5 Incredible Beaches Along the North Coast of the CA Highway 1 Discovery Route
It’s summer, time to beat the heat, crowds and traffic and head to the pristine beaches along the North Coast of the CA Highway 1 Discovery Route, (H1DR). Each beach community including Ragged Point, San Simeon, Cambria, Cayucos and Los Osos/Baywood Park, has its own charm, natural wonders, vibrant culture, and unspoiled and uncrowded beaches, perfect for those seeking adventure and renewal. Our stretch of Highway 1 is open for business and wide open to roam! Discover your perfect beach this summer on the North Coast of the Highway 1 Discovery Route:
- Ragged Point
Known as the gateway to Big Sur, Ragged Point has the some look and feel only Ragged Point is open for business!
- San Simeon
San Simeon Cove is part of the W.R. Hearst State Beach and is a popular spot for picnics, kayaking and fishing and offers BBQ pits and picnic tables located near an 850-foot pier.
Located within minutes of Hearst Castle, Big Sur and Paso Robles Wine Country, Cambria is best known for its picturesque windswept coastline.
Cayucos State Beach is a three mile stretch of beach that starts in downtown Cayucos and runs south along an uncrowded sandy shoreline to the county’s most popular dog beach.
- Los Osos/Baywood Park
Los Osos is home to Montaña de Oro State Park filled with secluded sandy beaches and ocean side bluffs perfect for hiking along the Pacific Coast.
The Whale Trail
You’ll find a place on land to marvel at the Pacific Ocean’s amazing marine life from the shore at many H1DR beaches thanks to the new Whale Trail sites.
For more information on the California Highway 1 Discovery Route, visit www.Highway1DiscoveryRoute.com.