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If you’re dreaming of a classic California road trip filled with white sand beaches, movie star spotting’s, and epic adventures, look no further than the famous Pacific Coast Highway Road trip. Pacific Coast Highway, also known as PCH or Highway 1, runs along the coast of California, hugging the Pacific Ocean along the way. If you want to experience a luxurious Golden State Road trip, book these top California luxury Hotels for the ultimate California road trip through Marriott Bonvoy.

Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel: Start your road trip in idyllic Orange County at the Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel. This oceanfront property whisks you away to the epicenter of Orange County in luxurious Laguna Beach, which is the quintessentially cool California beach town. While you’re in Laguna Beach, peruse the downtown art galleries, enjoy some beach yoga, and try your hand at a surf lesson at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel.

Ritz Carlton, Rancho Mirage: Take a detour from Highway 1 and drive into the Palm Springs at the Ritz Carlton in Rancho Mirage. This Marriott Bonvoy hotel effortlessly blends the excitement of Palm Springs with the tranquility of the desert landscape. During your stop in Rancho Mirage, treat yourself to a massage at the luxury resort spa and cool off at one of the two swimming pools on property. If you’re feeling adventurous, head to nearby Joshua Tree National Park for hiking and rock climbing.


The West Hollywood EDITION: The next stop on your California road trip is Sunset Boulevard and The West Hollywood EDITION. Located where West Hollywood meets Beverly Hills, the EDITION is centrally located in the chic shopping districts of Los Angeles and it’s one of the perfect spots for celebrity sightings. With stunning views over Los Angeles and the Hollywood Hills, the West Hollywood EDITION is the perfect California luxury hotel for your Golden State Road Trip. If you’re feeling exploratory, hike nearby Runyon Canyon or the famed Hollywood Sign!


Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay: Wind your way up the Pacific Coast Highway to Half Moon Bay. Located on one of the most rugged and romantic strips of the Pacific, the Ritz Carlton Half Moon is an unparalleled five-star experience. Half Moon Bay is best experienced outside: hiking along the craggy cliffs, playing golf along the ocean, and sipping on a California red at an outdoor fire pit at the Ritz Carlton. This region is also the perfect place to kick back and cozy up with a good book, a hot tea, and a warm sweater.


Palace Hotel, San Francisco: For the grand finale on your California Road Trip, head to the pinnacle of luxury: the Palace Hotel, a Marriott Bonvoy property. Located in downtown San Francisco, the Palace Hotel is a legend in the city since 1909. While you’re at the Palace, take a dip in the indoor heated pool with a sky-lit ceiling, ride on a Cable Car in downtown San Francisco, and have the hotel make a reservation for you at one of the many Michelin-starred restaurants in the city.