A classic American road trip that should be on everyone’s bucket list. With barking sea lions, salty air, crashing waves, and breathtaking valleys, it’s undeniably the most beautiful road trip in the world. Bring out your Pacific Coast road trip map and take on the road.
Encompassing nearly a million acres, the park protects a vast wilderness, thousands of years of human history, and several distinctly different ecosystems.
Location:3002 Mt Angeles Rd, Port Angeles, WA 98362, United States
Washington to Oregon via Car
Explore the timeless rainforests and majestic coastal vistas. Discover the rich heritage of the native people. Unfold the dramatic stories of America’s most famous explorers.
Location:92343 Fort Clatsop Rd, Astoria, OR 97103, United States
View an impressive natural wonder of endless shifting sand, unique tree islands, various wildlife and the spectacular Siuslaw River. Choose an exhilarating dune ride on their Sandrails or a more relaxing tour on their Giant Dune Buggies.
Location:85366 Highway 101 Florence, OR 97439
Oregon to Mendocino via Car
One of the Mendocino Coast’s most unique and photographic destinations. Located at the north end of Fort Bragg, this historic dumping site has become an incredible testament to the beauty the natural world can craft even out of refuse.
Location:Mendocino County, California
Mendocino to San Francisco via Car
Once called “the bridge that couldn’t be built,” today it is one the seven wonders of the modern world. This magnificent span, perhaps San Francisco’s most famous landmark, opened in 1937 after a four-year struggle against weather.
Location:Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA, United States
The world-famous Cable Cars run on three lines in the steep streets of San Francisco between Market Street and Fisherman’s Wharf. These cars are a fun ride, especially if you get to stand on the running board.
Location:59 Powell-Mason; 60 Powell-Hyde; 61 California St
You’ll find a wealth of knowledge on how a historic era still influences the present-day culture, events, sights, sounds, and food of San Francisco’s most famous waterfront community.
Location:Fisherman’s Wharf Merchants Association 47 Pier, Suite 2
San Francisco to Monterey via Car
Frolicking sea otters, fast-swimming sharks, pulsating jellies and waddling penguins — their world-class exhibits and breathtaking scenery instill a love of the ocean in their visitors.
Location:886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940, United States
Monterey to San Simeon via Car
Once the home of businessman William Randolph Hearst, this hilltop estate awed and entertained the luminaries of his time.
Location:750 Hearst Castle Rd, San Simeon, CA 93452, United States
San Simeon to San Luis Obispo via Car
San Louis Obispo
A luxury hotel featuring an outdoor pool, 2 restaurants, a bakery and 2 bars. Each themed guest room is uniquely-decorated.
Location:100 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Centered around the old mission, the historic downtown of San Luis Obispo delights visitors with its tree-lined streets and handsome, traditional Spanish-style buildings.
Location:1135 Chorro St, San Luis Obispo
San Louis Obispo to Los Angeles via Car
Sprawling amusement park with a cinema theme, featuring rides, restaurants, shops & shows. Known for its mind-blowing rides based on blockbuster movies, but it is also a working movie studio and an attraction everyone can enjoy.
Location:100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608, United States
Towering above the city of Los Angeles is one of the most recognizable man-made landmarks in the world: the Hollywood sign.
Location:Los Angeles, CA 90068, United States
Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, also known and branded as TCL Chinese Theatre, is a movie palace on the historic Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6925 Hollywood Blvd.
Location: 6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028, United States
A Los Angeles cultural icon, with museums, landmarks and other Hollywood attractions that celebrate L.A.’s rich film and entertainment heritage.
Location:6834 Hollywood Blvd – Los Angeles CA
A planetarium, a Greek theater, a riding center created for the 1984 Olympic Games, golf courses, tennis courts, hiking trails, and other attractions. Walking trails and scenic drives through the mountains offer views over the city and beyond.
Location:4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027, United States
California’s premier family vacation destination, attracting visitors since the 1950s. Disneyland Park, with rides and experiences in elaborately created theme sets, is what most people picture when they imagine Disneyland.
Location:Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802, United States
Los Angeles to Victorville via Car
Museum dedicated to Route 66, famed Main Street of America, has stories, photos, artifacts & more.
Location:16825 D St, Victorville, CA 92395, United States
Victorville to Baker via Car
A steel electric sign that commemorates the weather record of 134 °F recorded in nearby Death Valley on July 10, 1913. The sign weighs 76,812 pounds and is held together by 125 cubic yards of concrete.
Location:72157 Baker Blvd, Baker, CA 92309, United States
Baker to Arizona via Car
Layered bands of colorful rock reveal millions of years of geologic history. Grand Canyon is unmatched in the incomparable vistas it offers visitors from the rim.
Location:Arizona, United States
Grand Canyon to Moenkopi Dinosaur Tracks via Car
Home to dinosaur tracks that date back to the early Jurassic Period (200+ million years ago).
Location:US-160, Tuba City, AZ 86045, United States
Moenkopi Dinosaur Tracks to Horseshoe Bend via Car
A horseshoe-shaped incised meander of the Colorado River located near the town of Page, Arizona, United States. It is also referred to as the “east rim of the Grand Canyon.”