If you're a first time visitor to Pacific Coast Hwy, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions near Pacific Coast Hwy.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions near Pacific Coast Hwy.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"Spend some time in Malibu Beach, maybe Trancas Beach (I'm biased as I lived there when I was attending Pepperdine)." See More
"Hi Rya, The following are nice places to check out in LA: - The Getty Center - museum is free, parking is $15 I believe - Malibu Beach - nice beaches, good restaurants, nice to walk around - Santa Monica - good place to walk around and get to a beach that isn't far too far from the Hollywood/Beverly Hills/Mid-City area of LA In Santa Monica, you can walk in on the Santa Monica Pier or the Venice Beach and Boardwalk." See More
"Try Lechuza Beach, next to Zuma Beach, but far less touristy." See More
"Zuma Beach isn't bad either but gets very crowded when the weather gets hot." See More
"1) Beach day in Malibu at Westward Beach." See More
"Here are mine: El Matador State Beach Manhattan Beach Muscle Beach Venice!" See More
"Get in a bit closer to LA, first stop might be Point Dume State Beach in Malibu." See More
"We always liked Charmlee Wilderness Park and Malibu Creek State Park." See More
"Malibu is a long string of beaches, all of which have their own highlights (if you have to pick just one, try to visit Point Dume and hike over to the tide pools)." See More
"Check out the smaller beaches like El Pescador State Beach or El Matador State Beach they have smaller pay lots there or you can park up along PCH for free." See More
"Ok, hiking is a big thing here, check out either Runyon Canyon Park (below) or Escondido Falls which ends at a waterfall." See More
"The Malibu Hills are also home to Malibu Wines, which has great ambiance." See More
"If you want to see more of the beautiful California coastline, driving south on the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH or Highway 1) will give you some breathtaking views, but will add travel time." See More
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