A number of lighthouses open their doors to travelers; accommodations range from upscale bed and breakfasts with gourmet meals to super-cheap hostel bunk beds.
From private coves perfect for sunbathing to family-friendly public sands complete with concessions, the Golden State has a beach that fits the bill for all its visitors.
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Laguna Beach's artisans, crafts and galleries mix with enough beachside fun to create the perfect stomping ground for the rich and crafty.
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Roam the historic road through the Western United States and you will ramble through many of the towns name-checked in Bobby Troup's musical ode to the Mother Road.
From snazzy cars to swanky resorts, these mega-toys prove that millionaires work hard and play even harder.
Just over the bridge from San Diego is a small, tree-lined beach haven known as Coronado.
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