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Activities: Driving, Biking
Description: 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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Big Sur - Breathtaking scenery around every corner

We've just returned from a three week road trip of California. I wanted to include my information as I found Trip Advisor invaluable in planning my trip. We started our journey... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Whiteley, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We've just returned from a three week road trip of California. I wanted to include my information as I found Trip Advisor invaluable in planning my trip. We started our journey by flying into LA X and hiring a car from there. This was straight forward and driving in LA was not an issue with a very informative Garmin Sat... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This is a drive everyone should do in their lifetime. I heard how hard a drive it was and we did it in 2 days. We stopped often so I didn't find it that hard but WOW! Great scenery in Big Sur and leading up to San Simeon from LA. This is an event to talk about for the rest... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Driving along here is one of the must do's of anyone's life. The views are spectacular and the small little stores and dining areas are just a pleasure to explore and try. Drive safely and obey the law.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Superb few days travelling up from LA (wasnt impressed with the city) to San Francisco, the drive itself is brilliant although for the driver care and attention is needed on several stretches. We did it over five days taking in a classic Motorsport event at Laguna Seca which was very impressive too, there is an elephant seal vista point on... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Excellent views a lovely way to travel back to LA airport. Stopping to take pictures and sun bathing on a few beaches.

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Pocatello, Idaho
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We saw the IKEA on the side of the Highway and were excited to stop in and look around, we got off at the closest exit but it just took us onto another highway and we got completely lost. We finally gave up trying to find IKEA and just hurried back to the states

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Pomona, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Everyone should drive this from San Diego to Crescent City. Awesome! We took four days for the drive, stopping in San Luis Obispo, Ukiah, and Salinas. So much history, and scenery beyond words.

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Marathon, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Enjoyed this scenic drive with it's winding, curvy route along the ocean. Switched drivers so all could take in the view safely!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The stretch between Carmel and Hearst Castle is no doubt one of the most beautiful highways in the world. It takes sometime due to all the curves but it's a highway not to be rushed. Take it slow, take it easy and make stops. Enjoy the scenery, the sea, the cliffs, the surroundings and if you're in the right season... More 

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Isa Town, Bahrain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We took the pacific highway from San Francisco to Pismo Beach and stayed 1 night in the lovely SeaCrest Ocean Front hotel then continue our road trip to Los Angeles. I enjoyed every second in driving and i wish the road does't finish because of the scenery. You will really enjoy each part of it. Mountains on your left and... More 

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