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Highway 1 Discovery Route

Highway 1, San Luis Obispo, CA
+1 818-585-8641
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Coastal scenery at It's Finest

Viewed on a sunny day, this road has to be one of most beautiful in America. Allow plenty of time... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
treborz1
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Foster City Ca
Highway 1 Discovery Route also follows the S-101 then tracks the Coast

All seem to know that Hwy #1 goes from SLO to Cambria. At SLO, it merges with the S-101 till Pismo... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul M
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San Luis Obispo, California
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Roam this 101-mile stretch of Highway 1 in San Luis Obispo County where you'll find 10 uncrowded beaches, 12 state parks, Hearst Castle, three bountiful wine regions, farm-to-table cuisine, and unique wildlife habitats. Wherever you roam along the Highway 1 Discovery Route, you will find the best of Highway 1!
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“elephant seals” (13 reviews)
“san simeon” (8 reviews)
“hearst castle” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Highway 1, San Luis Obispo, CA
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Viewed on a sunny day, this road has to be one of most beautiful in America. Allow plenty of time for photo stops along the scenic coastline.

Thank treborz1
Reviewed 1 week ago

All seem to know that Hwy #1 goes from SLO to Cambria. At SLO, it merges with the S-101 till Pismo Beach then goes mostly Coastal till around Guadalupe. Several great beach parks are also found along here, the include: Avila, Shell, Pismo, Grover, &...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, the historic landslide is still being worked on and sadly Hwy 1 will not be open till the end of 2018, at best. But you can still drive as far as Salmon Creek (where there is a beautiful hike to a waterfall) but that's...More

1  Thank jcil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Am amazing drive especially when you luck out with great weather! Amazing views and sights can be found everywhere on Highway 1! Best drive I have been on in the US!

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cayucas was a part of my wife's family vacation for many years. This was my first time, and I will go again...for sure. It is all about slowing down and enjoying simpler things. A wonderful experience.

Thank pastorroger8
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Driving Highway one is beautiful and dangerous. I do not know if the road is all the way open between Carmel and Cambria yet. Be careful of all the sight seers that stop in the middle of the road to take pictures. The elephant seals...More

Thank W4769ANmarya
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The coast highway is a beautiful drive. The ocean views, wild life, and no billboards! Take. Snacks because there are long stretches with no food.

Thank Dana D
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Once again a nice ride on HWY 1 from Santa Cruz towards South. As always, great views and beautiful scenery. Due to massive rain in winter, there was an earth slide. That means shortly after Pfeiffer Park HWY 1 is closed. No detour available. Therefore...More

1  Thank Daniela R
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We really loved driving Route 1 and there are many lovely places to stop and take pictures or even a long walk along the beach. Moonstone Beach in Cambria was particularly lovely. Be sure to bring some money and eat at the Sea Chest. It...More

Thank AnneHHK
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Travelled from Santa Maria, stopped at Morro which is a lovely town with shops, restaurants and marina, most shops closed around 6pm but eateries still open. Stand on the platforms outside the restaurants to watch the seals. From here head up highway 1. Youl go...More

Thank murph4748
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julies912016
15 September 2017|
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Response from murph4748 | Reviewed this property |
We had prior notice of road closure before we got on Highway 1, not sure if its still closed.
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Flickamom
12 July 2017|
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Response from WineCoastCountry | Property representative |
Highway 1 is officially open in all of San Luis Obispo County, but there are still closures along the route in Monterey County.. As of June 24th the south end of the closure, originally at Ragged Point, has been moved five... More
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478bryanp
17 April 2017|
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Response from WineCoastCountry | Property representative |
Hi there! Your drive time will depend on where exactly you hop on Hwy 1. There is a road closure in the south that will re-route you. You can drive Highway 1 from Ragged Point north to San Luis Obispo (about an hour). If you... More
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