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Big Sur: Itineraries for everyone

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"Big Sur is the poster child of Northern California and quite possibly the Golden Coast as a whole."couplescoordinates.com
"Big Sur is the kind of place you leave and you're already planning your next visit."letsgolittleone.com
"Big Sur is my companion's favorite spot on the west coast."aussieontheroad.com
"Big Sur is that much bigger when youarrive in your own car, at your own pace."travelsofadam.com
"Big Sur is definitely our favorite stretch of coastline in California!"couplescoordinates.com
"Big Sur is not an actual town but refers to the sparsely populated region along about 90 miles of rugged coastline from approximately the Carmel River to San Carpoforo Creek."independenttravelcats.com

Big Sur at a glance

Coast
Beach
Hiking
Activity
Spa
Mountain

1,000

Population

2-3 nights

Recommended

Moderate (4 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Big Sur

Airports:

Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY)

Hollister Municipal Airport (HLI)

Watsonville Municipal Airport (WVI)

About Big Sur

Big Sur is a village located in the country United States. Big Sur is in the center of United States. San Francisco (San Francisco in detail) is the name of the nearest neighbour city. Big Sur is located by the sea and so it is possible adore the wonderful beaches at Big Sur.

Things to do

It looks like Ragged Point, CA is the first official stop in Big Sur for those navigating the coast from the south. This particula

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Pfeiffer Beach is simply a feast for the senses. Most of the purple sand is to the left. If there has been a recent rainfall, ther

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This was a down time type of getaway. The Ventana Glamping area has hammocks that are perfect for relaxing with a great book. We a

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Eat & drink

The most popular options to have lunch in Big Sur include Nepenthe, where the famous once ate – including Henry Miller or Deetjen’

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Hearst Castle

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There are numerous places to eat and drink in Big Sur, although some are definitely better than others. I’ve already put my favori

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Sierra Mar Restaurant

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So often road-trippers pass it by either heading north or south. But if you do, you’ll be missing out! ...

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General

When you’re feeling comfortable traveling again, a road trip is a great, socially distanced option. California in particular, is a

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What Else Should You Know?

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You will need your own personal supplies like food and water. The nearest place to obtain supplies is about five miles away at Big

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I mapped out a basic route to road trip from San Francisco (San Francisco itineraries) to San Diego, and, in classic Jeremy fashion, showed up with the intent

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Itinerary

First, I travelled from Los Angeles to San Diego by bus as part of a Contiki tour Then Rob and I drove from San Francisco (San Francisco itineraries) to Cresc

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Big Sur road trip itinerary

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Heading to California and can’t wait to check off all the stops on this Big Sur road trip itinerary? This Big Sur road trip will h

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12. Henry Miller Memorial Library

Woooo – it’s finally time to get this Big Sur road trip itinerary under way!

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The itinerary and route I’ve outlined below provides a little taste of what the Big Sur and Central California Coastline has to offer. ...

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Accommodation

There aren’t that many options for staying overnight in Big Sur, but it was a huge priority of mine to make happen on my trip down

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Mcway Falls

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– an 80-foot waterfall that runs year-round off a granite cliff at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. It’s an easy half-mile hike al

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While the Big Sur area can be on the more expensive side, there are still places to stay regardless of your budget as well as your style. ...

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