By Christopher Baker, Lee Foster
Scenic routes, captivating motels, real local cuisine… Take a trip during the again roads of California to find the area's actual soul and style.
DK Eyewitness commute advisor: again Roads California riding holiday advisor will take you through scenic routes to find captivating Californian cities, neighborhood eating places, and intimate locations to stick. Twenty-four themed drives, every one lasting one to 5 days, display breathtaking perspectives, hidden gemstones, and real neighborhood reports which may merely be found through highway.
Each travel is bursting with insider wisdom and loaded with rules for various actions, from brief walks and longer hikes to days at the seashore or at a spa, to wine excursions, biking journeys, and watersports. in the meantime, the main pleasant, best-value inns and guesthouses and eating places focusing on local produce were chosen through specialist authors.
Full-color all through, with a pull-out map of the full quarter for simple navigation among excursions, and zip code info to be used with a GPS gadget. the entire functional info you'll want is incorporated, from highway stipulations and size of force to parking info and beginning hours.
Discover the unforeseen in your highway journey with DK Eyewitness go back and forth advisor: again Roads California.
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From Hawk Hill, descend a steep hill going west. Stop at the visitor center to pick up a map of the area. 8 km) walk to the Point Bonita Lighthouse. 5-km) loop hike around Rodeo Lagoon introduces visitors to the rich birdlife in the estuary environment. There is ample parking at the visitor center and at the walk trailheads. Eat and Drink: inexpensive under $25; moderate $25–50; expensive over $50 DRIVE 2 Yreka Redding CALIFORNIA Santa Rosa Sacramento Stockton San Francisco San Jose Monterey Fresno Sacramento Delta Martinez to Wine and Pear Country Highlights • Birdlife galore Spot egrets, herons, and other waterfowl in Peytonia Slough Ecological Reserve at Suisun Marsh • Country crafts Visit Rush Ranch to see a blacksmith at work and then watch out for rare birds along the wetland trails • Yesteryear trams Ride the rails on a vintage tram at the Western Railway Museum • Quaint hamlet Wander the dusty streets and storemuseums of Locke that recall its pioneering days One of Locke’s typical wooden structures with Chinese markings 38 BACK ROADS CALIFORNIA Sacramento Delta Comprising more than 1,000 miles (1,600 km) of waterways, the Sacramento Delta, northeast of San Francisco, is where four rivers meet and ﬂow into San Francisco Bay.
2 Tomales Bay Below Grazing tule elk seen from Tomales Point Below Right Nineteenth-century Point Reyes Lighthouse The western shore of this shallow coastal estuary is forested with pine, fir, and eucalyptus, and lined with beaches where harbor seals sunbathe. com). Boats keel at low tide at the quaint community of Inverness. Heart’s Desire Beach offers picnic tables and sheltered waters for swimming. ª Keep on Sir Francis Drake Blvd to the split with Pierce Point Rd. At the end of the road, park at the historic Pierce Point Ranch.
Park in the State Beach parking lot. 5 miles (5 km) along Bolinas Bay, extending to form a spit enclosing Bolinas Lagoon. Surf washes ashore and the ocean is popular for surf fishing, but riptides, cold water, and great white shark sightings (which mandate a 5-day beach closure) make swimming unwise. ª Continue north on SR 1 via Bolinas Lagoon. Park roadside. 7 Bolinas Lagoon Marin County; 94970 This triangular tidal lagoon to the north of, and behind, Stinson Beach occupies a trough created by the San ª Continue down Muir Woods Rd.
Back Roads California (DK Eyewitness Travel) by Christopher Baker, Lee Foster