Pacific Coast Highway Motorcycle Tour

7 nights

What an amazing way to explore the coast of California.  Grab your motorcycle and head off on this 8-day self-guided ride up the legendary Pacific Coast Highway.  Explore Santa Barbara, the wine country and Hearst Castle before turning inland to ride some historic highways over the La Panza Mountain Range to Bakersfield. You will return to the coast via the scenic route through the Sierra Madre mountains to Hollywood Hills. There is a vast range of bikes for you to choose from. We can offer Harley Davidson, Yamahas, Hondas and BMWs. Just let your Frontier America travel consultant know your preference and you are on you way!

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The Breakdown

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Day 1

Los Angeles

Arrive at Los Angeles International Airport and transfer to your hotel.

1 night in Los Angeles

Day 2

Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Today pickup your bike and start your coastal adventure along one of the most scenic coastal roads in the United States! From Los Angeles ride north through Santa Monica and Malibu for a glimpse into Southern California’s beach life. In Malibu be sure to stop at Neptune’s Net for some great seafood! After Malibu continue until you reach Santa Barbara.

1 night in Santa Barbara

Day 3

Santa Barbara to Santa Maria

As you leave Santa Barbara you continue your journey along one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world – on Hwy 101 up to Gaviota, where you will turn inland and head through the Santa Ynez Mountains. We suggest a stop in Solvang, an old-world Danish village, where you could visit the motorcycle museum. Follow Hwy 101 all the way to Santa Maria.

1 night in Santa Maria

Day 4

Santa Maria to San Simeon

From Santa Maria you continue on Hwy 101 to Pismo Beach and on to San Luis Obispo, where you take the coastal route. Enjoy spectacular vistas of the rugged mountains and cliffs tumbling into the sea. Today’s destination is San Simeon, famous for the marvelous Hearst Castle.

1 night San Simeon

Day 5

San Simeon to Bakersfield

From San Simeon ride a short distance south to Cambria, where you take Santa Rosa Creek Road to Paso Robles. There are a number of wineries along Route 46, where you can stretch your legs and titillate your palate. Back on Hwy 101 you head to Santa Margarita, where you make a left turn on Hwy 58 for a ride over the La Panza Mountain Range out to Carrizo Plain.

1 night in Bakersfield

Day 6

Bakersfield to Ventura

Today you will ride through Taft, where the movie “Thelma and Louise” was shot. From Taft follow Hwy 33 south – this will take you through the Sierra Madre Mountains, part of Los Padres National Forest, back into Ventura county. Make a stop in the historic town of Ojai and in Santa Paula, where you could visit the California Oil Museum

1 night in Ventura

Day 7

Santa Barbara to Los Angeles

Today enjoy one last day on the open road before retuning your bike in Los Angeles. You might like to stop for lunch at Neptune’s Net, a popular hangout for bikers. Travel through the Southern California Coastal Mountains and take Mulholland Drive all the way into the Hollywood Hills.

1 night at Los Angeles

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The View

A selection of images representing the areas and places you will be visiting to give you a glimpse of what lies in store during your holiday.

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This Self Guided Tour is arranged by Eaglerider - it includes -


  • * 7 nights accommodations
  • * Late model Motorcycle
  • * Unlimited mileage
  • * Co-pilot book
  • * Helmets for the driver and passenger
  • * Transportation between hotel and EagleRider location (restrictions may apply at certain locations)
  • * Detailed day by day or hour by hour itinerary
  • * Routing with scenic drive specific for motorbikes
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  • * Maps
  • * Sales tax
  • * Environmental surcharge
  • * VIP check-in at location




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