Central Coast, California
Images from San Francisco to Santa Barbara. This is home.
n exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff-hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. Designated an All-American Road—among the nation's most scenic—the drive encompasses both the Big Sur Coast Highway and the San Luis Obispo North Coast Byway.
Piedras Blancas Light Station by lhg_11. Piedras Blancas is located on California's central coast, just north of San Simeon. The point is named for a white rock out cropping located just off the end of the point. In 1866, this location was chosen to fill the gap between the lighthouses at Point Conception and Point Sur.