San Diego, CA

San Digeo was our last stop on the West Coast which made it a little bittersweet. Luckily we had a great time with friends who went out of their way to show us the city. Days 76 – 79 October 17 – October 20, 2014 Miles  8597 – 8709 We arrived in San Diego Friday…

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles was the city to date that we’ve spent the most time in. Our hosts were amazing, but when you are in a city as big as LA its hard to see and do everything.   Day 69 – 73 October 10 – October 14, 2014 Miles 8256 – 8286   After a long…

Channel Islands National Park, CA

The Channel Islands are a national park off of the coast of CA which we almost missed. The park consists of several islands, but the real gem is the marine life that surrounds the islands. Water sports are a must if you want to see the Channel Islands. Day 69 October 10, 2014 Miles 8135…

Santa Barbara, CA

For us Santa Barbara was all about strolling State Street and eating. We spent some time on the beach too. Days 67 – 68 October 8 – October 9, 2014 Miles 7065 – 8135   Our destination for the night was Santa Barbara. We started out driving down State Street and really liked the area with all…

Big Sur, CA

Big Sur appears to be the iconic section of route 1 that is pictured when talking about the Pacific Coastal Highway. Beautiful views of rocky beaches are around every turn in the road. Days 66 – 67 October 7 – October 8, 2014 Miles 7820 – 8125   Tuesday started with us exploring Santa Cruz.…

Sonoma, CA

Sonoma was a rare chance for us to enjoy some time of luxury; wine tasting, enjoying the sun, and dancing the night a way at a wedding.  A nice change of pace from the hiking and camping we had been doing elsewhere.   Days 62 – 65 October 3 – October 6, 2014 Miles 7298…