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Road Tripping on Highway 1 from Los Angeles to San Francisco

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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.

Best Family Spring-Break Trips

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.

James Davis Photography / Alamy

Best Family Spring-Break Trips

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