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Best Romantic Road Trip: Pacific Coast Highway, CA

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Best Romantic Road Trip: Pacific Coast Highway, CA
Route: Route 1, from Monterey to Morro Bay (123 miles)

We certainly hope your partner makes your heart soar; if not, the unimaginably gorgeous views from the Pacific Coast Highway will. Frequently coined the most romantic drive in the United States, the road jogs alongside California farms and cliff-edged beaches, across high bridges and near groves of towering redwood trees. Tour the famed Monterey Bay Aquarium, enjoy lunch at a posh Carmel-by-the-Sea cafe, see the famous waterfall at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and take a romantic sunset stroll at Big Sur. There are plenty of romantic Victorian bed and breakfasts where you can spend the night.

Runner-Up: Charleston to Savannah, South Carolina

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