SIGHTS & SITES
●Central Coast Birding Trail – 916-481-5332 (Audubon California); ca-ccbt.info; sites in 4 counties: Monterrey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara & Ventura; Black Oystercatcher, Heerman's Gull, Elegant Tern, Nuttall's Woodpecker, Yellow-billed Magpie, Chestnut-backed Chickadee & California Thrasher.
●Route 1 – starts at Interstate 5 (I-5, near Dana Point (Orange County)) and runs north to US Highway 101 (US 101, near Leggett (Mendocino County)); cahighways.org/001-008.html#001 or dot.ca.gov/hq/roadinfo/sr1; does not run over California’s entire Pacific coastline; also, at times, runs concurrently with US 101, most notably through 54-mile (87 km) stretch in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties, and across Golden Gate Bridge; also serves as scenic alternative in several locations and as major thoroughfare in Greater Los Angeles Area, San Francisco Bay Area, and other coastal urban areas along its route; often called “Highway 1”; has several portions designated as either Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), Cabrillo Highway, Shoreline Highway, or Coast Highway; worthwhile stops include Malibu Lagoon State Beach, Point Dume State Beach, El Matador Beach.
●Route 395 – runs from Pasadena to Laurier (WA); runs along east side Cascade Range.
●Route 23 – through Santa Monica Mountains; 14 miles long, ending on Highway 101.