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Of course, it's Pacific Highway in San Diego, not Pacific Coast Highway. Understand?
Explore hidden beach access in La Jolla, where the Italian-Japanese Fiat 124 Spider is at home.
This week I'm testing a brand new Ford F-150 pickup for an upcoming San Diego Union-Tribune column and the plan is to head up to Silverado Canyon in Orange County, then for some dirt-roading in this big 4x4.
The old Dos Cabezas train station in the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park might again see some activity. The railroad might be returning; in the meantime, it's an easy trip from Interstate 8.
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What the Media Says
“ Ladies and gentlemen of stressed-out San Diego, time to start your escape engines.” — Karla Peterson, San Diego Union-Tribune

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Video Trips

A historic highway time warp in southeastern San Diego County.
Humans have been living here for thousands of years. See why.
Visit Font's Point in the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.