Winter fun in beautiful sunny Southern California

Dreaming of blue skies, beautiful 70 degree weather, and gorgeous beaches? Beat the wintertime blues with a gorgeous photo trip through some of the most gorgeous beaches in Southern California!

Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach, California
Peaceful stroll along Laguna Beach

La Jolla Cove

Picturesque La Jolla Cove beach in San Diego, CA
Cloudy morning at La Jolla Cove beach in San Diego, CA
Beautiful scenery at La Jolla Cove beach in San Diego
Sea lion at La Jolla Cove beach in San Diego, California

Santa Monica Beach

Gorgeous Santa Monica State Beach in Southern California
Summer crowds at Santa Monica State Beach
Beautiful views at Santa Monica beach
Amusement park on the Santa Monica Pier

Huntington Beach

Huntington State Beach in Huntington Beach, California
Surfers in Huntington Beach, California

Long Beach

A deserted morning scene in Long Beach, California
Lighthouse in Long Beach, California
Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA

Mission/Pacific Beach

Biking along the beautiful Mission Beach boardwalk in San Diego, CA
Beautiful views at Mission Beach in San Diego, CA
Sunset at San Diego's Mission Bay beach

Manhattan Beach

The Manhattan Beach Pier in California

What are your favorite Southern California beaches? 

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