The Beach Boys: Good Travel Vibrations
Ready for some good-good-good travel vibrations? With the Beach Boys back on tour, revisit the beaches and cities they sang about, each with plenty of cars, sand, sun and people-watching fun.
South Bay, CALook out, here come the South Bay surfers! Head to the South Bay area, southwest of Los Angeles, for cool waves and plenty of sun. For top surfing action, check out the annual International Surf Festival -- one of South Bay’s biggest events of the year, held in late July. 960 1280
Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, CATach it up, tach it up, buddy gonna shut you down! The Beach Boys’ Dennis Wilson used to rev it up in a Shelby Cobra car around the now-gone San Fernando Raceway. These days, head to places like Auto Club Speedway, which has hosted NASCAR racing every year since 1997. 960 1280
Islamorada, Florida KeysThe Beach Boys called Islamorada the real inspiration for their hit ‘Kokomo.’ Four islands in this upper Florida Keys attraction offer tranquil spots to stretch out on the sand. And don’t forget your fishing pole -- locals call this the ‘sport fishing capital of the world.’ 960 1280
bikinis-and-boardwalks-105-ocean-city-san-diego-ss-001Board sports are a way of life in San Diego, and paddleboarding is just one of the many ways Mission Beach locals hit the waves. 960 1280
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