Trips that Go Beyond the Beach

Find trip ideas that let you explore the coast in a whole new way, from the best beach biking and flightseeing to amazing snorkeling and road trips.

5 Stunning Coastal Road Trips

Open the sunroof, crank up the tunes, and hit the road with our top five scenic water-view drives.

California's Highway 1
Photographer: Michael Hanson, Writer: Sarah Latta

California's Highway 1

Highway 1 from Jenner to Fort Bragg spans 96 miles and boasts pastoral coasts and humble towns that are fun to stop in for photos and a bite to eat. Pull over for the Point Arena Lighthouse, which gives you some of the best ocean views in the state.

More Ways To Get Coastal Living



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Top 21 Beaches, Coast to Coast

Plan your summer getaway now: From white strands to secret coves, we've found the ultimate spots by the shore, plus fabulous lodging so you can stay as long as you like.

The Cove Beach, Cape May, New Jersey