4 days in California's Central Coast Itinerary

4 days in California's Central Coast Itinerary

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4 days in California's Central Coast Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  4​h
1
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Cayucos
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip itinerary builder app .

Los Angeles to Monterey is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in July; daily highs in Monterey reach 69°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Cayucos.

Things to do in Monterey

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

2
nights
Cayucos

Cayucos ©
Cayucos is a census-designated place located on the coast in San Luis Obispo County, California along California State Route 1 between Cambria to the north and Morro Bay to the south. Kids will enjoy Elephant Seal Rookery and Speed Boats Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Cayucos side-trips: Cambria (Moonstone Beach, Nitt Witt Ridge, & more), San Luis Obispo (Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa & Bubblegum Alley) and Piedras Blancas (in San Simeon). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Morro Rock.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cayucos online itinerary maker .

You can drive from Monterey to Cayucos in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monterey in July, expect nights in Cayucos to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cayucos

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cambria, San Luis Obispo, San Simeon, Morro Rock, Speed Boats Tours
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Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Piedras Blancas ©
Piedras Blancas

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