Central California Scenic Spot】Big Sur | CA-1 Coastal Routes

Big Sur | Introduction

Big Sur refers to an area along the central California coastline that extends fromMontereyCarmel-by-the-Sea in San Luis Obispo County to San Simeon in San Luis Obispo County, which is about 90 miles long. If you're driving from north to south, you'll pass the famousSeventeen Mile Beach, CaliforniaAfter that, it will go toHirschberg (name)With so many nearby attractions and just two hours from the North Bay Area, it's no wonder it's a favorite CA-1 weekend getaway for Californians.


On CA-1, you can say that the scenery on the whole road is very beautiful, all the way to leisurely enjoy the roadside picturesque scenery, blue sea water with clear skies, after Carmel highlands, is the 90-mile-long starting point of the Big Sault.

There are plenty of good places to stay along the way, and for those who like nature, there are also plenty of camping sites. Camping RecommendationsPfeiffer Big Sur State ParkThe campground is on the side of a hill with less wind and a very convenient location.

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Spots | Bixby Bridge

The Bixby Bridge is said to be considered one of the most beautiful bridges in the world, with a spectacular design and unforgettable views of the surrounding area. The bridge is approximately 714 feet long and 280 feet high, spanning Bixby Creek Canyon and was built in 1932. It is a must-see attraction for visitors to Big Sur. Every time you pass by the Bixby Bridge on weekends, the crowds of people and cars are especially large.

The coast was beautiful all the way down, and it only took half a day to walk around.

Scenic Spot Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State ParkThere are a number of hiking trails, so it's worth it if you have the time. The most famous attraction in the park is probably McWay Falls, a 40-foot high waterfall that pours directly into the bay from the cliffs. The beach itself is not open, but you can take the McWay Falls Overlook Trail to the observation deck to enjoy the view from a distance. Unfortunately, this is the dry season and there is no water at the falls, but the sea is still green and there are many beautiful wildflowers along the road. This area is also a redwood forest area, surrounded by redwood trees.

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