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California Coast Southbound Overview
Visit highlights of the California Coast from San Francisco to LA
Be charmed by the myriad of delights on an adventure along Highway 1 from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Spend time in local markets, discover remote beaches and have the chance to glimpse unique wildlife. Drop in on the fishing village of Monterey, hang out with the university crowd in Santa Cruz and discover a town steeped in Spanish history in Santa Barbara. Culture, wildlife, history and relaxation all await on this fun-filled three-day adventure along the Californian coast.
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With iconic sights like the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Lombard Hill, The Castro and Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco is one of the world's most visited cities. Santa Cruz is a coastal town famous for its beach boardwalk and entertainment centre, which was established in 1904.
With a stunning coastline and a number of historic adobe buildings, Monterey is a delightful town with a large population of marine creatures basking on its shores. Self-claimed to be the happiest place in America, San Luis Obispo is a charming city with great weather, a thriving arts scene and plenty of outdoor activities.
Known as the American Riviera, Santa Barbara is a popular Californian city that features great beaches, celebrated wineries and a sunny disposition. Stars, surf, superficiality and sunshine - Los Angeles is a bold, sprawling city with a pronounced swagger and a surprising amount of charm.
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