California Coast Road Trip

Nicole Jordan

Driving Highway 1 down the California Coast? These are some of my favorite destinations definitely worth checking out!

California Coast Road Trip

By Nicole Jordan
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Driving Highway 1 down the California Coast? These are some of my favorite destinations definitely worth checking out!
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  • San Luis Obispo
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  • Santa Barbara
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  • McWay Falls
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  • Bixby Creek Bridge
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  • Big Sur
  • Monterey
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  • Santa Cruz
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    • nicolejordan Visit a state park, chill on a beach, surf the waves, hop on a whale watching tour, eat in town, or grab beers.

         
  • Big Basin Redwoods State Park
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    • nicolejordan Check out some other big redwood trees and hike out to the coast!

         
  • Half Moon Bay
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    • nicolejordan As you head south from San Francisco enjoy a stop in this cute town. Go surfing or grab lunch here.

         
  • Sonoma
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    • nicolejordan Sip some wine in Sonoma Valley, located just west of Napa Valley. Explore the cute and quaint downtown in Sonoma Square and enjoy beautiful winery views.

         
  • Fern Canyon
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    • nicolejordan Walk through the greenest canyon filled with ferns, mushrooms, and mosses.

         
  • Point Reyes
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  • Alamere Falls
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    • nicolejordan This is one of two waterfalls that flow directly into the ocean in California and definitely worth the 9 mile round trip hike.

         
  • Mount Tamalpais
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    • nicolejordan Check out one of the highest view points in the Bay Area!

         
  • Stinson Beach
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    • nicolejordan Just a bit north of San Francisco, Stinson Beach is a great beginner surf spot, a beautiful beach, and perfect sunset destination especially if you drive up the windy road to enjoy the views.

         
  • Redwood National and State Parks
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    • nicolejordan Home to the tallest tree in the world, Redwoods National and State Parks are filled with giant redwoods, lush green forests, and rugged coastal cliffs.