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SANTA MONICA to San simeon on CA 1...how long is the drive

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SANTA MONICA to San simeon on CA 1...how long is the drive

on hwy 1 of course...

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1. Re: SANTA MONICA to San simeon on CA 1...how long is the drive

You'll only want to stay on Highway 1 up to Oxnard where you connect with Highway 101 up to San Luis Obispo where you re-connect with Highway 1 up to San Simeon. The section of Highway 1 from near Lompoc to Pismo Beach is through countryside and not along the coast, so not really worth it, unless you want to go at a slower pace.

Santa Monica to San Simeon is approx. a 4 1/2- 5 hour drive

The scenic part of Highway 1 begins just north of San Simeon through Big Sur

Edited: 14 September 2010, 20:31
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2. Re: SANTA MONICA to San simeon on CA 1...how long is the drive

I used to make this drive a lot - now I live here! If you leave Santa Monica late afternoon and hit Santa Barbara between 4-6pm, be prepared to get hung up in traffic there, which could add about 30 minutes more to your drive.

3. Re: SANTA MONICA to San simeon on CA 1...how long is the drive

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