Road Trip Guide: Quick Adventures From SF to LA

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Ah...the open road. Nothing beats leaving behind the office and paperwork and hitting the highway, wind in your hair. Whether you're headed south for the holidays, or are just in need of some sunshine, be sure to hit up these 5 adventures the next time you road trip to LA. 


1. Explore Big Sur and the Bixby Bridge

First things first. You have to let all your friends know you’re heading out on an awesome road trip, so stop at the iconic Bixby Bridge, snap some grams, and explore. Learn more.

2. Hike to McWay Falls

You’ve definitely seen photos of McWay Falls. It’s well known, and for good reason—it’s unbelievable. The best part is that it’s about a half mile round trip hike so you won’t delay your trip too much by making this pit stop. Learn more.

 

3. Hike Above Morro Bay

Alright, now that you’ve been driving a few hours, it’s time to get out and give your legs a real stretch. The 360-degree views from the Park Ridge Trail will be well worth the 3.5 mile round trip hike. Learn more.


4. Hike Montana de Oro Bluff Trail

If you didn’t get enough hiking in at Morro Bay, or you’d rather hike closer to the ocean, the Bluff Trail at Montana de Oro is for you. Enjoy stunning views of the Pacific and explore the many tide pools until you’re ready for the final push in the car. Learn more.

 

5. Catch the Sunset at El Matador Beach

You just can’t beat a sunset on the beach in Malibu. This is the final stop before you get into Los Angeles. Be sure to check out all the awesome adventures in LA while you’re down there enjoying the sun. Learn more.

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