July 2013

How to plan the ultimate beach day, get beach-inspired style at home, and more

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Beach vacation guide

From all-to-yourself islands to hidden beach towns to iconic coastal experiences, the West has the beach vacation of a lifetime in store for you

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  • Food and Drink

    Seafood smarts

    Chef and sustainable seafood champion Robert Clark shows us how to buy and cook perfect fish—every time

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  • Food and Drink

    Feast at the beach

    Crabs, clams, cod, corn—all in one pot. How to throw an old-fashioned seafood boil, West Coast–style

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  • Travel

    Every week is shark week

    Go nose-to-nose with a great white off Baja's Guadalupe Island, where shark sightings are all but guaranteed

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  • Travel

    Sea change

    Monterey Bay has gone from toxic soup to pristine waters supporting sea otters, whales, and a thriving kelp forest. What we’re learning here might just save our oceans

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Enchantment Resort
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