Boasting superior performance, versatility, and safety, the 2018 Mazda3 5-door is the perfect car for your California dream-trip. With plenty of room and great fuel efficiency, the Mazda3 5-door leaves no excuses for going another year without taking advantage of all that California has to offer.
But with so much to see, from southern beaches to northern forests, how do you narrow down your choices? Of course, exactly where you end up when you get behind the wheel is up to you, but here are some destinations that are sure to leave you inspired.
This is a must-see destination for any California road-tripper. Located in the northern part of the state, you can drive along Newton B. Drury Parkway to witness incredible wildlife and look up at some of the tallest trees on the planet.
Big Sur and Pfeiffer State Beach
Big Sur, about 25 miles south of Monterey, has inspired many influential artists, such as Jack Kerouac. The area includes one of the world’s most unique beaches: Pfeiffer State Beach. For anyone driving in the southern part of the state, the purple sand and azure waters of this stunning destination shouldn’t be missed.
No California road trip would be complete without passing through a picturesque coastal town, and Bodega Bay can’t be beat. After driving along the coast and taking in some of the most magnificent ocean views the state has to offer, Bodega Bay’s restful feel makes it a perfect destination for those looking to get away.
Finally, for those looking for a destination that offers incredible art, dining, and architecture, Mendocino is the perfect stopping point. Spend a day or two taking in the charming town’s stunning scenery and pop into some of its renown art galleries. And if you need a recharge, book a stay at one of the towns many B&Bs.
California offers so much that deciding where to go can be daunting, but all of these destinations are sure to create memories that will stay with you for a lifetime.