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Pacific Coast Highway

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Address: 147161, CA
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Running along the northern California coast, this highway has some of the...

Running along the northern California coast, this highway has some of the best views of any in the United States.

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A great drive in any weather

We have driven the Pacific Coast Highway from one end to the other and I love the Fort Bragg to Crescent City the best as it take you through the Redwoods. You need about three... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have driven the Pacific Coast Highway from one end to the other and I love the Fort Bragg to Crescent City the best as it take you through the Redwoods. You need about three days to see the real beauty.

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Started in San Francisco and drove south. Nothing but beautiful. It was worth the trip. Stopped 3 nights but could have made it 4 between San Fran and LA. Nothing but peace and wow! We will definitely recommend this trip

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Started in LA and drove to the Oregon border. We took our time stopping along the way. Next time I would drive southbound for easier access to pull offs. Take your time, lots of quaint towns along the way, great places to see. Must do places are Glass Beach, Seal Beach,Bixby Bridge,17 Mile Drive, Montecino, Venice Beach, Golden Gate Bridge.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the going can be slow...it's okay since it gives you time to take in the beautiful blue water of the pacific from cliffs and sea level. Be sure and have the camera ready!

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The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is indeed a wonderful ride with lots of great scenery. The stretch from Cambria to Monterey is the best in my opinion. I still think the Great Ocean Road in southern Australia is better, but you should not miss it.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A drive through the Pacific Coast Hwy from San Francisco in the North to LA in the South is worthy of being on any avid traveler's bucket list. Take your time and stop by at San Luis Obispo or Santa Barbara for a night. The views are breathtaking!

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drove from San Francisco to Big Sur...and back. I wish I had more time to enjoy the nature, which is at its best here... so many places to see.... mountains on one side and Pacific on the other... couldn't get better. Must Drive!!!!

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Oak Forest, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had stayed in San Francisco for two days and then planned to drive up to Napa Valley, decided to take a small detour to drive along the coast for a bit and it couldn't have been a better choice, absolutely beautiful day, perfect to have the windows down, the views were incredible! We stopped in Stinson... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was on the stretch of PCH from Seal Beach to Huntington Beach today. Air was not the best but it was sunny and not so windy. Perfect condition for a really relaxing scenic beach drive

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took 5 days to drive from San Diego to San Francisco & wouldn't have wanted to do it quicker! So much to see along the way - gorgeous state park beaches & fabulous hiking trails, waterfalls & sunsets cliff-hugging turns along the coast - what a trip!

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