Beat the heat with five of our favorite coastal cruises

Summer is here! Celebrate the season with the best of backyard barbecues, beach days, and, our favorite, car cruises.  Cool down with us and cruise the coast through some of the hottest driving routes in the country. Now through September 5th, take advantage of summertime savings with promo code “SUMMER2022” at check out.

Eureka! Embark on a magical cruise to the Redwoods

This route is bound to make your California dreams a reality! Put the top down on this Plymouth and cruise north on Highway 101. This drive boasts a full tank of natural wonder, from the waves of the mighty Pacific Ocean to the stunning blue Big Lagoon. Continuing north, make a detour for pictures with the world’s tallest trees of Redwood National Park as your backdrop.

Make a “brake” for paradise

British sophistication meets island adventure as we set sail on a journey around Oahu. Your vessel for unforgettable island memories is the ever-beautiful Bentley Brooklands. This route takes us through the historic city of Honolulu and up to the Kamehameha Highway. The view from the driver’s seat is stunning, with picturesque palm tree-laden beaches on one side and lush jungle on the other. Turning the wheel toward the Waimea Valley Trail, make a pit stop and stretch your legs on a mile’s hike to paradise chasing the Waimea Falls.

Pilot a Porsche from TVC to CVX

This coastal cruise takes us to the Great Lakes state of Michigan. Start out in beautiful Traverse City, cruising northbound via US-31. This route offers a unique mix of scenery, from the charming lake town of Elk Rapids through the beautiful orchards of Atwood the adorable. Views of lake Michigan peek at you as near Charlevoix. Make sure the Boxster’s top and windows are down and let the refreshing lake breeze awaken the senses. While in town, be sure to walk along the canal into Lake Charlevoix and check out the historic Mushroom Houses.    

Motor your way through Manchester-By-The-Sea

Your adventure begins just outside the city of Boston in the town of Revere. Here you will head north, hugging the coast as you cruise to the historic town of Manchester-By-The-Sea. As you drive up toward Rockport, you’ll notice a sea filled with fishing boats bobbing around the rocky coastline. Bearing south on your loop back toward Gloucester, stretch your legs and hike Halibut State Park. Here you can get up close to the ocean and discover an ancient quarry 2000 years in the making.  

Make a detour to Daytona A1A Scenic and Coastal Byway

Before thrill seekers sought out the salt flats of Bonneville, speed freaks from all over the country would race right on Daytona Beach. Your adventure begins in St. Augustine, where you will get to take flight in a rare bird, a Pontiac Firebird equipped with the Firehawk Street Legal Performance package. After removing the T-tops and rolling the windows down, head south and hug the Atlantic coast via the A1A scenic byway. On your drive down to Daytona, be sure to complete your automotive pilgrimage by visiting the Birthplace of Speed Park in Ormond Beach and the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America.


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