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Ragged Point Panoramic Road

San Luis Obispo - Morro Bay - Cambria - Hearst Castle - Dry Tortugas

Expect on your Ragged Point Panoramic Road Itinerary

Benefit-stress ratio
Landscape
Comfort
Road conditions
Security
Beach
Urban life
Culture
Tap to move
  • Motorhome Site
  • Hotels
  • Beach
  • Culture
  • Historical sites
  • Landscape
  • Camping
  • Restaurants
4 Stages 58 mi 0.2 h/stage

Best months to drive Ragged Point Panoramic Road in California

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Ragged Point Panoramic Road Scenic Drive Itinerary

Ragged Point Panoramic Road is a superb treat for avid fans of road adventures. It is a wonderful option for family. You will have the option to explore such places as San Luis Obispo while behind the wheel. Sit comfortably in the driver’s seat and let’s begin set out!
1 number of days
58 mi route length
fair budget
family good for
on the right traffic direction
low accident level
Natural landscapes fans will be surely interested in the wonderful natural gems that can be admired during Ragged Point Panoramic Road. The whole experience during the adventure will be stress-free, and you will visit a range of interesting places. Driving on the right and a low number of accidents are characteristic features of the road environment in California. The period of time recommended to take our itinerary is between January and December.

  San Luis Obispo
Distance: 58 mi, Driving time: 1.2 h, Pace: fast
Airports: LAX

San Luis Obispo - United States - North America - Scenic Drive - Wikimedia Commons San Luis Obispo - United States - North America - Scenic Drive - Wikimedia Commons

1 San Luis Obispo - Morro Bay
Distance: 15 mi, Driving time: 0.3 h, Pace: fast
junction of road trips trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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Morro Bay - United States - North America - Scenic Drive - Wikimedia Commons Morro Bay - United States - North America - Scenic Drive - Wikimedia Commons

2 Morro Bay - Cambria
Distance: 18 mi, Driving time: 0.3 h, Pace: fast
junction of road trips accommodation options trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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3 Cambria - Hearst Castle
Distance: 10 mi, Driving time: 0.2 h, Pace: fast
accommodation options trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

Hearst Castle - United States - North America - Scenic Drive - Wikipedia Hearst Castle - United States - North America - Scenic Drive - Wikipedia
Hearst Castle - United States - North America - Scenic Drive - Wikimedia Commons Hearst Castle - United States - North America - Scenic Drive - Wikimedia Commons

4 Hearst Castle - Dry Tortugas
Distance: 15 mi, Driving time: 0.3 h, Pace: fast
trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

Dry Tortugas - United States - North America - Scenic Drive - Wikipedia Dry Tortugas - United States - North America - Scenic Drive - Wikipedia

  Dry Tortugas
Airports: LAX , SFO

Ragged Point Panoramic Road Scenic Drive Summary

We hope that our itinerary idea has inspired you.
We’ve presented you with a bunch of useful pieces of advice that can be readily expanded with your own creative travel ideas.
If you are planning on travelling by car in California, there are a number of important road rules to follow and a bunch of things to keep in mind to make your road trip safe. These tips will surely become useful for holidaymakers who opt for vehicle hire or camper rental in California.
There are a number of road regulations to be followed while on a trip around California. Alcohol is best to be avoided at all costs while driving. Holidayers ought to remember that the amount of alcohol you can consume is rather low and equals only 0.5‰. Exceeding the maximum allowed speed limit, which is 25mph, when driving around the the city streets may result in a speeding ticket. When it comes to undeveloped areas, you should bear in mind that the maximum car speed is 45mph. You can travel at the maximum car speed of 80mph on motorways in California. In order to stay safe, it is best to drive with your headlights on at daytime and equip your car with a fire extinguisher and first aid kit.
But what are the costs of the whole trip. Well, depending on the needs of the travellers, the amount of money that you have to spend will vary. A wide range of budget possibilities is described below.
We estimate that the budget option when it comes to fuel to cover the planned 58mi while travelling around California can cost approximately 11 GBP. Budget accommodation options will cost more or less 56 GBP. Travellers who want to benefit from this option will spend more or less 51 GBP on restaurants and food. Travellers will have to pay about 32 GBP if they choose the budget car hire option as well. Thus, going for car rental will increase the expenses of the road trip from approximately 118 GBP to approximately 150 GBP.
When it comes to the standard offer, you have to spend the maximum of 11 GBP on the gasoline needed to cover the tour. Cost amounting to 84 GBP can be expected by all holidaymakers who are looking for standard overnight stays. Drivers may expect that the standard option in terms of food and restaurants will cost about 61 GBP. Travellers who want to cover the trip in a standard rental car should expect a cost of about 38 GBP. Summing up the standard offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total about 194 GBP for holidaymakers who would like to try vehicle hire and 156 GBP for those who are not interested in rental.
Drivers who are into the highest level of comfort will be pleased with the premium offer. Drivers who would like to rent a car will pay about 307 GBP for the whole trip, whereas those who are not interested in vehicle hire will spend approximately 243 GBP. Travellers who would like to cover the itinerary in a premium rental vehicle should expect a cost of roughly 64 GBP. When it comes to the top standard version of the tour, you should expect the average cost of roughly 11 GBP when it comes to fuel. You should expect to pay about 140 GBP for accommodation options and 92 GBP for food and restaurants if you are searching for the top standard of services during your itinerary.
Our tour is also excellent for camper fans. Holidaymakers have to pay approximately 191 GBP for the service of camper hire. If you are wondering about the gasoline costs for the whole trip, they will amount to around 21 GBP. Drivers who opt for camper hire should expect to pay roughly 28 GBP for accommodation and more or less 51 GBP for expenses connected with food.
The section Road Trip Costs presents all the mentioned details in a simple way.
There are plenty of intriguing road trips and scenic drives that we offer on our website if you’d like to see other of our road trip ideas. Hopefully, the great diversity of travel opportunities will surely live up to the expectations of the most demanding holidaymakers.
  • Road Trip Costs
  • How much does it cost to go on a Ragged Point Panoramic Road in California?
  • Economy
    Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
    • rent & more 32 GBP
    • drive & more 11 GBP
    • sleep & more 56 GBP
    • eat & more 51 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) 118 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 150 GBP
  • Standard
    Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
    • rent & more 38 GBP
    • drive & more 11 GBP
    • sleep & more 84 GBP
    • eat & more 61 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) 156 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 194 GBP
  • Premium
    High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
    • rent & more 64 GBP
    • drive & more 11 GBP
    • sleep & more 140 GBP
    • eat & more 92 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) 243 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 307 GBP
  • Camper
    On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self cooking. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
    • rent & more 191 GBP
    • drive & more 21 GBP
    • sleep & more 28 GBP
    • eat & more 51 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) 100 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 292 GBP

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Facts for safer driving in California

drink drive limit
0.5
max speed urban
25 mph
max speed rural
45 mph
max speed highway
80 mph
headlights at daytime
off
fire extinguisher
yes
tolls
yes
seat belts
yes