Top 15 Awesome Things To Do In Big Sur

Big Sur refers to the 90 mile stretch of spectacular coastline that runs along Route 101 between Carmel on Sea and Hearst Castle.

Over the years many rhapsodic words have been written about it by the likes of Jack Kerouac and Henry Miller and with good reason, it’s pretty breathtaking! Here are 15 outstanding sights and things to do in Big Sur…

Bixby Canyon Bridgeont Austin

Probably the most iconic sight along Big Sur, The Bixby Canyon Bridge spans a steep ravine formed by the creek, suspended at 260ft it’s one of the world’s highest bridges of its kind.


McWay Fall and Waterfall House

McWay Falls is a beautiful 80ft tide fall that cascades gracefully over rocky bluffs directly into the Pacific Ocean at the spectacular Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.

Keyhole Arch

Known for its impeccable hospitality, the hotel offers concierge services and luxury hotel packages that are tailored made to suit you and your loved one! 

Dine at Nepenthe

Poised extravagantly above the rocky coastline with the stunning Santa Lucia Mountains behind it, Nepenthe is probably one of the most unique restaurants in the whole of the USA.

Henry Miller Memorial Library

Despite its misleading name, The Henry Miller Memorial Library is not a library at all but rather a vibrant art hub in the middle of Big Sur.

Point Lobo

Point Lobos is considered by many as the jewel in the crown of California’s State Parks.

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