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

30 iconic beach experiences

Ignite your love for the shore with these classic beach icons. From boardwalks to bonfires, here are our favorite ways to dive in

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Rooftop drinks
Thomas J. Story

Rooftop drinks

The views of Venice Beach—and Malibu, L.A., and Catalina—from Hotel Erwin Lounge go on and on. Regulars know to reserve a booth in advance.


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Enchantment Resort
For a most soothing Sedona experience, tuck yourself...