Enjoy The Pacific Coast Highway
California's Highway Route 1 is also known as the Pacific Coast Highway, following the coastline
from Leggett in Mendocino County in Northern California to San Juan Capistrano in Orange County in Southern
One of the longest state routes in California (655.8 miles / 1055.4 km), California Highway Route 1
sees some of the most beautiful terrain in the state, making many "Best Drives in the U.S.A." lists.
In addition to following the Pacific Coast and passing through beautiful Big Sur, it is also the
only route to Hearst Castle in San Simeon, passes over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, is a freeway bypass
route around Monterey Bay, and enters the Point Reyes National Seashore.
The State Flower is the California Poppy.
The State Tree is the California Redwood.
The State Bird is the California Valley Quail.
The State Colors are Blue and Gold.
The State Song is "I Love You, California."