Explore - Discover - California Highway 1
A Hub Of Culture & Natural Beauty
Highway 1 can take you to many different adventures:
Monarch Butterfly Grove
From late October to early February, Monarch butterflies surround the area of Pismo Beach, attempting to escape the cold winter. From Highway 1, the Monarch Butterfly Grove is found at the southern boundary of the city limits of Pismo Beach.
Morro Bay is accessed through the Highway, and it’s a beautiful area with many things to do. There’s boating, kayaking, and horseback-riding available. It is also near Hearst Castle, and the Morro Bay Aquarium.
Avila Beach has surfing, hiking, biking, and fishing locations, all available through a trip down Highway The community of the beach also includes farmers markets and festivals for guests to enjoy.
The Oceano Dunes includes five and a half miles of beach open for vehicle use, as well as 1,500 acres of sand dunes. With recreational vehicles, you can even off-road. The Oceano Dunes state park is the sole California State Park that allows visitors to drive on the beach.
All of these things are within reach through the expansive highway. The central california coast is certainly a hub of culture and natural beauty.