A Short Californian Road Trip
I recently drove through the southern Californian coastline which is blessed by being dotted with beautiful beach communities throughout. Situated 30 miles (48 km) west of Los Angeles, Malibu is one of those towns blending 27 miles (43 km) of “Scenic Beauty”.
Beaches such as; Zuma, Carbon, Point Mugu (Home to the Navy SeaBees), and Point Dume attract surfers and tourists alike. Most of the city hugs the Pacific Coast Highway which traverses 656 miles (1055 km) from; Dana Point in Orange County to Leggett in Mendocino County, making it the longest state route in California.
Malibu’s climate is similar to that of the Mediterranean, ensuring warm and sunny days most of the year.
Californian beaches are open to the public with Malibu’s easily accessible just off the highway. The town is well known for being the home to many celebrities and residents who reside within proximity tits golden beaches.
- Malibu is nicknamed “Bu” by surfers and locals.
- The City of Malibu was incorporated in 1991.
- The annual average temperature is 71.6 °F (22 °C).
Situated inland on 830 acres (336 ha) on the Santa Monica Mountains and overlooking the Pacific Ocean is Pepperdine University. The school’s campus is considered one of the most beautiful college campuses in the world for its dramatic views and meticulously maintained grounds.