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Pacific Coast Highway California 13.8 km away
#15 of 2,559 Sights & Landmarks in California
Awesome view of the Pacific atop a curvy road that hugs the edge of the mountain looking down at the craggy coastline with cypress and pine trees and rocks and seaweed and sea lions.
The most beautiful parts were definitely north of LA (from Monterrey down to LA are the best sights to see) where there are less big towns and most of the highway is right on the gorgeous cliffs, with amazing brid...
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Point Sur State Historic Park
#1 of 16 Sights & Landmarks in Big Sur
Amazing views, Amazing Docents
This is a must-do on a Hwy1 tour - gorgeous views and an amazing drive!
Bixby Bridge
#2 of 16 Sights & Landmarks in Big Sur
What to see? Spectacular views of the California Coast on the drive there, amazing photo opportunities, excellent walks and hiking trails off Highway 1 on the way, and 2 State Parks to go exploring.
Bixby Bridge is a great place to stop and get some photos of the gorgeous Central Coast- enjoy the view of the bridge and anticipate the windy roads ahead as you continue your travel south through Big Sur.
Ragged Point
#3 of 16 Sights & Landmarks in Big Sur
Great hiking trails (the fireblock trail... entrance is couple hundred feet south of Hotel on east side of Hwy.. has ultra spectacular views, the climb quickly ascends to heights with awesome vantage points... wor...
A nice drive from Morrow Bay up to the beautiful spot high on the cliffs above the ocean.. nice trails to walk and great spot to hang out, enjoy the view, get a sandwich or meal, and enjoy this wonderful area.
The Esalen Institute
#4 of 16 Sights & Landmarks in Big Sur
Combining 360 degree views of Big Sur's cliffs and the ocean, a lovely garden and beautiful waterfall.
Stay for a couple of days and you will get an experience that shows you a different side of America, meet some interesting people, gain some tranquility, peek into hippy culture heritage and enjoy the ocean view i...
Old Coast Road
#5 of 16 Sights & Landmarks in Big Sur
You start with great views of Bixby bridge from the back (the first 1/4 mile of this road is great for pics of the bridge with a turn around area up top), then quickly descend into a single lane through a beautifu...
The web blogs and tour books cannot say enough about how AWESOME some of the sights you will see on one of the most scenic drives in this country – and we have done several.
Rocky Creek Bridge
#6 of 16 Sights & Landmarks in Big Sur
One of several bridges along Highway 1, this bridge affords excellent views, primarily toward the south of the spectacular Big Sur area coastline.
A great stop off on the Journey North for us, and with great views of the ocean, and wildlife.
New Camaldoli Hermitage
#7 of 16 Sights & Landmarks in Big Sur
Along the way, you can stop and park, sit on a bench and just enjoy the view.
The views are magnificent.
Big Creek Bridge
#8 of 16 Sights & Landmarks in Big Sur
The combination of the view of the Bridge itself and the clear outline of the road beside the mountain really illustrates the marvel that is Highway 1
Seal Beach Scenic Overlook
#9 of 16 Sights & Landmarks in Big Sur
Big Creek Cove Vista Point
#10 of 16 Sights & Landmarks in Big Sur
Nacimiento-Fergusson Road
#11 of 16 Sights & Landmarks in Big Sur
Notley's Landing viewpoint
#12 of 16 Sights & Landmarks in Big Sur
Grimes Point Scenic Overlook
#13 of 16 Sights & Landmarks in Big Sur
Kasler Point
#14 of 16 Sights & Landmarks in Big Sur
Hurricane Point
#15 of 16 Sights & Landmarks in Big Sur
Paul's Slide
#16 of 16 Sights & Landmarks in Big Sur