Getting Around: LA to San Francisco Roadtrip

In this 6-part series, follow Urban Explorer on a breezy, picturesque road trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco via the Pacific Coast Highway. Thinking of planning a similar trip? Consult Part 1 for information about the best route north, and preview some of the captivating stops along the way, including El Capitan State Beach and San Luis Obispo. Arrive in the City by the Bay in Part 2 for a ride on the world-famous SF cable car system. Ever wonder why the Golden Gate Bridge is orange and not, well - gold? Part 3 has your answer. Continue the sightseeing adventure in the redwood forests of Muir Woods (Part 4), check out the breathtaking views over a slice of killer cheesecake at the Cliff House restaurant (Part 5), and follow the coast all the way back to LA in the Part 6 finale. Whether you?'re about to embark on your own north-to-south California roadtrip, or just want to experience a bit of West Coast sunshine by way of computer screen, let the friendly and knowledgeable Urban Explorer point you in the right direction!

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LA to San Francisco Roadtrip Part 3

In Part 3 of this Getting Around roadtrip, we check out the Golden Gate Bridge and find out why it was built and where the name came from.

  • by urbanexplorer
  • recorded December 2007
  • uploaded Jan 03, 2008