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9 Best Beaches Near San Francisco

Gaurav Kadam Jul 8, 2019
The cultural and financial hub of Northern California, San Francisco is known for its cool climate and Spanish architecture. Also, the visitors are in for a treat with its unsullied beaches just a few hours away.

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Baker Beach

Located near the Golden Gate Bridge, it gives a perfect photo op for its visitors. It is ideal for basking in the Sun.

Ocean Beach

Loved by surfers and skimboarders due to its strong winds, it is also popular for bonfire parties. You can enjoy fishing from the iconic Cliff House.

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Stinson Beach

Located in Marin County, it is stunning to say the least. A water sports enthusiast will have a heyday here.

San Gregorio State Beach

Just a short drive from the Silicon Valley, stroll on the picturesque beach and venture north to find caves and fossils.

Natural Bridges State Beach

It is named after the natural bridge on the beach. Behold the beauty of the butterflies that migrate here.

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Pomponio State Beach

Popular for family picnics and barbecue lunches, the beach has a small charming lagoon and hiking trail too!

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Carmel Beach

Wanna plan a destination wedding? This is the ideal place. The soft white sand, blue water and cypress trees complement each other perfectly.

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Pescadero State Beach

The mile-long beach is a popular fishing spot. Watch the sea lions and harbor seals recline on the offshore rocks.

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Rodeo Beach

Children love collecting the unique green and red pebbles on this sandy beach.