8 days in California's Central Coast Itinerary

8 days in California's Central Coast Itinerary

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8 days in California's Central Coast Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
Moss Landing
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Paso Robles
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  28​h
End: Bengaluru

3
nights
Moss Landing

Moss Landing is a census designated place in Monterey County, California, United States. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Natural Bridges State Beach and Rio Del Mar State Beach. Shop till you drop at Old Monterey Farmer's Market and Monterey's Tasty Olive Bar. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moss Landing: 17-Mile Drive (in Monterey), Pinnacles National Park (in Paicines) and West Cliff Drive (in Santa Cruz). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, stroll through Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, and make a trip to Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Moss Landing journey maker tool .

Bengaluru, India to Moss Landing is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Moss Landing is minus 13 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bengaluru in September: high temperatures in Moss Landing hover around 30°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Paso Robles.

Things to do in Moss Landing

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Monterey, Santa Cruz, Rio Del Mar State Beach, Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, Pinnacles National Park
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Pinnacles National Park ©
Pinnacles National Park
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©

2
nights
Paso Robles

Paso Robles ©
A town of hot springs and wine, Paso Robles (or "Pass of the Oaks") feels like a desert paradise to those who travel here.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Piedras Blancas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Moonstone Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Fiona Bleu Gallery, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Morro Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Peachy Canyon Winery, browse the eclectic array of goods at San Luis Obispo County Farmers' Market Association, race across the water with a speed boat tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Monarch Butterfly Grove, then wander the wide-open spaces of Pasolivo Olive Oil, and finally learn about winemaking at McPrice Myers Winery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paso Robles trip builder .

Traveling by car from Moss Landing to Paso Robles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Moss Landing in September, you will find days in Paso Robles are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paso Robles

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Morro Bay, Piedras Blancas, Monarch Butterfly Grove, Moonstone Beach, Peachy Canyon Winery
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Piedras Blancas ©
Piedras Blancas
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Speed Boats Tours

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