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Highway 1’s Hidden Secrets: A Local Photographer’s Guide

location_onSan Luis Obispo, CA
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San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, California, United States

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Take a photo, it’ll last longer! Whether you’re a professional photographer, an amateur shutterbug, or simply someone who enjoys orchestrating the perfect selfie, you’ll find more than one good reason to snap your shutter along Highway 1.

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Take the Scenic Route

location_onRagged Point, CA
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Ragged Point

Ragged Point, California, United States

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The round outdoor sculpture near Ragged Point Inn provides a perfect window to the Big Sur coastline.

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Hop on a Horse

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Cambria

Cambria, California, United States

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Want to capture HIghway 1’s coastal magic from a whole new POV? Gallop over to Covell Ranch in Cambria, where a herd of majestic Clydesdale horses roam the countryside (the resulting photos will boast a gauzy storybook feel, sans filter).

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Tidepools in Cayucos

location_onCayucos, CA
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Cayucos

Cayucos, California, United States

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Oh, the photos you’ll snap along Highway 1’s alluring tidepools! In Cayucos, these watery ecosystems are plentiful as they are photo-worthy: capture cool pics of anemones, urchins, crabs, star fish, sea slugs and more.

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Let Wildlife Come to You

location_onMorro Bay, CA
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Morro Bay

Morro Bay, California, United States

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We’ll let you in on a little secret: If you remain still, they will come. Photographers of all skill levels needn’t worry about whether they’ll spot wildlife along HIghway 1

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Family Photos

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San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, California, United States

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Freshen up your family photos with compelling backdrops that wow, amaze and generally bring a sense of awed togetherness. I mean, isn’t that why you’re all out there, exploring Highway 1 together?

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Hit the Road

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Big Sur

California, United States

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Not quite sure where to start? No worries! Download our easy-to-use map and hit the highway! As you snap photos along your journey, don’t forget to hashtag Highway 1 Discovery Route with #Hwy1HiddenSecrets.