach. Be prepared to walk up and down many stairs.

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Blue Hill, Maine
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Step back into the golden age of beach vacations”
Reviewed 24 February 2012

This scenic, old-fashioned beach house enclave has become an historic district, part of the State Park system. Twenty cottages are nestled together in a sociable cluster (can be rented with a year-long waiting list), a busy restaurant & bar requires advance reservations, excellent walking on the 2-mile long beach, art for sale, an information office. This was a perfect destination for a beautiful, warm, sunny February day. While there is no fee for the beach the parking costs $15 for an hour or the whole day, which can be negated with a validated receipt from the restaurant. There is a $1 shuttle bus from the parking lot down the steep hillside to the beach. We chose to walk down & ride up. Worth the dollar!! We saw beach wheelchairs available.

Visited February 2012
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Huntington Beach, California
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Peaceful and unspoiled”
Reviewed 21 February 2012

This was a great romantic place for me and my sweetie to talk. It hasn't been destroyed by development.

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