Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Los Angeles to Pacific Grove. If you're planning a road trip to Pacific Grove, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
11:00 am start in Los Angeles
drive for about 59 minutes
day 1 driving ≈ 2 hours
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10:00 am leave from Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
drive for about 1.5 hours
2:49 pm Salinas
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:49 pm
drive for about 34 minutes
day 2 driving ≈ 4.5 hours
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Malibu (67 answers)
Malibu Beach (44 mentions)
Zuma Beach (22 mentions)
Point Dume State Beach (14 mentions)
Malibu Country Mart (12 mentions)
El Matador State Beach (12 mentions)
restaurants around Malibu:
Paradise Cove Cafe
Malibu Farm Cafe
questions about Malibu:
Places to eat in Malibu?
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Wine tasting in Malibu?
Santa Barbara (192 answers)
Butterfly Beach (7 mentions)
Bacara Resort & Spa (6 mentions)
Hendry's Beach (4 mentions)
Stearns Wharf (4 mentions)
The Funk Zone (4 mentions)
restaurants around Santa Barbara:
McConnell's Fine Ice Creams
La Super-Rica Taqueria
The Lark - Santa Barbara
Boathouse at Hendry's Beach
The Palace Grill
hotels around Santa Barbara:
Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
San Ysidro Ranch
El Encanto Hotel
questions about Santa Barbara:
Favorite restaurants in Santa Barbara?
Bachelorette Weekend Getaway in Santa Barbara
Best Beach in Santa Barbara?
24 hours in Santa Barbara, what do I have to see/eat/do?
How far from santa barbara to palm springs and PS to Phoenix?
Avila Beach (23 answers)
Bishop Peak (4 mentions)
San Luis Obispo Mission (3 mentions)
Luna Red (2 mentions)
Bubblegum Alley (2 mentions)
Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa (2 mentions)
restaurants around Avila Beach:
Novo Restaurant & Lounge
Avila Valley Barn
Salinas (4 answers)
Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Pacific Grove.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Mission Ranch Hotel, which was mentioned 4 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Passionfish, which was mentioned 7 times.
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
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