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Pescadero Beach

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Address: Pescadero Road, Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
Phone Number: +1 916-653-6995
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the perfect Nor Cal beach

a great place to experience the Pacific Ocean without crowds, dogs or commercialism; spent many hours here with my young children and husband; a wonderful day trip from the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 January 2013
mcalamonaci
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Alameda, California
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Alameda, California
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2013

a great place to experience the Pacific Ocean without crowds, dogs or commercialism; spent many hours here with my young children and husband; a wonderful day trip from the pressures of city life

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Berkeley, California
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2013

Never fails to please. But remember sunscreen, shovels, buckets, something waterproof to sit on, sweaters, and a camera.

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1 Thank Bobbie202
California
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2013

Pescadero Beach is beautiful. I highly recommend to travel to Pescadero and enjoy the Pacific coast scenery. Lot's of things to see. Enjoy!

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1 Thank art11
Mill Valley, California
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2013

Very nice beach if you have to be in the area but there are a lot more scenic ones a lot closer both north and south of San Francisco.

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1 Thank JustOrdinaryJoe
San Francisco, California
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2013

Not very crowded so you can spend a relaxed day at the beach.The sand is not filthy.Love the waves there too. Take some food as there are no onsite eating places.

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1 Thank MMAGIX
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2012

i always prefer to confront myself with vastness of mother nature to remind me i am nothing and what good my ego is for (if i have any :)) Its one of the beaches where you can be just yourself irrespective of your age, run deep in your thoughts and play with your imagination.. perfect choice for artists ... but... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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76 reviews
43 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2012

I passed by car traveling to Palo Alto from San Francisco, and I found the place really cool. It looked like very relaxing. I didn’t enjoy more because the weather wasn’t good.

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Portola Valley, California
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38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2012

Be sure to visit the Pescadero fruit stand,. they have the most amazing selection of dried beans,. and a small group of animals for the kids to see., They at the correct time of the year also allow u_Pick., The beach is very nice to just view or walk along the shore

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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228 reviews
63 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2012

Relaxing... getting a bit packed... It is always beautiful, but... choose the right time to go... if you like to be relaxed...

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San Mateo, California
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2012

Nice view from parking lot, rather dangerous if high tide or windy if you decide to venture near the shore

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