Fall travel guide

Explore beaches, back roads, vineyards, and more during the West's golden season

18 great California fall trips

It's a perfect time to explore the coast towns, tasting rooms, foodie havens, and natural wonders

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The beach in Cardiff-by-the-Sea
Noah Webb

Hit the beach at Cardiff-by-the-Sea

Whether you come to catch the surf scene or to retreat into nature along the lagoon's trails, Cardiff is a perfect place to visit as the area's lingering summer finally begins to surrender to fall.

More: What to see and do in Cardiff


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