A pelican alights atop a cross erected on the sand dunes that line Aransas Pass at Port Aransas, Texas.
The Pacific Ocean surf churns around sea stacks at Rock Point Beach, Bodega Bay, California
The Pacific Ocean laps at the shore of Siletz Bay near Lincoln City, Oregon.
The Golden Gate Bridge spans the entrance to San Francisco Bay, as viewed from nearby Crissy Field.
The Royal Caribbean Cruise ship Brilliance of the Seas, docked at the International Pier, Cozumel, Mexico.