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Angeles Crest Highway

Los Angeles, CA
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Scenic Drive, But A Little Disappointing

We drove from Highland, CA to Flintridge, CA on the Rim of the World Scenic Byway (CA138) and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
CrankingChick
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This was a great, scenic drive. About thirteen years ago, I drove the entire length westbound, from... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Michael E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove from Highland, CA to Flintridge, CA on the Rim of the World Scenic Byway (CA138) and the Angeles Crest Highway (CA2). We had been on CA138 before but this was our first time on Angeles Crest. It's a fun drive for people who...More

1  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This was a great, scenic drive. About thirteen years ago, I drove the entire length westbound, from Mountain top Junction at the 138 to La Canada Flintridge, California at the intersection with Foothill Boulevard. There is plenty of scenery all around.

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Traveled on Angeles Crest Highway on a Saturday afternoon. Started in La Canada Flintridge, to the west. I thought there was only one highway through the mountains. However, my GPS took me onto Angeles Forest Highway towards Palmdale. Had to double back. Make sure you...More

1  Thank GiantsFanLosAngeles
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Who knew there were fall colors to be seen in southern California?! It was a pleasant surprise to us. We just wanted to enjoy a nature drive and this route exceeded every expectation. Allow the better part of a day to do it with all...More

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

If you find yourself in the LA area and are looking for a scenic drive the Angeles Crest highway is a must. The sweeping road clings to the side of the mountains offering an 'Alpine' driving experience like few others. There are plenty of picnic...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I've lived in the ever increasing congestion of Los Angeles for 15 years now, but had not ventured up the Angeles Crest Hwy until this past year. And I kicked myself the whole way up and back down my first time for waiting so long...More

4  Thank Niki M
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We did drive the California Hwy 2 from Glendale up to 138 junction in May 2016; this was the first time we did it even though we were living Pasadena for 5 years. Its a nice drive, wonderful view, good cool weather and flora and...More

1  Thank Asoka B G
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I first heard of Mount Wilson on my first visit to Los Angeles when I was 14. On our first night in Pasadena I caught the sign-off KBSC-TV, channel 52 a little before 10 that evening. They mentioned that their transmitter was located on “Mount...More

6  Thank Robert F B
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Driving Angeles Crest Hwy. from West to East is a fun ½ - 1 day experience if you want to get outside LA and see some of the backwoods area nearby. We started in La Canada / Flintride and headed out. We drove throughout, but...More

1  Thank David B L
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Nice scenic drive, many hiking trail heads, interesting small towns & gift shops & restaurants, especially in Wright Wood area.

Thank mark i
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