Escape Adventures is excited to offer a six-day cycling tour of California’s Central Coast from Santa Barbara to Big Sur. Tour highlights include the iconic Highway 1, Piedras Blancas Light Station, Monarch Butterfly Grove, Harmony Headlands State Park, McWay Falls, Point Lobos, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and cycling the world-famous 17-Mile Drive. Tours run March-October and start at $3,599 per person. For more info, visit escapeadventures.com/tour/california-coast-big-sur-road-bike-tour.
All internal land expenses and services are covered in the cost of the tour, including all transportation, food preparation, meals, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, group supplies and community gear. Permits, licenses, park fees, reservations, and lodging are also included, along with at least two professionally trained trip leaders, a mobile first aid and mechanic station, spare bikes, and support vehicles.
DAY 1: Meet in Santa Barbara and shuttle to Los Olivos. Cycle past rich vineyards mixed with the farmlands of the Santa Ynez Valley.
DAY 2: Stop in Los Alamos, hailed as “the coolest town in Santa Barbara County.” Picture Tuscany meets Taos.
DAY 3: Surge up the ruggedly beautiful Big Sur/Central Coast, all bluffs, sea, and sky. Passing Morro Bay, Estero Bay, as well as the Harmony Headlands State Park,
DAY 4: At the Piedras Blancas Light Station, roll up to a historic 70-ft light station built in 1874, atop white rocks on a jutting spit of headland.
DAY 5: Cycle from the Big Sur coast toward Point Lobos: a broad sweep of raw coastal park with a refreshingly anti-industrial tourism/keep-it-real vibe.
DAY 6: Experience the world-famous 17-Mile Drive.
More Info: Visit: escapeadventures.com/