"Small Town on the Central Coast" Big Sur by SteveOSF

Big Sur Travel Guide: 311 reviews and 898 photos

Big Sur

Big Sur is a small community on the California coast. It is located along scenic Highway One about 30 miles south of Monterey. The town primarily consists of a few buildings dotted along the highway. At Big Sur you can find some lodging, tourist shops, a general store, and some restaurants.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Interesting shops to visit.
  • Cons:Very small town.
  • In a nutshell:A pleasant stop along scenic Highway One.
  • Last visit to Big Sur: Mar 2008
  • Intro Updated Mar 30, 2008
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  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Jun 29, 2009 at 7:55 PM

    Highway 1 is fun to drive on ...but I haven't been to Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park yet...someday maybe....

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    May 9, 2009 at 10:01 PM

    I drove through Big Sur but did not make a stop. I should have. Thanks for sharing!

  • Maria250's Profile Photo
    Oct 7, 2008 at 6:46 AM

    Thank you for stopping by my Rothenburg page. - Wonderful landscape here!

  • risse73's Profile Photo
    Jun 20, 2008 at 10:01 AM

    A scenic drive along Highway 1 is one of my most favorite thing to do in California. Cheers!

  • Lhenne1's Profile Photo
    Jun 2, 2008 at 11:00 AM

    Pfeiffer State Park is gorgeous. Great picture of the falls!

  • Ewingjr98's Profile Photo
    Apr 4, 2008 at 5:47 PM

    You have a nice little Big Sur page, here! ~Joe


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