Nothing quite compares to the classic American road trip, and cruising down the Pacific Coast Highway is one of the most exhilarating of them all.
The Pacific Coast Highway, also known as the PCH, is one of America’s most scenic road trips, particularly the coast-hugging stretch through California.
Driving down Highway 1, you’ll encounter the world’s tallest trees in the Redwood National and State Forest, the rugged cliffs of the Lost Coast, charming coastal towns like Mendocino and Bodega Bay, and iconic landmarks such as San Francisco’s Gold Gate Bridge and the Santa Monica pier. And let’s not forget the miles and miles of pristine beaches.
Ready to hit the road? We’ve narrowed down a list of some of the top spots to stop during your California road trip.