CA's coast runs north – south for 840 miles, with a scenic coastline of 3,427 miles. I'm not going to detail everything to see on the coast road, CA Rt #1, just some of the highlights we remember from our trips along it. Starting in the north, and traveling south.
1] Redwood National Park
2] A lighthouse. Don't recall exactly where
3 Muir Woods National Monument-- more redwood trees, an easy half day trip from San Francisco
5] The Golden Gate Bridge.
6] The views of the Golden Gate from just south of the bridge.
7] Santa Cruz
8] Monetary and the Monterey Peninsula
9] Pebble Beach
11] Big Sur
12] San Simeon or Hearst's Castle, as close as anything in the USA comes to the Palace at Versailles. Hearst was the real life protagonist of the famed movie, “Citizen Kane”.
13] Santa Monica
15] Los Angeles
16] La Jolla Cove. A beautiful setting. A great beach, but chilly water, and a perfect climate. Our friends who lived at La Jolla Cove in a house built by a 19th C sea captain, have neither heat nor air conditioning because neither is needed. The daily high temperature ranges from 63 to 72 degrees F over the year-- sweaters are needed on the Southern CA coast.
17] San Diego
18] Tijuana Mexico.
The Bridge and River tour is a scenic 3-hour bicycle tour will take you from the Upper West Side of New York City up and over the George Washington Bridge for a ride along the river on Route 9W. Get the full touring experience and leave New York City for a few hours. During the ride, we make stops at Grants Tomb Memorial on the Upper West Side.