According to the Travel Industry Association of America, shopping and outdoor activities are the top two pastimes for domestic travelers. With this revelation, the entrepreneurial spirit of Southern Californians has combined the joy of shopping with the pleasure of the outdoors to create shopping tours. Each has its own offerings, but all include fun. So

Nestled between Huntington Beach and Seal Beach in Orange County lies Sunset Beach — a one-mile stretch of sand that epitomizes the California dreamin’ lifestyle of yesteryear. This small town — population 1,288 — has retained its charm by preserving its mom-and-pop restaurants, quaint B&Bs and locally hosted festivals. Read article here: