Driving the California Coast: A Self-Guided Audio Tour from Carmel to Santa Cruz
- Audio Guide
- Instant Confirmation
- Private Tour
Take in the picturesque splendor of the coast, its forested interior and patchwork of agricultural fields on a self-guided audio driving tour along Highway 1. Starting in charming Carmel-by-the-Sea, you'll head north toward Monterey, mostly hugging the coast, all the way to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. You’ll exit the freeway periodically to drive through picturesque towns that you’d otherwise miss like Fort Ord, Castroville, Moss Landing, Aptos, and Capitola. Downloading the tour onto the VoiceMap app to enjoy the tour on location or virtually at home. There’ll be an opportunity to visit three state parks, with all fees for entrance, parking and beaches charged separately. If you’re unable to visit one or more of the state parks for any reason, you can always listen to the relevant section after the tour by choosing the Virtual option.
Operated by: VoiceMap
This self-guided audio tour starts in front of Mission Ranch. You'll hear a bit about how VoiceMap works, what you can expect on the drive and a bit about Mission Ranch.
The tour passes by a few of Carmel's Fairy Tale Houses.
The tour includes an option stop at Fort Ord Dunes State Park.
The tour passes by, and includes an option stop at, Pezzini Farms.
The tour includes an option stop at the Forest of Nisene Marks State Park.
The tour passes by the Capitola History Museum.
The tour passes by the Capitola's Esplanade.
The tour passes by the Santa Cruz Mission State Park.
Pass By: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The tour ends in front of the Santa Cruz Boardwalk.