Zuma Beach

  One of the most suggested beaches I have read and heard about in Los Angeles is Zuma Beach. While Zuma Beach did not turn out to be my personal favorite beach in Southern California, I can see why it is a favorite among many locals. I visited Zuma Beach on an unusually chilly day … More Zuma Beach

La Jolla Shores

  After exploring La Jolla Cove, I was in search of a place where I could sit on the beach, preferably one that was not crowded with sea lions. My search led me to La Jolla Shores, a beach about a little north of La Jolla Cove. At La Jolla Shores you will find surfing … More La Jolla Shores

Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach is a smaller beach along the Pacific Coast(and it doesn’t really have a pier or boardwalk) however it has a great little town filled with places to eat, places to shop, and some beautiful and interesting homes. Also, the beach is medium sized and is usually not too busy(especially compared to towns like … More Manhattan Beach

North Avenue Beach

  Living in Southern California has definitely spoiled me in terms of the amount of beaches available on the coast and the amount of great weather available all year long. In Chicago, warm weather and beach space is limited, so when a sunny Saturday comes around the beaches along Lake Michigan become pretty crowded. I … More North Avenue Beach