Road trips from Southern California: Northern California
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( Christopher Reynolds )
Distance: 729 miles one-way
The Battery Point Lighthouse ought to be the end of California. It clings heroically to its own little island, a survivor of the great tsunami of 1964, a perfect sibling and bookend to the Old Point Loma Lighthouse, all those miles to the south in San Diego. Both were built in the 1850s.
-- Christopher Reynolds
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