Seacoast and Beaches
California Central Coast
Journal for our 2015 mid-autumn road trip..
California North Coast
A Glimpse of California’s Past in Armstrong Woods.
Ten Easy Day Hikes on the California Central Coast
Capsules of ten hikes, one from Monterey County and the rest from the San Luis Obispo area, that are less well-known.
Laguna Beach, California
One of southern California’s most desirable resorts with a wide range of amenities and activities. Its oceanfront is lined with beautiful beaches and parks with steeply rising hills offering a scenic backdrop.
California’s Lost Coast
The Mattole – Petrolia – Ferndale Scenic Loop.
California’s Morro Bay
Sea lions and Dungeness crab.
Pacific Coast Highway – California Coastline (Part I)
From Pismo Beach State Park, Montana De Oro State Park to Morro Bay.
Pacific Coast Highway – California Coastline (Part II)
The Central Coast, from Big Sur to Marin Headlands.
Pacific Coast Highway – California Coastline (Part III)
The Tidal Pools of Cayucos Beach – Spectacle at Low Tide.
Pacific Coast Highway – California’s Big Sur Coast (I)
The Elephant Seals of Piedras Blancas.
Pacific Coast Highway – California’s Big Sur Coast (II)
Ragged Point, The Million Dollar View.
Pacific Coast Highway – California’s Big Sur Coast (III)
Point Lobos State Reserve – Carmel’s Unspoiled Beauty.
Pacific Coast Highway – California’s Big Sur Coast (IV)
Point Lobos to Point Sur, “A Scenic Drive with no Peer”.
Pacific Coast Highway – California’s Big Sur Coast (V)
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and beautiful McWay Falls on the Big Sur Coast.
The La Jolla Coastline in San Diego, California
Fascinating Scenery and Recreation from the San Diego Area.
San Diego, California – The Seals of Children’s Pool Beach at La Jolla
A very pleasant surprise awaits visitors to La Jolla. A corner of the shore, known as Children’s Pool Beach, has become a harbor seal haulout and rookery site. But, a controversy has developed over the purpose of the beach.
Anza Borrego Desert State Park, California
A desert visit during wildflower season by guest author, Elisa Parhad.
Death Valley National Park, California
A look at Death Valley National Park by guest author, Dr. John Crossley.
California Deserts – Joshua Tree National Park
A Hike to the Lost Palms Oasis.