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Moonstone Beach: Valentine’s Day guide

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What can be hotter than getting a great workout in with your sweetie on Valentines on a beautiful beach?

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Running on the smooth flat sandy beaches tends to be easier on the knees which lets you run longer, burn more calories, and get to secluded areas of the beach. Here is a Valentine's Day Guide to a great quiet, relatively secluded and beautiful California beach for a romantic get away.

This beach is features in this Valentine's Day Guide because it is only about 3 hours drive from Fresno, California. It is the Moonstone Beach in Cambria. Cambria is a tiny beach town with several cafes for romantic lunches and dinners. They also have a variety of hotels ranging from the relatively inexpensive Best Western Fireside Inn to the more expensive Blue Dolphin inn that opens to the beach. Other options include the Blue Whale Inn, Captain's Cove Inn, Fog Catcher Inn, Mariner's Inn, and Moonstone Cottages by the Sea. This beach is included on the Valentine's Day guide because it is flat for easy running. You can also take a break and have a romantic cuddle on the soft sand while looking at colorful stones. There is a multitude of brightly colored stones along the coastline. Additionally there are many flat rocks for you and your valentine to sun bathe. You can also enjoy amazing sunsets and sunrises. Bring some charcoals and you and your love can delight in sketching birds and ocean scenes between your workout.

The Valentine's Day Guide featured this beach also due to the adjacent coastline. Less than a mile from the beach is a myriad of flat walking paths through trees. This gives many opportunities for a romantic secluded kiss. It also lets you hide a romantic picnic to surprise that special someone in the middle of your hike or jog. Approximately in the middle of the coastal path is a grove of shady wood cypress trees that have a platform which is great for a nice romantic talk with that special someone. It can even be a beautiful locale for a Valentine's Day proposal.

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