California Beaches

Pajaro Dunes Beach

Tall grasses and the bluest waves, also a tree grove. See this gallery for a better idea >>

Watsonville, CA

Kehoe Beach

My favorite beach, tall grasses, white sand, very quiet. See this gallery for a better idea >>

Point Reyes National Seashore

Bodega Head

Bluffs and a beach.

Bodega Bay, CA

Garrapata State Beach

Everything near Big Sur is stunning! Great at sunrise.

Carmel, CA

Bean Hollow State Beach


Pescadero, CA

Pfieffer Beach

A giant rock sits off-shore with an arch through its base, known as “Keyhole Arch."

Big Sur, CA

West End Beach

West End Beach
15888 S Shore Dr, Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 582-7777

Truckee, CA

Pescadero State Beach

This mile-long stretch of isolated beach along a road features fishing, picnicking & tide pools.

Pescadero, CA

Red Rock Beach

It’s about 10-15 min walk down, so bring tennis shoes or something. It’s just dirty and there will most likely be nudists there since it’s a private beach... It's right off the coast freeway and maps sends you to the wrong parking lot.

Stinson Beach, CA

Bonny Doon Beach

Giant rocks, bluffs, wildflowers in the summer, and train tracks. See this gallery for a better idea >>

Davenport, CA

Greyhound Rock

Pampas bushes!

Santa Cruz, CA

Shark Fin Cove

Weekday only - gets super busy weekends. The prettiest wildflowers in the spring. See this gallery for a better idea >>

Davenport, CA

Natural Bridges State Park

Weekdays only, weekends are very crowded.

Santa Cruz, CA

Pismo Beach + Dunes

Dunes on dunes, like you're in the Sahara Desert. See this gallery for a better idea >>

Pismo Beach, CA

Monastery Beach

The bluest waves and whites sand I've seen in Northern California. See this gallery for a better idea >>

Carmel, CA

Marina State Beach

Sandy dunes.

Marina, CA

Baker Beach

Golden Gate bridge!

San Francisco, CA

Sutro Baths

Unique place in SF.

San Francisco, CA