Travel Blogs from Big Sur, United States

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Day 2 -long drive, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Day 2 -long drive

A travel blog entry by kellybooth16

to be ...

Highway 1, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, United States travel blog

Highway 1

A travel blog entry by nanseaj

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... of times we finally had to leave and don't know if the baby ever connected.   It was a long drive but we made it to Big Sur State Park and camped for the night.  It was getting dark when we drove in making it difficult to see any detail but it ...

Day 26 - Elephants On The Beach?, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Day 26 - Elephants On The Beach?

A travel blog entry by thebusmonkeys

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... some scary looking bridges constructed in the 1930's (!!) the landscape and the weather changed again as we entered the Redwood forests of Big Sur. We eventually managed to get into one of the State Parks to camp overnight in their "en-route" section. ...

the hills are alive. lalalla, Big Sur, United States travel blog

the hills are alive. lalalla

A travel blog entry by ketasissi

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Day 34, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Day 34

A travel blog entry by hannahandbrian

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... in the tent away from the wind since before dinner and we had to make our dinner in the bathroom to keep the stove from going out. Crossing our fingers not to get blown off the cliffs of Big Sur tomorrow.   Peace Love ...

Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur

A travel blog entry by jen_and_dale

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... - it was closed the whole way!! So having endured Morro Bay for 2 days we were now going to miss the entire stretch of Big Sur because the road was closed - you can imagine our frustration. So we travelled up the unscenic and very boring 101 road ...

waves, marine mammals and wind, Big Sur, United States travel blog

waves, marine mammals and wind

A travel blog entry by ketasissi

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California tropical!!, Big Sur, United States travel blog

California tropical!!

A travel blog entry by lucas_y_lolo

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... hacer el ano que viene!), pasamos una buena noche en la oscuridad del camping! On continue de descendre la cote par le parc Big Sur...qui, certainement, s'apprecie avec un peu plus de soleil (sale temps en Californie, le comble quand meme!), mais bon...Le ...

Pacific Coast Teil 1, Big Sur, USA travel blog

Pacific Coast Teil 1

A travel blog entry by jetkindergarden

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Heute ging es mit vollem Tank von Los Angeles an die Küste. Nach einem Mittagsstop mit Fish & Chips auf dem alten Pier in Santa Barbara ging es auf windigen Strassen weiter nordwärts. Unterwegs konnten wir sogar einige wilde Seeelefanten ...

Highway 1 Adventure, Big Sur and San Francisco, United States travel blog

Highway 1 Adventure

A travel blog entry by levinson5

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... camping spot in Big Sur that we would just drive very carefully, and bring the car into the shop in the morning.  Big Sur is stunning.  The Pacific Ocean is just below these sheer dropoffs, and then to the right are redwoods and towering pines ...

Pacific Highway 1, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Pacific Highway 1

A travel blog entry by erhi

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The drive down Highway 1 is truly spectular, unfortunately the cloud was down meaning that the views were quite restricted. The elephant seals (e seals) were good to see, they are huge (weighing up to 2 tonnes) and can move faster than we can ...

Elephant Seals and a waterfall, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Elephant Seals and a waterfall

A travel blog entry by cheeseandcarrie

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... The scenic highway one was fast living up to it's name today!!! The road clung to cliff tops and soon we came to a campsite at Big Sur. We knew that camping was going to be difficult as if sites fill fast or are already booked up. Today however we got ...

In the Woods, Big Sur, United States travel blog

In the Woods

A travel blog entry by andre583

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Hallo liebe Leser, heute schreiben Simon und ich Euch aus dem Wald. Wir sitzen gerade in Big Sur im River Inn, haben uns gerade nen leckeren Salat reingezogen und fahren gleich zururck zu unserem Campground. Den lieben langen Tag sind wir heute auf dem ...

Big Sur Peeiffer state park, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur Peeiffer state park

A travel blog entry by cjhans2

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... He use to tour but now is paying it back for all the people who was nice to him when he toured.  The ride to Big Sur  had big climbs with lots of curves on the road and the views were great. I meet Clyde from Austria who I had meet on a down ...

Kirk Creek, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Kirk Creek

A travel blog entry by cjhans2

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This campground had a great view but no water or showers. I was not happy about that. Ran into Marcas and Jenny from England who I had meet when I was north in the redwoods. It is nice to see other travelers ...

Day 40 - Monterey to Limekiln Campground, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Day 40 - Monterey to Limekiln Campground

A travel blog entry by pippatilbury

... packing up so had to start out cycle a bit soggy. We got on the road and cycled in the drizzle out of Monterey towards Big Sur. After a couple of hours the weather changed it's tune and the sun came to dry us out. The hills were actually quite enjoyable ...

pobrezni cesta, Big Sur, United States travel blog

pobrezni cesta

A travel blog entry by gabifilova

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Cely den jedeme na sever po nadhernem pobrezi. zastavujeme na vyhlídkách, kocháme se obrovskymi vlnami, fandime surfařům. U Point Ledres je velka kolone rypousu slonich.  Vali se tu na plazi nebo dovadi ve vode. Hodnou chvili ...

Cruisin' Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Cruisin' Big Sur

A travel blog entry by zwergliazrael

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... further away from the edges of the cliffs, on to flatter roads. Our intended campgrounds were not much further, at the Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park. Yeaaaayyy!!! They had tons of availability for the night... but at the hefty price of $35!!! Wow! That is ...

Pfeiffer Beach and McWays Waterfall, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Pfeiffer Beach and McWays Waterfall

A travel blog entry by zwergliazrael

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It was hard to pull ourselves away from Cafe Kevah, but we moved on eventually, heading to Pfeiffer Beach. It was not as difficult to find as expected (good directions from the Lonely Planet) but it was not a pleasant drive getting there, as it was a ...

Unparalleled views at Cafe Kevah, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Unparalleled views at Cafe Kevah

A travel blog entry by zwergliazrael

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Waking up in the middle of the redwoods in the Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park was really something else. We had a nice shady spot, and were greeted to streaks of sunlight peeking through the giant redwoods. Awesome! We headed for brunch at Cafe Kevah, along ...

Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur

A travel blog entry by -ritchie-

Big ...

Jim & June's Odyssey - 101115 Big Sur, CA, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Jim & June's Odyssey - 101115 Big Sur, CA

A travel blog entry by jimcabay

... the remainder of the coastal trip, we decided to find a hotel room before the sun went down.  The Deetjen’s Big Sur Inn (a National Historic site) was located on the precipice of the steep, shaded Castro Canyon.  Its sprawling outcrops ...

Leaving Pismo, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Leaving Pismo

A travel blog entry by ozmumgoesus

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After another sleep-in and breakfast, we packed the car and headed for Highway 1 and Big Sur, reportedly one of the best drives in the world. It would have been better to drive it from north to south, rather than south to north, as we were on the wrong ...

Nov 29, 2012, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Nov 29, 2012

A travel blog entry by gaelen

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Cruising the coast - First stop Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Cruising the coast - First stop Big Sur

A travel blog entry by kjer_rasmussen

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... . 17.30. Lene havde ikke helt styr pĺ overnatningerne og blev noget overrasket over, at vi skulle overnatte i selve nationalparken Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park. Valget var ganske udmćrket, og poolen var hurtigt godkendt af pigerne. Men, men … nu ...

Pacific Coast Highway, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Pacific Coast Highway

A travel blog entry by abarnes

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... . Actually, I'm still not. According to travel guides and Wikipedia, Big Sur is 90 miles of coastline. I started seeing signs for Big Sur restaurants and hotels somewhere between San Simeon & Carmel. I read that the name "Big Sur" is from the ...

Grrrrrrr  & Brrrrr (cold), Big Sur, United States travel blog

Grrrrrrr & Brrrrr (cold)

A travel blog entry by dhjv62a

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The sun was out at Treebones Resort when we arrived.  From what we told, the sun hadn't been seen in 2.5 months.  All they had up until our arrival was fog and rain.  We pitched our tent on a level site and checked out the ...

Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur

A travel blog entry by domandanna

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... It has fantastic displays of seahorses, jelly fish, sharks etc but the kids loved the dressing up box. Drove route 1 the coast road through big sur. Ive been wanting to do the drive since a colleague of mine did it 20 years ago in a convertible. Not ...

Central Coastin' California, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Central Coastin' California

A travel blog entry by camandamy

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... as we only had a few days left to get down to LA and lots to see on the way. We spent the day driving through the Big Sur area, which isn't actually a town but a rather quirky area along the coastal highway. It was a super windy day but we stopped off at ...

The Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

The Big Sur

A travel blog entry by georgetz

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What is the 'Big Sur' you may ask - as did I at a gift shop after lunch. The reply I got began along the lines of "Well, 'Big' means like as in big," which was enough to warrant the snack in the mouth I'd just imagined giving him, "and 'Sur' means south" ...

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