Locally owned surf shops are getting scarce, but there are still a few brave owners willing to go the extra mile to sell you surfboards, board-shorts and give you some solid surf stoke. To survive, they have created something truly unique. Here are my personal picks from NorCal to SoCal.
Before I created Outsite, I use to travel all the way through California for meetings and conferences. Due to my love for the ocean, I always tried to find some beautiful spots with ocean view to sit down and work on my laptop. Most of them are in luxury hotels bars/restaurants where you will pay more than $3 at a Starbucks, but the view will be a little different. Here are my top 10.