Highway 1 Self-Driving Audio Tour (Pacific Coast Highway)

13 Reviews | San Francisco, USA

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5 to 7 hours (Approx.)
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Recommended: Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Everyone listens together!

Welcome to the GPS-enabled driving tour of California’s famous Highway 1, the Pacific Coast Highway! This self-guided audio tour stretches between San Francisco and Los Angeles, one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world! This self-guided audio tour allows you to explore Highway 1 with maximum flexibility and value.

Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone and enter the password. Then download the tour inside. Start at the first stop and follow the instructions! Stick to our route for the best experience.

This tour doesn’t include entrance to attractions along the route. Check pandemic rules before your visit.

No expiration — The tour comes with lifetime validity!



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Average 3.46 out of 5 stars based on 13 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Highway 1 Self-Driving Audio Tour (Pacific Coast Highway)
Paul_M, May 2022 Verified
Travelling on our own for the first time doing this drive, we found the tour guide such a help, we didn't miss anything.. best money I've ever spent.
Highway 1 Self-Driving Audio Tour (Pacific Coast Highway)
240leslier, Jun 2021 Verified
My mom and I are driving from San Francisco to Los Angeles. This has been a great addition to our trip! It pops up with fun facts about little known places. I've learned quite a bit about the American Indians that inhabited this place before the Spanish arrived and state and federal laws legalized genocide. I had a little bit of trouble before I realized that I could not have any other audio app open for this app to function properly, but once I did, it works like a dream with my GPS. One note: If you are going through Santa Cruz on a Saturday SKIP this detour. We wasted and HOUR in traffic (and almost missed our check in to a hotel) because we were in bumper to bumper traffic. This is not the app's fault, I'm just warning you. Be aware of what day and time you're traveling.The narrator has a pleasant voice and I love when he gets really animated and excited about some things. I really did find some hidden gems that I would have missed had we not been using it and we're only halfway through. For $15, it was worth it in the first few narrations. I also love that when you go to purchase and get your code, it prompts you to only apply $15 per car and not per person. I really do think he wants you to enjoy your trip and isn't just out to make as much money as he can.
Highway 1 Self-Driving Audio Tour (Pacific Coast Highway)
daannes2014, Jun 2021 Verified
Once we got used to the app, it was a breeze and we learned so much about the areas we visited. We ended up buying the companion guide to the 17 mile drive and it was well worth the investment. We especially loved the fact that as we passed through an area the program automatically played. The narrator was a clear communicator and a soothing companion.It was like having a personal tour guide in our car. We are definitely satisfied customers!We didn’t get to see all the things because of time restraints, but we look forward to having this travel companion when we do!
Highway 1 Self-Driving Audio Tour (Pacific Coast Highway)
kodiakmama60, May 2021 Verified
Pleasantly surprised by the beautiful Brand new hotel right off the Pacific Coast Highway in Moss Landing. The staff were fabulous and friendly and accommodating and the best we’re absolutely the most comfortable beds I’ve ever slept in. This is a must stay in hotel.
Highway 1 Self-Driving Audio Tour (Pacific Coast Highway)
256salliee, May 2021 Verified
This app made our drive down the California coast SO MUCH more fun! Since it uses GPS, the app would alert us to many historical landmarks that were not marked on the highway! Highly recommend! We will look for this app on other trips!
Highway 1 Self-Driving Audio Tour (Pacific Coast Highway)
Go43148135694, Sep 2022 Verified
Found App helpful. Would have missed some interesting stops if we didn’t use it. Having some history and background of the area useful. Price is reasonable.
Highway 1 Self-Driving Audio Tour (Pacific Coast Highway)
316timl, Sep 2022 Verified
All in all, not a terrible app, but it could have been so much better. Too many gaps and some of the timing was off...not sure why as it reads via GPS. I would add a little Californian music (Beach Boys etc) . Sadly, we will always compare any driving audio app with the Shaka tour we had in Hawaii. They have it down perfectly.
Highway 1 Self-Driving Audio Tour (Pacific Coast Highway)
pattyfourj, May 2022 Verified
Tour had large voids during the trip. I’d suggest filling them with some local info & flair. Also, might be helpful to give more lead-up notice when approaching a site. There were a few that we would’ve like to have to have stopped at, but not enough notice to decide if it was worth our while until we were actually passing the landmark.
Highway 1 Self-Driving Audio Tour (Pacific Coast Highway)
Amanda M, Apr 2022 Verified
We did this drive in late March. Beautiful views and too many stops to mention! The audio guide was helpful and interesting. I think I would have liked more info about some of the stops. It added another layer of information and fun to our drive.
Highway 1 Self-Driving Audio Tour (Pacific Coast Highway)
X6485LSchristopherw, Sep 2022 Verified
The app crashes after every audio clip. It says "refer to the map" and the screen goes white. You then have to reboot the app. This is annoying but can be done if you're with another person but could not be done if you're driving alone.The GPS does not work either, so you have to figure out where you are and then play the clip for that area yourself. Which means places are missed.The app is cheap but still isn't worth the cheap price with all the bugs.

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