California Beaches
Some Questions Answered

Here you'll find questions people have asked about California beaches, and my replies.  Due to time constraints, I'm no longer able to accept questions, but check these out.  They may just have the information you're looking for.   You can also use the search box in the upper left corner of this page to search the web site for information.






Questions and Answers from Other Visitors

Here are the questions other visitors have asked. Check them out to find out the answers.

dog_friendly_beaches 
Question: Where are there dog-friendly beach campsites in Northern California? Answer: There are actually quite a few dog-friendly campsites …

Driftwood on California Beaches 
Question: Where are the best beaches to find driftwood? We live in Redondo Beach but will be going up to San Francisco, San Luis Obispo and Santa Cruz …

Best California City to Live In  
Question: My husband and I are planning to relocate to California in 4 years after our son graduates h.s. We've briefly explored Santa Barbara as an …

Driftwood Strewn Northern California Beaches 
Question: I make really awesome driftwood and seashell decorations and I would like to know if you can tell me what beaches along the Northern California …

Kayaking at Caves below Dinosaur Park in Shell Beach 
Question: Where is the easiest place to enter the ocean for kayaking at the caves below Dinosaur Park? Answer: Dinosaur Caves in Shell Beach …

Best Central California Beach Camping 
Question: I'm headed down the coast from San Francisco to the Santa Barbara area and want to know where the best places are to beach camp. We don't …

Fall Swimming Weather at Southern California Beaches 
Question: We are planning a vacation in early November 2011 around California, especially around Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Hollywood. Will we be …

Malibu Beaches vs.
Santa Monica Beaches
 
Question: We are attending a wedding in September at Pepperdine. We are getting mixed reviews about the beaches at Malibu versus Santa Monica. Which …

Where is a Beautiful Peaceful Beach to Hide for 3 Days and Detox? 
Question: I need to leave Sacramento with my 2 dogs and my out of control addiction to cocaine. I can't stop this runaway train and I need to get far …

Good weekend spot in February Not rated yet
Question: Due to weather, etc. where would be a good place to stay in mid February? Answer: I don't think you can go wrong with San Diego …

Winter Weather in Santa Monica Not rated yet
Question: What is the weather typically like in Santa Monica in February? My hotel is a few blocks from the beach and I was wondering if it would be …

Collecting Driftwood on Orange County Beaches Not rated yet
Question: Are there any restrictions to collecting drift wood on Orange County beaches? What are the beaches where you are allowed to collect drift …

Real On the Beach Camping in California Not rated yet
Question: I know there are campgrounds NEAR the beaches of Southern and Central California; some are separated by a fence or other barrier. I've been …

Best California Beach for Swimming Not rated yet
Question: Which beach in California has the best swimming water and sand? Answer: Southern California has many good beaches for swimming. …

Manchester CA Beach Not rated yet
Question: Tell me about Manchester CA beaches. Answer: Manchester State Park features over 3 miles of sandy windswept beaches, sand dunes …

Beach Fires on Bay Area Beaches Not rated yet
Question: Are there any Bay Area beaches (other than Ocean Beach) that allow beach fires? Answer: There are several Bay Area beaches that …

The Emptiest Southern California Beach Not rated yet
Question: What is the emptiest beach in Southern California? Table Rock? Answer: Table Rock Beach in south Laguna Beach would certainly be …

The 10 Best Things to do in California Not rated yet
Question: What are the best 10 things to do in California? Answer: Top 10 lists are always fun, and California is such a large and varied …

Northern California Beach Camping
and Bonfires
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Question: Are there any beaches close to Sacramento where you can camp overnight and have bonfires? Answer: There are two places close to …

Romantic Northern California Vacation Not rated yet
Question: I want to take a romantic vacation in Northern California, but I'm not sure where to go. I would prefer it be quiet, and it has to be completely …

Orange County California Family Resorts Not rated yet
Question: Going to Disneyland in October. Thinking of an add-on for a few nights at a beach-side resort. Looking for something family oriented, not …

Warm Central California Beaches Not rated yet
Question: Where would I find a beach with the warmest weather and water (warm enough to swim) on the Central California Coast, between Santa Barbara …

Warm Exotic Bay Area Beaches Not rated yet
Question: What are some hot/warm and exotic beaches near Oakland, CA or San Jose, etc.? Answer: "Warm exotic beaches" aren't words usually …

Northern California Beach Hotels Not rated yet
Question: I'm looking for somewhere to stay this weekend between Pacifica and Mendocino. I'd like somewhere right on the beach within driving distance …

Scenic San Francisco Beaches Not rated yet
Question: We are looking for the most scenic beaches within a 2 hour radius of San Francisco International Airport. Answer: There are a lot …

Warmest California Beaches Not rated yet
Question: My wife and I are planning a California beach vacation and are looking for warm or hot temperatures and ocean water warm enough to swim in. …

Sunniest Beach in California Not rated yet
Question: What is the sunniest beach in California? Answer: That's a good question, and not so easy to answer. Naturally, you'd expect to …

Collecting Sea Glass in the Bay Area Not rated yet
Question: Can you recommend any beaches in the San Francisco Bay area that are good spots for looking for sea glass? Answer: Beachcombing …

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