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Take a quick getaway in Southern California and enjoy these 5 top cities

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Many people like to take many short trips, during the year, giving them the chance to have more than one vacation. Some people prefer to take a more leisurely vacation getting to see more of what the destination they are visiting have to offer. Both types of travelers will find that a vacation in Southern California can fit into their traveling pattern. These 5 top cities offer lots of attractions along the shores of the Pacific Ocean, or inland, where one can enjoy activities on the land and on the sea.

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These five cities are near enough to each other to allow combining them for one long stay, or visiting each individually for a quick getaway. Travel time between Santa Barbara, the furthest north, and Oceanside, the furthest south, is only a few hours and easily reached on one or more of Southern California's freeways.


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