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Take Advantage of the Golden State’s Peak Surf Season with your Southern California Motorhome Rentals

Posted on Jan 20, 2017

When most people think of sunny California, they conjure images of summer on the beach.  Sunscreen, beach volleyball, bikinis, and surfers come to mind but, truth be told, winter is actually one of California’s better surf seasons.  Sure you may have to sacrifice the hottest weather and warmest water, but the time is now to catch some of the best waves of the season.  If you are itching to get on your surfboard, or perhaps give the sport a try for the first time, there is no better way to access the beach than with  motorhome rentals Southern California from 1st Choice RV.  Check out these three places in Southern California to take full advantage of the winter surf.  

An Artsy Town with a Surfing Problem

A short jaunt up the coast from Los Angeles and 1st Choice RV is the beachside town of Santa Barbara, CA.  The art, culture, people, beaches, and beauty of this town are reason enough to visit, but if you are piecing together a surfing road trip then Santa Barbara is a must.  There is a break in or around Santa Barbara for every style and skill level, and the town is full of friendly surfers that will be happy to point you in the right direction.  But be careful if you make this the first stop on your  motorhome rentals Southern California road trip – you may never leave!

A Classic Surf Town Just North of the Los Angeles Hustle and Bustle

Ventura, CA lies just under two hours north of 1st Choice RV and is, in a lot of ways, your quintessential Southern California beach town.    Much like Santa Barbara, Ventura draws visitors from around the world to soak up the culture, festivals, and quirkiness of this beach community.  It also happens to attract surfers from around the world who are vying to prove themselves on surf breaks often used in professional competitions.   Up and down Ventura’s coast you will find everything from beginner friendly waves to advanced proving grounds.  With enough variation to keep you occupied for days, Ventura will be a road trip stop you won’t soon forget!

Head South for the Warmest Winter Surf Escape with your Motorhome rentals Southern California

Each year hundreds of thousands of people fly into San Diego to soak in one of the country’s most favorable year round climates on top of great beaches, delicious food, and a vibrant culture.  San Diego also happens to be an excellent place to learn and perfect your surf skills.  There are a plethora of friendly surf breaks around town as well as many surf schools eager to introduce another newcomer to the sport.  What’s more, San Diego will most likely also have the warmest weather this time of year – making your plunge into the Pacific Ocean that much more enjoyable!

While it may seem counterintuitive, winter in California is actually one of (if not the) best season for surfing in many of our famous surf towns, and one of the most liberating and enjoyable ways to enjoy California’s coastline is from behind the wheel of motorhome rentals Southern California.  Stop into 1st Choice RV for one of the greatest selections of RV rentals in the state and to speak with one of our friendly professionals about potential beach and surf road trip itineraries.  



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