Thirty states within the U.S. have coastlines, so what makes California so epic that it’s best to dedicate a whole highway journey solely to its splendor? For starters, how about redwoods, superb seashores, waves, trails and, oh sure, simply a few epic campgrounds.
Don’t take our phrase for it—Load up the truck and hit the highway to see for your self. With a number of hundred miles to discover, you possibly can observe in our footsteps or flip the route round and begin on the southern finish of the state, working your means north.
Plan Your Trip: Exploring the California Coast
Locations to see: The Redwoods – False Klamath Cove – Tour Thru Tree – Humboldt Lagoons State Park – Patrick’s Point State Park – MacKerricher State Park – Marin Headlands – Lands End – Sutro Baths – Giant Camera – Corona Heights – Big Sur – Big Sur Riverside Campground and Cabins – Asilomar State Beach – Phoebe’s Cafe – 17-Mile Drive – Refugio State Beach – Venice Beach
All photographs by Caroline Whatley and Erin McGrady of Authentic Asheville.