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Guide to California's Highway 1

The Facts
Santa Barbara
STAY AT
Harbor View Inn 28 W. Cabrillo Blvd.; 800/755-0222 or 805/963-0780; www.harborviewinnsb.com; doubles from $175
Four Seasons Resort Santa Barbara 1260 Channel Dr.; 800/332-3442 or 805/969-2261; www.fourseasons.com; doubles from $480
EAT AT
La Super-Rica TaquerIía 622 N. Milpas St.; 805/963-4940; dinner for four $35
Cold Spring Tavern 5995 Stagecoach Rd.; 805/967-0066; lunch for four $38
CHECK OUT
Old Mission Santa Barbara 2201 Laguna St.; 805/682-4149
Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens 1300 Micheltorena St.

Central Coast
STAY AT
Madonna Inn 100 Madonna Rd., San Luis Obispo 800/543-9666 or 805/543-3000; www.madonnainn.com; doubles from $147
EAT AT
Big Sky Café 1121 Broad St., San Luis Obispo; 805/545-5401; dinner for four $50
Linn's Main Bin 2277 Main St., Cambria; 805/927-1499; olallieberry muffins $1.95 each
CHECK OUT
Ostrich Land 610 E. Hwy. 246, Buellton 805/686-9696; www.ostrichland.com
Bubblegum Alley Higuera St. (between Garden and Broad sts.), San Luis Obispo
Hearst Castle 750 Hearst Castle Rd., San Simeon 800/444-4445 or 805/927-2020; www.hearstcastle.org
Nit Wit Ridge 881 Hillcrest Dr., Cambria; 805/927-2690; reservations required

Big Sur
STAY AT
Esalen Institute Hwy. 1; 831/667-3000; www.esalen.org; family of four from $310; hot springs $20 per person
Big Sur Lodge 47225 Hwy. 1; 800/424-4787 or 831/667-3100; doubles from $119
Deetjen's Big Sur Inn 48865 Hwy. 1; 831/667-2377; cabins from $150
EAT AT
Nepenthe Hwy. 1; 831/667-2345; dinner for four $100
CHECK OUT
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park Hwy. 1, between Lucia and Big Sur; 831/667-2315

Monterey Bay
STAY AT
Asilomar 800 Asilomar Blvd.; 831/372-8016; www.visitasilomar.com; doubles from $125
EAT AT
Tarpy's Roadhouse 2999 Monterey-Salinas Hwy.; 831/647-1444; dinner for four $90
CHECK OUT
Monterey Bay Aquarium 866 Cannery Row; 831/648-4888; www.mbayaq.org
National Steinbeck Center 1 Main St., Salinas; 831/796-3833; www.steinbeck.org
Monterey Bay Kayaks 693 Del Monte Ave.; 800/649-5357 or 831/373-5357
Point Lobos State Reserve Hwy. 1, three miles south of Carmel; 831/624-4909

Santa Cruz to San Francisco
STAY AT
Babbling Brook Inn 1025 Laurel St., Santa Cruz; 800/866-1131 or 831/427-2437; www.babblingbrookinn.com; doubles from $165
EAT AT
Lulu Carpenter's 1545 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz; 831/429-9804
Warming Hut Presidio, Bldg. 983, San Francisco; 415/561-3042
CHECK OUT
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk 400 Beach St.; 831/423-5590; www.beachboardwalk.com
Santa Cruz Surfing Museum Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse, W. Cliff Dr.; 831/420-6289
Bookshop Santa Cruz 1520 Pacific Ave.; 831/423-0900
Año Nuevo State Reserve Hwy. 1, 10 miles north of Davenport; 800/444-4445 or 650/879-0227; www.anonuevo.org

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