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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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San Fran to LA along the coast in one day....a MUST!

Everything written about the scenery and amazing views don't do the drive justice. The lofty heights, winding curves and spots for postcard shots all add to a wonderful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Everything written about the scenery and amazing views don't do the drive justice. The lofty heights, winding curves and spots for postcard shots all add to a wonderful experience. Be prepared though that there are stretches where backseat passengers may feel car sick from the constant twists turns and dips. Nice spot for a meal at the Ragged Point Inn... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

First time on the road, it was so cool. totally different from driving on the coast in florida. lol. a trip to remember

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

If you love driving along scenic breath taking views, then you owe it to yourself to drive from San Francisco to Malibu on the PCH 1. Take your camera!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

One of the most beautiful drives - along the coast - I have ever taken and I try to do that once a year. It's good for your soul. Beautiful. Don't miss it if you have the chance. You will never forget the beauty.

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Lancashire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We drove Highway 1 from Legget to Fort Bragg. It get ps high and windy but the views are amazing. Especially when you reach the ocean. Plenty of viewpoints to take in the ocean views.

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Weston, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

What an amazing drive! Every few miles, you have to stop and take photos. The sights are amazing, the ocean, the rocks, cliffs, beaches and coves, each new one better than the last... It took a lot longer than we thought, the road is really windy. A must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

There were a lot of reviewers who drove from North to South, so I wasn't sure what to expect going the opposite direction. Of course all of the view point stops are on the ocean side of the Hwy, but we had no trouble at all making left turns into the stops and pulling back out but we did this... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 487 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Driving Highway One from San Luis Obispo to Monterey cannot be overhyped. It is almost as beautiful as the Atlantic coast of South Africa near Cape Town. Along the way there are major five star attractions such as Hearst Castle, the Elephant Seal Rookery, Julia Pfeiffer Burns state park and the Carmel Mission. Take two days for this once in... More 

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Taos, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

If you love driving this is the trip. We went from LA to San Fran. I used the Blog, California Through my Lens ( http://californiathroughmylens.com/pacific-coast-highway-stops ) as my guide for lovely little stops along the way. That blog is a fabulous resource! I would suggest doing it on a week day. We drove on a Saturday up through Big Sur... More 

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Morton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

What a great drive this was. Great views through Malibu and didn't notice the time which made it an easy drive.

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