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Trestles – the Yosemite of surfing

You can stand with one foot in Orange County and the other foot in San Diego County on the beach! It’s a fun nature-filled walk to the beach. Entertaining for the kids to watch the trains go by. Off-season it was pretty quiet on the beach. Great views of Dana Point Headlands and the San …

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Ventura California pier view

Ventura California pier view Ventura, officially the City of San Buenaventura, is the county seat of Ventura County, California, United States. European explorers encountered a Chumash village, referred to as Shisholop, in Ventura while traveling along the Pacific coast. The eponymous Mission San Buenaventura was founded nearby in 1782 where it benefitted from the water of the Ventura River. The town grew around the mission compound …

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Ventura beach

Ventura beach The sandy beach at Ventura Pier is the main central beach of Ventura. The San Buenaventura City Pier is an old wooden structure on wooden pilings that attracts fishermen and tourists who visit the Ventura waterfront. The view from the beach and the pier looks out over Pier point Bay toward the Channel Islands. …

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Channel Islands at sunset

Channel Islands at sunset Channel Islands National Park and Marine Sanctuary is comprised of five Channel Islands along the Santa Barbara Channel and their ocean environment. From north to south, the islands are San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Anacapa, and Santa Barbara. Close to the California mainland and only a short trip away from Los Angeles, the …

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Monterey Coastline in Black&White

  Monterey Coastline in Black&White The Monterey and Carmel rugged rocky coastline is just south of Big Sur… The views and the sights along Highway #1 are some of the best you will see along the CA coast. Be sure to give yourself plenty of time to take it all in…it’s a little over whelming …

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