Discover Coastal Dream Towns

After canvassing all coasts for towns with seaside charm, a lively beach culture, and good housing, these are our top spots for planning quick trips or finding a new place to live.

Encinitas, California

Socal's Unsung Paradise

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Dream Towns: Encinitas, California

Visting Encinitas:

Stay a week: The recently renovated Leucadia Beach Inn has Spanish-style accommodations along Highway 101. Rates start at $85; 800/706-7461 or

Stay a month: Cottage by the sea, three bedrooms, three baths. Weekly rates start at $1,500; (listing ID 55941).


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