Highway 1 Road Trip

5 Days on the Central California Coast

My boyfriend and I don’t do relaxation when we go on vacation. Somehow we can’t seem to sit still for more than a few hours and even that is stretching it. So for our last vacation, we wanted to do something adventurous with plenty of room for last minute decisions, tons of things to do and lots of things to see, which is why we took a road trip down the Central Coast in mid-March.

In 5 days, we covered Palo Alto, Santa Clara, Campbell, Los Gatos, Capitola, Santa Cruz, Monterey, Pebble Beach, Carmel, Big Sur, Ragged Point, Morro Bay, and San Luis Obispo before taking Pacific Coast Highway all the way back down to San Diego. There were obviously so many things to see and places to go and I’m happy to say that we covered just about everything we possibly could during the time we had.

Day 1 – Explore Santa Cruz and Capitola

IMGP5024The best part about road trips is that you have the ability to get off the main path and find the cool nooks and crannies of a town. This photo was taken on a random windy road in Santa Cruz.


IMGP5044We called this the “Spongebob house” for obvious reasons.

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