5 Epic California Road Trip Stops

Map out key routes with stops along the Golden State’s 900-mile coastline, and head inland for the best national parks and the wonders of wine country.

Written by Conde Nast Traveler, ContributorFor Condé Nast Traveler, by Paul Rubio.GettyUnless time is no object, don’t expect to cover the entirety of Cali in a single road trip (the state spans 163,696 square miles, after all). A better bet is to map out key routes with stops along the Golden State’s 900-mile coastline, and head inland for the best national parks and the wonders of wine country. Here, five places to consider hitting up on your West Coast road trip, from gallery going in swan...