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Running in the surf

Venice Beach, Half Moon Bay. It’s one of our all-time favorite outdoors spots to take the boys. And when it’s as sunny as it was this weekend, you just can’t beat it.  It’s a long, glorious, sandy beach with a gentle incline into the sea which is perfect for toddler paddling. In addition, however, it also has a shallow creek running across the beach which is perfect for little ones to play in when the surf is up. Venice Beach is usually fairly empty, and it doesn’t have the picnic and camping areas that make other local beaches so crowded on holidays, but it does have toilets and outdoor showers in the parking lot to clean sandy children off.  Parking is $10 – bring change as there is rarely anyone in the car park kiosk.

The creek at Venice Beach is perfect for even the littlest ones to explore with confidence


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