Driving along the Pacific Coast has been called America’s Most Beautiful Drive. This classic American road trip covers three states and over 1500 miles. You can take the main highway or wind your way among the more scenic back roads. The interesting thing about this trip is that it covers so many different types of terrain, from rainforest to desert.
Here are some things to see along the way, as well as places where you can stay.
Other Places to Stay
Between the major cities, you will find hostels, campsites, and even hostels in old lighthouses. The world’s first roadside motel is located along this route, in San Luis Obispo in California. There are historic bed and breakfasts that were once farmhouses.
Brackley Beach is part of Prince Edward Island National Park in Canada. It is an area with diverse terrain and wildlife habitats. Beaches, dunes, forests, and wetlands are among the various ecosystems in this beautiful area. Interesting wildlife abounds, including some endangered species of plants and animals. The sand on the shores of “singing sand” beach […]
An Eastern Seaboard vacation can be very rewarding. There are all sorts of sights and stops along the way, and if you are traveling by RV, the experience is even more fun. There are various RV sites along the coast. If you’re renting an RV, there are one-way rentals that begin in New York and […]
Helena National Forest is a beautiful site in the mountains of Montana. If you are looking for a place to camp that has spectacular views, this national forest in west central Montana holds great promise. Helena is a site of early human activity; 8000 years ago, humans were residing in this breathtaking place. There are, however, […]
Located in the lower Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico, Elephant Butte Lake State Park is a watersport lover’s paradise. Its name is derived from a prominent rock formation, once a volcano, that is said to be elephant-shaped. During the winter months, Elephant Butte is warm and mild, making it a popular destination for travelers from […]
There is little doubt that the popularity of mountain biking has increased in recent years. This is not without controversy – not long ago, there was discussion about allowing mountain biking in national parks where it had not been allowed before. Here are some of the pros and cons of mountain biking, and some of […]