1 Week California Coastline Road Trip ๐Ÿš— ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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Tip 1 - Plan a roadtrip from late September to December for the best weather. โ˜€๏ธ
Tip 2 - Download all your maps offline because there isnโ€™t dependable WiFi everywhere.
Start in San Francisco - visit the Golden Gate Bridge and travel 70 miles south to Santa Cruz.
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In Santa Cruz, check out the boardwalk amusement and ride the famous Giant Dipper.
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Drive 42.9 miles to Monterey and walk down the timeless Cannery Row and splurge on the aquarium.
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8 miles south will get you to Carmel Highlands where the stunning blue waters begin.
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Down CA Highway 1, youโ€™ll find Big Sur with a number of state parks with great nature hikes.
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After the 3 hours of switchback turns, youโ€™ll find Pismo Beach where you can ATV on the sand dunes.
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1 hour south of Pismo Beach is Solvang, a slice of Denmark in SoCal. Order a plate of Aebleskiver.
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124 miles later, youโ€™ll have made it to Santa Monica, the end of another famous road, Route 66.
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Eat your heart out in LAโ€™s Grand Central Market, a hub to all cuisines in the city of angels.
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With extra money, check out the California Adventure theme park in Anaheim and ride the coaster! ๐ŸŽข๐ŸŽก
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95 miles south of Los Angeles is sunny San Diego. Have a picnic in Balboa Park!
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And donโ€™t forget to say hi to the sea lions at La Jolla (youโ€™ll be able to get super close!)
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Tip 3 - Bring Clorox wipes for the gas stations and get a full tank in Monterrey! Safe travels! ๐Ÿš—