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Best Family Spring-Break Trips

Road Tripping on Highway 1 from Los Angeles to San Francisco

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Road Tripping on Highway 1 from Los Angeles to San Francisco

Drive north through posh Malibu and Santa Barbara, then find goofy science at the San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum, where kids can encase themselves in a gigantic soap bubble. Look for purple sea stars in tidal pools at Montaña de Oro State Park. During spring, from turnouts along the steep cliffs of Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, watch mother California gray whales and their calves migrate north.

Don’t Miss: Doc Bernstein’s Ice Cream Lab in Arroyo Grande, with 70 flavors and new ones, like Tuiti-Fruiti Raspberuiti, created every week.

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