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“Best walking beach!”

Crystal Cove State Park
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US$149.99*
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Orange County Helicopter Tour from Long Beach
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Laguna Beach, California
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3 reviews
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“Best walking beach!”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Being a local, we enjoy taking long walks on the beach. Crystal Cove is the best, by far. Long stretches of sand and there's the Beachcomber Cafe, on the sand, to enjoy a drink afterwards and watch the sunset.

Visited November 2013
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New Providence, New Jersey
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“Quiet Beach”
Reviewed 20 November 2013

Crystal Cove is close to Laguna Beach and it is quiet beach. We visited there on early Nov. There is entrance fee of $15 and there are three entrances to the park. We entered from Pelican Point entrance. There were five dolphins playing close by. There were many sea birds also. The historic district has some small shops and restaurant. We did not go to Reef Point.

Visited November 2013
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Boerne, Texas
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“Great day at the beach”
Reviewed 19 November 2013

Crystal Cove SP is a must-do when visiting the area. Beautiful beach, great views, lots of room so that you don't feel crowded even when there are a lot of other visitors. We saw surfers, scuba divers, and plain old beach bums like ourselves. If the $15 entrance fee is an issue, I think that, like many of the local parks, hourly parking is available Monday--Thursday. If not, $15 is a bargain for the opportunity to walk on the wonderful beach. When leaving, head south a bit and try the famous Shake Shack. Yummy!

Visited November 2013
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Newport Beach, California
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33 reviews
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“ONE OF THE BEST BEACHES”
Reviewed 14 November 2013

Gorgeous beach just a short distance from New Port Beach,
clean, clear water, park benches and we got to see Sea Lions
in the waves. Very, very nice place to chill...

Visited November 2013
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“Beachcomber Restaurant ”
Reviewed 31 October 2013 via mobile

Why Trip Advisor doesn't have separate reviews for the restaurant is sad. This is a special place, it is always packed and considering what a hassle it is to get there is representative of the great experience you can have there. The Beachcomber is a must, with or without reservations, just spend a little extra time walking on one of the finest beaches in CA.

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