10 Best scenic views in California coastline!

Big Sur: Known for its rugged cliffs, towering redwoods, and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, Big Sur is arguably the most iconic stretch of California coastline.


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Highway 1: This iconic coastal highway offers countless opportunities for scenic viewpoints. Highlights include Bixby Creek Bridge, McWay Falls, and Ragged Point.


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Point Reyes National Seashore: Located just north of San Francisco, Point Reyes offers dramatic cliffs, rolling hills, and serene beaches. The Point Reyes Lighthouse and Tomales Point Trail are popular spots.

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Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park: This state park in Big Sur is famous for McWay Falls, a picturesque waterfall that cascades onto a pristine beach.


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La Jolla Cove: Located in San Diego, this area is renowned for its stunning coastal bluffs, tide pools, and crystal-clear waters. It's also a prime spot for observing marine life.


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Monterey Bay Aquarium: While not a natural viewpoint, the exhibits in this aquarium offer a unique underwater perspective of the marine life that inhabits the California coast.


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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve: Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in San Diego, this reserve offers hiking trails with spectacular coastal views.

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Mendocino Headlands State Park: This coastal park in Mendocino provides incredible vistas of the rugged cliffs and Pacific Ocean.

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Pfeiffer Beach: Also located in Big Sur, this beach is famous for its unique purple sand and stunning sea arches.

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San Gregorio State Beach: Situated between Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz, this beach offers a mix of sandy shores and rocky coastline, making for a diverse and picturesque view.

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