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 beachfront bargain
Thomas J. Story

A beachfront bargain

Many rooms at the Pacific Edge Hotel look onto the prettiest stretch of beach in Laguna; surf art and turquoise walls give the hotel a distinctly SoCal flavor. From $249;




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