After visiting the Mission in San Miguel I drove a little further north to the town of Bradley. The California Department of Transportation website recommends that travelers take “The 101” all the way up to Monterey, then backtrack south on Route 1 (the PCH) to view the scenery north of where that road is closed. I saw a nice shortcut using smaller roads, which I prefer anyway, that would take be out on the PCH much closer to the closure.
I exited “The 101” and proceeded northwest on State Route G18. This would take me to the little town of Jolon, near the Fort Hunter-Liggett military base. I didn’t want to see the base, but instead stopped at this Mission, which was established in 1771: