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Highway 1 Self-Driving Audio Tour (Pacific Coast Highway)
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Highway 1 Self-Driving Audio Tour (Pacific Coast Highway)

Welcome to the GPS-enabled driving tour of California’s famous Highway 1, the Pacific Coast Highway! This self-guided audio tour stretches between San Francisco and Los Angeles, one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world! It also includes a popular scenic detour along Monterey’s 17 Mile Drive at Pebble Beach. This self-guided audio tour allows you to explore Highway 1 with maximum flexibility and value.<br><br>Here's how it works: Within 30 mins, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter the password, and download the tour. When you arrive, go to the first stop, launch the app, and follow the instructions! Stick to our recommended route and speed limit for the best experience. <br><br>Recommended: purchase one tour per vehicle. Everyone can listen at the same time!<br><br>Uncertain Travel Date? The tour’s valid for 30 days from booking!<br><br>This tour doesn’t include entrance to attractions along the route. Check pandemic rules before your visit.
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NME wrote a review Dec 2020
San Francisco, California155 contributions423 helpful votes
Once a year, the best big wave surfers on earth have 24 hours notice to reach Half Moon Bay, CA. Their goal is to compete in a surfing competition with one of the biggest paddle-in waves in the world!!!!! The date of the event is unpredictable. Usually January or February. I have to say, 50ft waves rank up there with any of the wonders of the world. The water is cold. The rocks are treacherous. The Great Whites are plentiful. Probably one of the most dangerous competitions ever! WORTH IT!!!! Considering this year, most people are traveling domestically, I can’t think of anything else that’ll top this experience. Just know that it gets insanely crowded for this event and parking is horrendous. You’ll probably have to trek a bit after finding a spot. The area is stunning with typical Northern California rocky beach views. Catch the competition, take a beautiful coastal road drive on HWY 1 and dine on any of the amazing seafood spots that dot the entire coast. You will NOT forget this experience.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Michael K wrote a review Oct 2020
625 contributions189 helpful votes
There were no huge waves that made this place famous when we visited in October. Without the surfers, this place was quiet. Still, the parking lot was 90% full. It was pleasant to walk on the trail that leads to the beach, but without the excitement, the experience was just average.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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522kens wrote a review Sep 2020
Elk Grove, California4 contributions
We sat and watched the surfers and the surf pounding the jetty for hours, while waiting for our table at Sam's Chowder house.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Brenda B wrote a review Aug 2020
Ogden, Utah290 contributions59 helpful votes
If you're lucky enough to get a parking spot (30ish spaces?), walk west past Pillar Point Marsh (almost no birds) to the ocean. No surfers that day, but there were lots of dead purple crabs washed up. I found a tunicate and several anemones on the beach. Didn't get to the tide pool side due to high tide. Pleasant, but not relaxing walk due to an incessant fog horn.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Robertag60 wrote a review Mar 2020
Half Moon Bay, California135 contributions9 helpful votes
Mavericks has become a famous surfing area with waves reported to have been over 35 feet This is the site of the Mavericks Surf Contest held once a year, weather and conditions permitting. It’s a wonderful place for kids and adults a like to look at the tide pools for sea creatures when the tide is out. The cliffs above the beach givea you a beautiful view of the entire area and is a great place to walk your dog The area is about a mile from restaurants and small shops and has a small parking lot which is often full midday. Beautiful place to visit.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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