Get off the beaten path and explore spellbinding Northern California on a fabulous road trip of delicious food and wine, gorgeous boutique hideaways and the surf-pounded beaches, redwoods and marine wildlife of San Francisco, Napa and the Mendocino Coast.
Beach Off the Beaten Track
If you want a beach all to yourself, the USA and Canada have many options. From Vancouver Island’s storm-lashed surf beaches to secret coves on Big Sur and castaway islands off Cape Cod, we’ll give you a beach to call your own for a few hours.
That feeling of driving down a dirt track on a sunny afternoon and cresting a rise to be greeted with a magnificently pristine surf-lashed beach is unbeatable. Sure, it takes a little more effort, but the rewards are a beach more or less to yourself. If you want to escape the crowds, then we’ve plenty of beaches to recommend.
Shell collecting on Ocracoke Island, anyone? Whale-watching at Wildcat Beach in Northern California? You can even visit a snowmelt beach in land-locked Colorado. These are the kinds of beach that sing to the soul, where you can put down your towel without anyone's knees and elbows getting in the way. Speak to us and let us fire your imagination.