The summertime means freedom, giving you plenty of time to get behind the wheel and get moving. At Nissan of Burlingame, you can find the right Nissan for your summer driving. Whether you want an SUV or a sedan, we have it all from the Nissan brand. Before you hit the road, check out our top 10 tips for California drivers.

California Pacific Coast Highway, Highway One

If you're looking for an iconic coastal drive, consider Highway One. This is also known as the Pacific Coast Highway. You will pass through the vineyards in Santa Barbara, with an essential pitstop being Big Sur, providing you with some of the most iconic cliffside views California has to offer.

Eastern Sierras, Highway 395

If you're looking for more forest-laden drive, consider the Highway 395 trip. Tracing the Sierra Nevada mountains, you will see historic mining towns, masses of forests, and other geological wonders.

Northern California Highway 128

Going from east to west from the Sacramento Valley to the Mendocino Coast, this is a great way to explore Northern California. Go to Napa and Sonoma for great wine, and visit the Redwood Forest for marvelous natural wonders, and more.

Northern California Wine Country

If you're looking for a strictly wine-oriented road trip, head straight for Domaine Carneros, after which trace Highway 121 leading you straight to Napa and other wine-country highlights.

Lassen Volcanic National Park

If you're looking for more natural wonders, consider the Lassen Volcanic National Park. This is a great way to check out volcanic rock while taking molten-hot hikes.

Gold Chain Highway - Highway 49

Explore Highway 49, taking you from California State Mining and Mineral Museum, all the way to the Railtown 1897 Historic State Park. Explore California of the past.

Fresno Blossoms and Fruit Trails

If you're looking for something fresh, consider visiting, Fresno's blossom and fruit trails. You can visit the Vineyard Farmer's Market, the Simonian Farms, and the Sun Maid Raisins market.

More Wine Country

Visit other lesser-known wine highlights in San Simone. Check out Hearst Ranch winery, Ocean Point Ranch, and other great eateries in the San Luis Obispo area.

Rim of the World scenic byway - State Highway 18

For Southern California drivers, consider checking out Lake Arrowhead, Keller Peak Fire Lookout, and other great views in this region of California.

Desert Driving

If you're looking for something iconic, consider visiting Joshua Tree National Park. This drive in and of itself is beautiful, with the destination making it that much more desirable.

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