California beaches offer a great deal of fun for all throughout the year. Sunshine, sand, swimming and surfboards are all the necessary ingredients for an unforgettable California family vacation at the most beautiful beaches and weather on the entire coast.
The activities. Among the most attractive spots for a California family vacation are Long Beach, Malibu, Santa Monica, Venice Beach, Catalina Island, Hermosa Beach, Laguna Beach, Del Mar, La Jolla, San Diego’s Beach, Oxnard, San Pedro and Torrance Beach. You won’t have a moment of boredom during your whole trip. On daytime you can go surfing, fishing, swimming, skateboarding or play tennis, golf or beach volleyball with the kids.
There are several city parks that are extremely appealing for children, featuring adventure playgrounds, sports facilities, equestrian centers, golf courts, barbecues and picnic tables. You can spend a whole day into a city park without getting bored. California cities offer plenty of nightlife as well, including sophisticated dining and theater.
The weather. One of the most beautiful parts of a California family vacation is that the weather is great throughout the entire year. The summer months are July through October, and the winter months are November through June. The water temperature is around 70 degrees during summer and don’t drop below 57 degrees in winter. The air temperature is about 76 degrees during daytime and 68 degrees during night time in summer and 69 degrees during daytime and 56 degrees at night during winter. However, the temperature can go above 100 degrees or below the freezing temperature on occasion.
The tourists. You will meet a beautiful mix of people during your California family vacation, but the most noticeable tourists during summer are teens and students. This is the time when they have a school break and are free to go socialize and have fun on the Southern California beaches. You’ll also have the chance to meet people from all around the world visiting the beautiful California Beaches. California is the top destination for foreign tourists and Los Angeles, with its Hollywood studios and several theme parks, is the most visited city in the U.S.
A very popular tourist attraction during a California family vacation is definitely Disneyland, only 15 miles from the Southern California beaches. Despite the fact that the population of Southern California is over 15 millions, there are times when you can have a long stroll on the beach and find it serene, almost desert and simply beautiful.