Top 10 California Vacation Spots to View 4th of July Fireworks

Nothing feels more nostalgic than curling up with a blanket under the stars waiting for the fireworks show to begin. California always has great options for a quick vacation, so many scenic cities to choose from. Make the most of your PTO vacation days with a 4th of July getaway. This list of California destinations offer great scenery and awe-worthy firework shows.

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Coastal Co Box + 5 Hidden Gem Beaches Along the Pacific Coast Highway

Springtime is when we all come out of hibernation and start enjoying the surf and sandy beaches. I grew up in the California coastal town of Half Moon Bay and my parent’s house is a short 10 minute walk to the beach. Nowadays I love visiting my family there and enjoying beach days with my daughter and bae. We take road trips from Sacramento to the coast almost every month, especially when it gets too hot inland.

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The San Diego Summer Bucket List

San Diego is the best place to experience a real California summer. There's so much sunshine and plenty of parks and beaches to enjoy your time outdoors. My list of top 10 spots will help you plan your most perfect summer days.

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Under the Boardwalk

We celebrated the 4th of July à la Drifters style down at the Boardwalk in Santa Cruz, Ca.  The weather was perfect for a good ole American carnival.  We rode classic rides like the Ferris wheel and frolicked in the waves on the beach.  It was definitely a day for making memories and capturing some great photos! 

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