Vineyard Canyon Road – From San Miguel to Parkfield, this scenic drive is like a step back to earlier times. Beautiful scenery, lovely vistas and lots of wildlife.
San Marcos Pass Road – Highway 154 is a scenic backroad drive from Santa Barbara to Los Olivos
Parkfield Coalinga Road – Photos and info on this scenic backroad drive through fields of wildflowers and interesting geology
The Highway 46 scenic drive, from the 101 to Highway 1 is one of the prettiest drives in California and an easy one as well – great place for a sunset
How to drive backroads – driving rural or back roads requires slightly different driving strategies. These tips will help you be safe and enjoy the drive.
The El Camino Real began as an humble footpath leading from one mission to another. Today it nearly spans the length of California.
Cholame Valley Road – Not as desolate as it seems if you know where to look and when
California Fall Color – It’s not the breathtaking displays of the Northeast or the Midwest, but the fall foliage in Central California can be pretty in its own western way.
17 Mile Drive – A gorgeous drive around the Pebble Beach portion of the Monterey peninsula featuring the “lone cypress”.
Alisal Road Solvang – From Denmark back in time to old California, this back road has many charms