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Explore the Scenic Splendor and Historic attractions of Big Sur

Head out on a day trip to this spectacular coastal drive and discover one of the world's most beautiful coastlines along the famous 17-Mile Drive. Along with dramatic coastal scenery, craggy shorelines and picture-perfect beaches, Big Sur California offers a variety of unique things to do along the Monterey coastline . Hang out and watch the sea otters at Point Lobos State Natural Reserve and admire the graceful engineering of Bixby Bridge. Enjoy delicious dining alongside jaw-dropping clifftop views or soak in the natural hot springs and enjoy a relaxing massage at the Esalen Institute. Hike waterfall trails, camp under the stars and discover delicious Central Coast wines along one of the most famous drives in America.  


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  • Big Sur Food & Wine Festival
  • Big Sur International Marathon
  • Big Sur Foragers Festival


  • Coastal Scenery
  • Camping
  • Beaches
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife
  • Dining
  • Concert Series 


  • Is there a scenic beach?

    The best beach on Big Sur is Pfeiffer Beach, which is open daily from 9AM to 8PM. Pfeiffer Beach is located approximately 7 miles south of Andrew Molera State Park. Enjoy unique rock formations, hiking trails and inspiring coastal scenery. This is also one of the best places to catch the sunset. 
  • What are some popular attractions on the Big Sur Highway 1 drive?

    You’ll want to stop your car every minute for a picture! Top attractions include Bixby Bridge (Big Sur’s landmark crossing), McWay Falls, Headlands Trail and the Point Lobos State Natural Reserve. Experience a stunning sunset at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park and wander the beautiful redwood groves at Limekiln State Park. 

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