EncinitasApprox. Time: 2 hours
Activity Level: Easy to Moderate

Enjoy surf and sun in striking Encinitas. The Oceanside town offers seven beaches along the six miles of shoreline, plus restaurants, bazaars, and a farmer's market. If you have the room pick up a small poinsettia plant -- the locals love to boast that over 90-percent of all the world's poinsettias have their roots in Encinitas.