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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A briny bite
Thomas J. Story

A briny bite

The oyster cart at The Strand House’s bar in Manhattan Beach stars Western bivalves like Fanny Bays from B.C. and Kumamotos from Humboldt Bay, California. $$$$;




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