Crystal Cove State Park has an incredible heritage as one of the pristine preserved historical and natural landscapes in Southern California. It offers a glimpse into the past with the quaint beachside cottages that are painted in an array of bright colors. They represent the quintessential California living. The interpretive cottages house a collection of artifacts. You will be greeted by a docent who will shares stories about the past. This site is now federally recognized on the National Register of Historic Places. Learn more about the Crystal Cove Cultural History via their website.