The Central Coast of California is a region that remains calm and tranquil. Between the Bay Area's high-tech hassles, and the megalopolis of Southern California, the Central Coast provides nice beaches, beautiful Spanish missions, and a more peaceful way of life.
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Santa Barbara is a city and metropolitan area less than 100 miles from Los Angeles but differs vastly in pace from its huge neighbor to the south.
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Monterey County contains a sizable part of the Central Coast of California and the southern half of Monterey Bay.
Santa Cruz County is in California just south of the Bay Area. The north half of Monterey Bay is part of the county.
San Benito County is an inland county in the Central Coast region of California. Except for a small area at the extreme north end of the county, it is hot, dry, and mountainous.
Big Sur is a region on the Central Coast of California. It contains vast wildernesses and breathtaking views as it stretches 90 miles along the rugged Pacific Ocean.
Not to be mistaken for the islands in the English Channel, the Channel Islands. The Channel Islands, also known as the Santa …
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