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This South Bay stretch of seashore offers the classic Southern California beach experience. Mentioned in "Surfin' U.S.A." by the Beach Boys, it's a famous spot for the "surf and socializing" lifestyle. The beach has everything: The Strand, a lively walking and biking path; the pier, which hosts an aquarium; and beach volleyball galore.

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Manhattan Beach

This South Bay stretch of seashore offers the classic Southern California beach experience. Mentioned in "Surfin' U.S.A." by the Beach Boys, it's a famous spot for the "surf and socializing" lifestyle. The beach has everything: The Strand, a lively walking and biking path; the pier, which hosts an aquarium; and beach volleyball galore.