Definitions for "El Camino Real"
Keywords:  camino, sonoma, diego, alta, highway
El Camino Real is the road that runs through all of the missions. It took one day to walk from mission to mission.
Technically, the “Royal Highway” a term used to designate the main road in a Spanish territory. In Alta California, El Camino Real was a dirt road that linked the missions and extended from San Diego to Sonoma. U.S. 101 roughly parallels El Camino Real.
Spanish for "the King's Highway", the name of the road that connected the California mission chain