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Outdoors: Beach Cruiser & Cockatils in the Southbay

Los Angeles has a seemingly endless energy, droves of beautiful people, and the distinct feeling that anything is possible. Yes, you too may be "discovered" walking through a mall. Like all major cities, it also has traffic and crowds – in that order.

Los Angeles also has a secret: a quiet, small town enclave in the South Bay. Made up of Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, and Redondo Beach, they are a perfect respite for those who want to be close to the action, yet take advantage of a sleepy beach community. You can’t beat a late summer sunrise on this part of the California coast, but just about any time of year offers plenty of sunshine.

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