Central Coast (California)

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The Central Coast is an area of California, United States, roughly spanning the coastal region between Point Mugu and Monterey Bay.wikipedia
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Ventura County, California

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Six counties make up the Central Coast: from south-to north, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz.
It is also considered the southernmost county along the California Central Coast.

Monterey Bay

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The Central Coast is an area of California, United States, roughly spanning the coastal region between Point Mugu and Monterey Bay.
The Monterey Bay Area is a local colloquialism sometimes used to describe the whole of the Central Coast communities of Santa Cruz and Monterey counties.

Santa Cruz County, California

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Six counties make up the Central Coast: from south-to north, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz Metro Offers services within Santa Cruz County, including connections to San Jose and San Jose State and connection to MST service in Watsonville, heading south to Salinas.
The county is on the California Central Coast, south of the San Francisco Bay Area region.

Monterey, California

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Tourist attractions include Cannery Row in Monterey, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the theatres, galleries and white sand beaches of Carmel-by-the-Sea, the golf courses of Pebble Beach and the Monterey Peninsula, the rugged coastline of Big Sur and Hearst Castle in San Simeon.
Monterey is a city located in Monterey County on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast.

Big Sur

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Tourist attractions include Cannery Row in Monterey, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the theatres, galleries and white sand beaches of Carmel-by-the-Sea, the golf courses of Pebble Beach and the Monterey Peninsula, the rugged coastline of Big Sur and Hearst Castle in San Simeon. Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) operates bus services throughout Monterey County as far south as Big Sur on the coast and King City in the Salinas Valley.
Big Sur is a rugged and mountainous section of the Central Coast of California between Carmel Highlands and San Simeon, where the Santa Lucia Mountains rise abruptly from the Pacific Ocean.

Hearst Castle

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Tourist attractions include Cannery Row in Monterey, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the theatres, galleries and white sand beaches of Carmel-by-the-Sea, the golf courses of Pebble Beach and the Monterey Peninsula, the rugged coastline of Big Sur and Hearst Castle in San Simeon.
Hearst Castle, San Simeon, is a National Historic Landmark and California Historical Landmark located on the Central Coast of California in the United States.

Morro Bay, California

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Further south is Morro Rock and the port city of Morro Bay, which is adjacent to college town San Luis Obispo.
Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast.

San Luis Obispo, California

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Further south is Morro Rock and the port city of Morro Bay, which is adjacent to college town San Luis Obispo.
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. state of California, located 190 mi north of Los Angeles in Southern California's Central Coast region.

California State University, Monterey Bay

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California State University, Monterey Bay, founded in 1994, uses facilities donated when Fort Ord was converted from military to civilian uses.
A member of the 23-campus California State University system, it is located on the site of the former U.S. Army base Fort Ord in the northern Central Coast of California region and is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

U.S. Route 101 in California

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The major highway is U.S. Route 101, which runs north-south from Los Angeles, through most of the major communities of the Central Coast, to San Francisco.
Although the highway has been superseded in overall importance for transportation through the state by Interstate 5 (I-5), US 101 continues to be the major coastal north–south route that links the Greater Los Angeles Area, the Central Coast, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the North Coast (Redwood Empire).

San Luis Obispo County, California

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Six counties make up the Central Coast: from south-to north, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz. MST also offers connection service to San Jose Diridon Station, downtown Santa Cruz, and Paso Robles and Templeton in Northern San Luis Obispo County via regional routes.

San Benito County, California

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Six counties make up the Central Coast: from south-to north, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz.

North Coast (California)

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Neither the popular use of the term Central Coast nor that of the California North Coast include the San Francisco Peninsula counties of San Mateo and San Francisco.

Paso Robles, California

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MST also offers connection service to San Jose Diridon Station, downtown Santa Cruz, and Paso Robles and Templeton in Northern San Luis Obispo County via regional routes.
This area of the Central Coast, known as the City of El Paso De Robles, Paso Robles, or simply "Paso", is known for its thermal springs.

Pacific Surfliner

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Amtrak maintains train service with the Coast Starlight and Pacific Surfliner routes along the Union Pacific Railroad Coast Line that also transports freight.
In 1988 the service was extended to Santa Barbara to provide the Central Coast with an additional train to Los Angeles, followed in 1995 with one trip a day going all the way to San Luis Obispo.

King City, California

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Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) operates bus services throughout Monterey County as far south as Big Sur on the coast and King City in the Salinas Valley.
It lies along U.S. Route 101 in the Salinas Valley of the Central Coast.

Santa Barbara County, California

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Six counties make up the Central Coast: from south-to north, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz.
Most of the county is part of the California Central Coast.

Pismo Beach, California

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Pismo Beach is a city in the southern portion of San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States.

Monterey Peninsula

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Tourist attractions include Cannery Row in Monterey, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the theatres, galleries and white sand beaches of Carmel-by-the-Sea, the golf courses of Pebble Beach and the Monterey Peninsula, the rugged coastline of Big Sur and Hearst Castle in San Simeon.
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Avila Beach, California

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It is therefore usually warmer than the other beaches on the Central Coast.

San Jose, California

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Santa Cruz Metro Offers services within Santa Cruz County, including connections to San Jose and San Jose State and connection to MST service in Watsonville, heading south to Salinas.
U.S. 101 runs south to the California Central Coast and Los Angeles, and then runs north up near the eastern shore of the San Francisco Peninsula to San Francisco.

California

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The Central Coast is an area of California, United States, roughly spanning the coastal region between Point Mugu and Monterey Bay.

Point Mugu, California

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The Central Coast is an area of California, United States, roughly spanning the coastal region between Point Mugu and Monterey Bay.

Los Angeles County, California

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It lies northwest of Los Angeles County and south of San Francisco and San Mateo counties.

San Francisco

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It lies northwest of Los Angeles County and south of San Francisco and San Mateo counties.