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El Camino Real, or the King's Road, was the route that originally connected the 21 missions of Spanish California. Traveling this ancient byway is an ideal way to visit the best sights of California. Pedal through the countryside and cities of California's coastline while experiencing history, tasting local cuisine, and having the adventure of a lifetime!


This guidebook is the ultimate reference for bicycle touring El Camino Real. Detailed maps, grade and elevation information will help to guide you for the entire 850 miles. Each sightseeing opportunity is described to give you a better appreciation and fuller enjoyment of the visit. The best choices for restaurants, campgrounds, bed and breakfasts and hotels along the way are all included to make your trip comfortable and memorable.


There's no better way to tour El Camino Real!


 

 

Along the King's Road:

A Guide to Touring the California Missions by Bicycle