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A Concierge’s Black Book: The California Coast


Rent a convertible and enjoy the stunning vistas along California’s State Route 1.


Among the mountaintop retreats along the Pacific Coast Highway, the Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur makes for a luxurious base camp while you’re exploring the rugged coastline. Concierge Jorge Macias is the man to organize such an exploration. Here are his picks from San Luis Obispo to Monterey.


For more on Monterey County, read “Here’s How to Have One Spectacular Day in California’s Monterey County.”

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A version of this article appears in the June 1, 2016 issue of Fortune.

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