Best Small Town for Adventure
A panel of experts from USA TODAY’s 10 Best 2020 Reader’s Choice awards have chosen Avila Beach as a nominee for best small town for adventure! You can vote one time per day through Monday, June 29. Show your support for Avila Beach by casting your votes here.
“Tiny Avila Beach on California’s Central Coast Highway 1 offers an array of outdoor adventures,” says 10Best Local Expert Sherel Purcell, “starting with the popular multi-use, six-mile round trip Bob Jones trail that’s perfect for cyclists, hikers and dog walkers.” Other options include hiking the bluff above Shell Beach, whale watching from the Point San Luis Lighthouse or catching a wave on the beach.