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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Indulging in an icy treat
Thomas J. Story

Indulging in an icy treat

For generations it was the Date Shack. Then it became Crystal Cove Ruby’s Shake Shack. But the Newport Coast institution Ruby’s Shake Shack is as good as ever, with 20-plus shakes and malts. 7703 E. Coast Hwy.;


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