Land of endless days of sunshine.

Located 100 miles west of between LA, this magnificent panoramic road is a travel delight and cornucopia of possible adventures. Along this world-class 101-mile stretch of California’s Central Coast you’ll find:
– breathtaking natural beauty          – 10 pristine uncrowded beaches      – great dining
– unique wildlife habitats                 – 12 state parks                              – Monarch Butterflys
– Hearst Castle                                – Elephant Seals                            – hot springs
– 3 bountiful wine regions                – sand dunes                                  – history
+ your personal discoveries

Our Experience
The 10 Discovery Route destinations are: Edna Valley, Arroyo Grande Valley, Nipomo, Oceano, Avila Beach, Los Osos / Baywood Park, Cayucos, Cambria, San Simeon, and Ragged Point. We stay in Cambria; its central location lets us sample a little of everything in 3 days. Come along with us – discover what you can see and do!



Greater Palm Springs Where the ocean meets the pines. A bucket-list travel location/experience. Part of California’s Highway l Discovery Route in San Luis Obispo County. Where Midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, on the majestic Central Coast. What to do Wildlife Viewing (a...


Day 1

Thursday December 1 drive San Francisco to Palm Springs 450 miles / 724 km We get an early start on our 9+ hour drive. Typical early morning congestion getting through San Francisco to route 5, then things speed up nicely. Gas stops in Santa Nella and Lebec....


Day 2

Friday December 2 morning drive Los Angeles to Palm Springs 9 am Xxxxxxxxxx Xxxxxxxxxx Xxxxxxxxxx Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 11 am pick up 2 editors at Palm Springs International Airport Pick up Cathy and Pat at Palm Springs...


Day 3

Saturday December 3 Indio International Tamale Festival + Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade 8 am breakfast Leisurely in the timeshare, then we’re off to Indio.  10 am enjoy Indio International Tamale Festival Tamale Festival Parade Festival Mary Best Tamale...


Thanks to all who helped create this fine experience Fun of Travel  Joseph Cillo Publisher & Editor in Chief     Mary Buttaro Creative & Photo Editor Mental Marketing  Mark Elterman CEO     Maryann Stansfield VP of Marketing                  ...