Watch The Sunrise At Lovers Point Park, A Unique East-Facing Beach In Northern California
East Coast gets its sunrises, and West Coast gets its sunsets. We think it’s a pretty even tradeoff – although, we might admit that we think we get the better half of it! There are few things as lovely in life as ending the day by watching the sunset over the ocean. However, there is one spot in Northern California where you can watch the sunrise over the water instead. The east-facing beach at Lovers Point Park is a unique destination in Pacific Grove where you can start the morning with a sunrise. Take a look:
Northern California has several inland beaches that look and feel like the ocean and are so worth seeing. Have you ever been to Lovers Point? Drop your photos and share your experiences with us in the comments below!
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The Wonderful Waters Of Northern California
What are the most beautiful lakes in Northern California?
Northern California is a lake lover's paradise. Lake Siskiyou has stupendous mountain views and is fed by five mountain streams. Surrounded by tall pines, this lake is a haven for kayaking and fishing and you will find it hard to do anything but gape at the awe-inspiring surroundings. A lesser-known, but no less fascinating lake is Lake Almanor. Quite close to Lassen Volcanic National Park, this underrated lake has 52 miles of coastline and has no shortage of amazing camping spots.
What are the best summer swimming holes in Northern California?
It's always a treat in the summer to cool off in a natural swimming hole, and Northern California has some of the best. The Oregon Creek Swimming Hole is part of the Yuba River with waterfalls and areas where you can jump off of rocks into the cool waters, as well as a fun rope swing. If you're looking for warmer waters, Bass Lake is the place to go. Its waters are warmer than the ocean, and it is surrounded by natural beauty. It's downright mystical when the low fog rolls in.
What are the least crowded beaches in Northern California?
Everyone loves the beach, but not everyone loves big crowds. We've got you covered. Heart's Desire Beach is a romantic little beach tucked away in Tomales Bay State Park. The water is warm, and it's secluded enough that you won't have to worry about finding a place to spread out your blanket. Gray Whale Cove Heart's Desire Beach is a pristine hidden beach where you'll have to climb down a lot of stairs, but when you reach the beach you'll see that it's totally worth it. The turquoise waters and soft sand make this little place a superb locale for a summer picnic.