11 Inland Beaches In Northern California That Look And Feel Like The Ocean

There’s nothing like a hot Northern California summer afternoon at the lake or river! Who needs the ocean front when we have hundreds of beaches with even softer sand, more sunshine, and incredible views located inland? Read on to discover why these amazing beaches off the coast are so great.

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Which beach on this list is your favorite? Did we miss any that you feel should have made the article? Be sure to share your thoughts in the comments below or on Facebook.