A Girl’s Guide to Pacific Coast Highway: LA to San Francisco

Pacific Coast Highway Roadtrip
  • Stop #1 Santa Barbara

  • Eat lunch at Brophy Bros (amazing clam chowder)

  • Walk around the pier and docks and take some photos

  • Stop #2 Pismo Beach

  • Perfect beach town to stop

  • Gotta get some famous laffy taffy for the drive

  • Stop by Old West Cinnamon Rolls (for gooey cinnamon rolls and coffee)

  • Stop #3 Ragged Point (14522 Highway 1)

  • A great place to stop and see the Seals

  • Stop #4 Monterey

  • Book two nights at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

  • Enjoy coffee at Cafè Lumiere (perfect for Big Little Lies fans)

  • Paluca Trattoria and  Fisherman’s Wharf (perfect for Big Little Lies fans)

  • Lunch at Sea Harvest Fish Market & Restaurant

  • Wine tasting at A Taste of Monterey

  • Drive the scenic 17 Mile Drive through Pebble Beach Golf Course and stop by the lodge for a cocktail (drive cost $10.25 and it\'s cash only)

  • Drive an hour or so into Big Sur and the forest and cross the Bixby Bridge.

  • Stop #5 Kirigin Cellars

  • Drive the scenic drive through Mount Madonna

  • Stop at Kirigin Cellars for a free wine tasting

  • Stops #6 San Francisco

  • Take a photo at The Painted Ladies (Full House fans!)

  • Watch the cars come down crazy Lombard Street

  • Have a drink and people watch on Fisherman’s Wharf

  • Drive to Crissy Field to get a great view of The Golden Gate Bridge

  • Eat at John’s Grill (famous historic restaurant) in Union Square

  • Read my full guide here http://girlsguidechicago.com/girls-guide-pacific-coast-highway-la-san-francisco/

This checklist was created by ggc

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