The Pacific Coast Highway route in California state is actually made up of
several different highways-routes, namely;
California State Route 1,
the South Coast Highway, and the Pacific Highway.
At the north-end of the
state, the Highway starts/ends on the 101 near the
Pelican State Beach area, near the northwest corner of the
Six Rivers National Forest... at the south-end of the state, the Highway
starts/ends in the San Diego area, however, in the San Diego area parts of the
Old Pacific Coast Highway are basically buried under the i-5 Highway, however,
in the San Diego area, you can exit off the i-5 and follow the South Coast
Highway and the Pacific Highway, depending on the area.
The Pacific Coast Highway in California has many, many tourism attractions to
see and visit; from the rugged Redwood forests of Northern California, to the
old historic towns between San Francisco and Monterey, and the world famous
beaches of southern California... the Pacific Coast Highways of California has
something for everyone, it's truly a world class destination/trip.