Plan a vacation location or find a new place to call home in this roundup of our favorite coastal communities.
Photo: Michael Hanson
San Clemente, California
Built in the 1920s as a “Spanish Village by the Sea” San Clemente has about 300 sunny days annually and some of the best surf on this coast. Mediterranean architecture still rules in the quaint stucco-and-red-tile-roofed homes and civic buildings.