Dream Town: Pacific Palisades, California

With sweeping ocean views, it's easy to see why residents—including Hollywood's most elite celebrities—love calling the Palisades home.

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About Town
Photo: Jessica Sample

About Town

Beach: The thick, sandy shores of Will Rogers State Beach stretch along the Pacific Coast Highway.

Main Street: The small downtown core has cafés and restaurants, boutiques, yoga facilities, and home decor shops. Elyse Walker boutique is the purveyor of luxury brands; Kier Design shop sells nautical accents.

Restaurants: Three words: The Hungry Cat. The seasonal menu boasts some of the best oysters on the West Coast. Gladstone's peppery clam chowder served in a bread bowl is best enjoyed on the sunny patio.

Activities: Palisades Park & Recreation Center and Rustic Canyon Park are the go-to spots for family fun, with baseball diamonds and basketball courts.

Lodging: Channel Road Inn is a cozy retreat near the water.

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