The West's best road trips

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Ultimate California Highway 1 road trip

Drive. Dine. Walk. Gawk. Find joy. Explore 735 gorgeous miles of the iconic road with these essential stops along the way

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Hauntingly good food, Olema
Thomas J. Story

Hauntingly good food, Olema

The bill of fare at Sir and Star at The Olema couldn’t be more West Marin: A warm cabbage-and-bacon salad is crowned by a poached Bolinas duck egg; the ingredients for a vegetable “bouillabaisse” are “gathered from local gardens.” But the building itself has been turned into Highway 1’s most stylish haunted house. Taxidermied birds perch in vitrines, and spooky candelabra flicker at dinner. $$; 10000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.;


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