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Start: San FranciscoBefore I reach San Francisco, I only have one thing and only one thing in mind: Why is every movie destroying San Francisco???
See: Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman Wharf, Lombard Street, Twin Peaks, Palace of Fine Arts, Painted Ladies, de Young Memorial Museum, The California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Japantown.
Interesting stops along the way:
1. Half Moon Bay
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Highlight: The Ritz-Carlton
2. Santa Cruz
Highlight: Santa Cruz Boardwalk, Mystery Spot
Highlight: 17 miles drive, Carmel-by-the-sea.
4. Bixby Bridge
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5. Big Sur
Highlight: Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, Whale-watching, Sunrise/ Sunset.
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Tips: Spend a night here and visit the McWay Falls first thing in the morning!
6. San Simeon
Highlight: Hearst Castle, Moonstone Beach, Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery.
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7. San Luis Obispo
Highlight: Bubblegum Alley, Bishop Peak, Madonna Inn, Pismo Beach.
Tips: Spend a night here and explore Pismo Beach ( the clam's capital).
8. Morro Bay
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Tips: rent a yacht to enjoy sunset.
Highlight: Windmill and Danish Pastries
9. Santa Barbara
Highlight: Mission, Stearns Wharf
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Tips: Spend a night here and go for paddleboarding the next day.
Highlight: Harbor Seal Preserve and Rookery
Highlight: Malibu Lagoon State Beach
Tips: to catch a glimpse of a Hollywood star, visit Malibu Country Mart.
End: Santa Monica
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1.You can also start further north and end at San Diego, or start from San Diego driving towards north. your call!
2. If you do not want to drive, taking an Amtrak train is probably your best choice. (and budget friendlier)
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So that's the plan! Let's see how it turns out!
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