to Help You Make the Most
of the Pacific Coast Highway

The cover of Moon's West Coast RV Camping Guidebook

Don't just take our word for what's good, as there are plenty of books to help you with your research into any Pacific Coast Highway trip, or any vacation anywhere along the way. There are several good guides that cover the entire route, for both drivers and cyclists, and you should pack at least one of these in your luggage.

There are also general guidebooks on the Pacific Coast, and on the individual states of California, Oregon and Washington. There are books about the wildlife, and the kinds of guides we most enjoy reading – restaurant guides.

Accommodation Guides

California Bed and Breakfast Inns

City Guides

San Francisco: 101 Free Things to Do in San Francisco (Kindle Guide)

San Francisco: Frommer's San Francisco Free and Dirt Cheap

San Francisco: Make My Day (Lonely Planet)

San Francisco: Your Insider's Guide to San Francisco

Seattle: Frommer's Guide to Seattle 2009

Cycling Guides

Bicycling the Pacific Coast

Cycling the USA West Coast

Two Wheels North: Bicycling the West Coast in 1909

Driving Guides

Backroads of the California Coast

Pacific Coast Highway Road Trips (Lonely Planet)

Road Trip USA: Pacific Coast Highway

Food, Drink, and Restaurant Guides

Good Beer Guide to the West Coast USA

Los Angeles and SoCal Restaurants: Zagat Guide 2011

Moon Handbooks’ Napa and Sonoma Guidebook

Northwest Wine Country: Wine's New Frontier

San Diego Restaurants: Zagat Guide

San Francisco Bay Area Restaurants: Zagat Guide 2011

Seattle Restaurants: Zagat Guide

General Guides

Greetings from California

A Journey into John Steinbeck's California

Lighthouses of the Pacific Coast

State, Regional, and USA Guides

California Coastal Access Guide

Coastal California (Lonely Planet)

Discover USA (Lonely Planet)

Frommer's Guide to California 2009

Frommer's Guide to Oregon

Frommer's Washington State Travel Guide

Hidden Pacific Northwest (Ulysses Guides)

Los Angeles, San Diego and Southern California (Lonely Planet)

Michelin Green Guide: California

Michelin Green Guide: USA West

Moon Handbooks: Santa Barbara and the Central Coast

Moon Spotlight Guide to the Olympic Peninsula

RV Parks and Campgrounds Guides

West Coast RV Camping (Moon Outdoors series)

Recent Articles

  1. Maps of the Pacific Coast Highway: Free Downloadable Driving Maps of the PCH

    Oct 19, 16 05:19 AM

    Road maps of the Pacific Coast Highway or PCH are essential for anyone planning to drive the trip, and detailed routes are available for free download via these links to the Mile by Mile website.

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  2. Olympic National Park

    Oct 19, 16 05:14 AM

    Olympic National Park, west of Seattle in the Pacific Northwest, is one of the largest and least developed parks in the United States. The Pacific Coast Highway (U.S. 101) runs right around it.

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  3. Cheap Flights to Los Angeles

    Oct 19, 16 05:10 AM

    Cheap flights to Los Angeles International Airport LAX with JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, Virgin America, WestJet from San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle.

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Our PCH Hotels Guide

PCH Travel's 2016 guide to Pacific Coast Highway hotels

To help you in choosing your Pacific Coast Highway hotel, guesthouse, inn, bed-and-breakfast, resort, motel or other accommodations, we've prepared our Pacific Coast Highway Hotels Guide. In it we do mini-reviews of accommodations along the Highway, from Seattle to San Diego, through Washington, Oregon, and California.

In all there are over 200 hotels listed, complete with 8 pages of color maps showing the towns where our recommended hotels can be found. There are both alphabetical and geographical indexes, helping you plan your journey.

We also include color photos of all the hotels that are our Personal Favorites. Here's the link to read more about our ebook guide to Pacific Coast Highway hotels.

The 2016 edition of our Hotels Guide is available with maps and color photos (if you have a color reader) in the US Kindle Store for only $4.99 and in the UK Kindle Store and other Kindle stores worldwide at prices based on the US price.

If you want a paperback edition of the 2016 guide  with only black and white photos and black-and-white maps, it costs $6.99 at the US Amazon Book Store and £4.99 in the UK Amazon Store.

We've also published our PCH Hotels Guide as an app in the Apple Store.
You can buy it here and
read about it here.

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