Point Dume and Zuma beach are top destinations for locals.
2. Laguna Beach
Super insular nice community with really friendly local restauranteurs, check out Orange Kitchen when you drive by.
3. Hermosa Beach
Really great for local gift shopping and the beaches are phenomenal.
Beautiful sunsets and hyper local vibes.
Smaller than other towns but super scenic, this boating peninsula will make your heart melt.
A must see.
7. California City
Beautiful lake views and quaint shopping activities available.
8. Pacific Grove
Gorgeous water views, and highly regarded as the Jewel of California.