This is an incredibly popular drive, and it’s not hard to see why. The Pacific Coast Highway has stunning ocean views on one side and mountain views on the other, plus a mix of charming small towns, wineries, campgrounds, forests, major Californian cities, and much more to explore along the way. Choose a specific portion of the trip or go the whole distance, depending on the time you have or the points you want to see!
Scenic Drive Tips
There are places along this drive where roadside overnights are allowed. Start the drive from the north if you prefer to be closer to the Pacific Ocean for the view. Our LTV owners submitted many recommendations for sights and stops along the way, including: Mount Saint Helens, the Giant Redwood Forest/Sequoia National Park, Kings Canyon, The General Grant tree, Elephant Seal Vista Point, Hearst Castle, Tillamook Cheese Factory, River Ridge Golf Course, Rio Seco Vineyard and Winery, and Francis Ford Coppola Winery.
Dave Dotzler, Ray Hemsher, Marilyn Jensen, Karen Sharpe, Mark Simons, Al Hrycyk, Steve Bedsole
Dave Dotzler, Valerie & Valise, Trip Savvy
As indicated above, this scenic drive was submitted by an independent third party and has not been verified by Triple E Recreational Vehicles. Please do your own research on suitability, road conditions and road safety before attempting to drive this route.