Travel Blogs from Big Sur, United States

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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" ...

Big Sur Big Trees, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur Big Trees

A travel blog entry by ryanandpatti

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... otters, sea lion colonies hunting and "arf"-ing, and we got some good pictures. After this little drive, we headed down Hwy 1 toward Big Sur. Our first stop in Big Sur was Point Lobos State Park, where we took a great hike along the shoreline, saw more ...

Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur

A travel blog entry by kimberkoz

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We're here. In Big Sur. And the coastline is spectacular. We spent a lot of the afternoon in Point Lobos -- which featured breathtaking views along the coast,  a sanctuary for sea otters, and a place anyone could spend hours. We're staying at the ...

Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur

A travel blog entry by briannaclark91

Larns and I made the trip California from Yosemite to Big Sur which is below San Fran on the coast. We are planning to meet Steph and Emily in San Francisco!! Woohoo!! We paid to go in the national park at big sur so we could use there showers finally ...

Hwy 1 - Lots of curves, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Hwy 1 - Lots of curves

A travel blog entry by jerry.sue

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We said good bye to Monterey today as we head down the coast through Big Sur on our way to Hearst ...

West Coast, Big Sur, USA travel blog

West Coast

A travel blog entry by upimhonigmond

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... seinen Farmschupfen gesehen zu haben :) Als die Sonne langsam Richtung Horizont sinkt, erreichen wir die Steilküste von Big Sur. An den versteckten Stränden rollen die glitzernden Wellen gleichmässig auf den weissen Sandstrand zu, die ...

Big Sur!, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur!

A travel blog entry by jimmcauliffe

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... to LA beckoned, and we climbed back into the Bus at about 3pm. It took another couple of hours before we were really out of Big Sur, and as the countryside flattened out we passed a beach packed full of elephant seals basking in the late afternoon sun. We ...

Route 1 to Monterey, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Route 1 to Monterey

A travel blog entry by stourwalk

... means we have pictures and can cross it off the todo list! After that we headed on up the road and visited Point sur lighthouse and Bixby bridge before arriving in Monterey and started hunting for somewhere to stay. Eventually ended up in salinas at the ...

Oh goody, a Shower and Hair Dryer, or not., Big Sur, United States travel blog

Oh goody, a Shower and Hair Dryer, or not.

A travel blog entry by beingsue-rdtrip

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... messages?  Well, I heard it from a reliable source that I must stop and get a massage, on the cliffs overlooking the ocean at Big Sur.  I called and they just happen to have one massage open.  I took it!! I was so worried because I did not ...

Big Sur Highway and LA, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur Highway and LA

A travel blog entry by stephandshane

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... we would stop but just didn't lol We drove through more winding road (it was starting to get a little annoying lol) and through Big Sur (maybe a town?) and it had some really cute little cabins and places to stay. Had we known we might've stayed the ...

Week 3 of Nature and Cities, Pine Grove To Big Sur, United States travel blog

Week 3 of Nature and Cities

A travel blog entry by justinmichelle

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Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park Yosemite National Park Anthony Chabot Regional Park San Francisco Alcatraz Santa Cruz Big Sur ...

Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur

A travel blog entry by mikebrookedavis

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... continually stopping at "Vista Point's" (lookouts) and at random spots along the road to take photos! We stayed in a tent cabin in Big Sur village, which is basically a tent with a wooden floor and an actual bed.  It did get quite chilly! It was ...

Så er vi på vej til Big Sur, Big Sur, USA travel blog

Så er vi på vej til Big Sur

A travel blog entry by ericandpia

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... hvor vi igen skulle med en bus til Monterey. Det tog ca. 40 minutter. I Monterey havde vi 1 1/2 time at vente på,bussen til BiG Sur. Fandt en hyggelig cafe og faldt i snak med et ægtepar fra området. Så gik turen, med en lille bus, ...

Bord de mer (Highway 1), Point Sur State Historic Park, United States travel blog

Bord de mer (Highway 1)

A travel blog entry by thenonos

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Cambria to Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Cambria to Big Sur

A travel blog entry by shaplandtracker

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... , but I promise they were just napping! Andrew photographed all 300 of them... That night we camped in a state forest campground right in Big Sur... and of course it rained all night! We found a nice warm bar for our dinnerwith a roaring fire, but then ...

WOW, Big Sur, United States travel blog

WOW

A travel blog entry by 5states1month

... mountains but we couldnt do these as they were shut due to the high risk of flash flooding (we were very disappointed?!?) As we left Big Sur the heavens opened and we have had to stop driving and pull into a motel which is nice and cheap!! Love to ...

Day 1, Redwood City to Big Sur, United States travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by berryfamily

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... however stop to see the beautiful coastline from a few vista points while Derek looked for a new place to surf. We landed in Big Sur around 4pm and found a beautiful RV/campground along the river. Emily ran the rapids on a air mattress while the dogs ...

Mustangs ain't made for sleeping, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Mustangs ain't made for sleeping

A travel blog entry by jo-on-the-go

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... to two poor english tourists desperate to get to Alcatraz despite a 3 day wait for tickets. But none compair to the people in Big Sur. They welcomed us in, showed us a great night out, and no fewer than three locals offered us a floor to crash on ...

Schlafen im Cabrio am Highway 1, Big Sur, USA travel blog

Schlafen im Cabrio am Highway 1

A travel blog entry by selina-mario

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Kurzer Zwischenstand: waren in monterey, war alles alles ausgebucht wegen nem Oldtimer Event deshalb haben wir an nem view Point im Auto geschlafen :). Nachts wars bissel gruselig aber am morgen ein Traum! Sonnenaufgang am Highway 1 ist einfach ...

Gåtur på Highway 1, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Gåtur på Highway 1

A travel blog entry by ericandpia

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Vi spiste morgenmad på den lille hyggelige terrasse foran restauranten. Alt mad er økologisk. Den stod på sourdough muffins og et par Apple-cinnamon pølser. Mums. Så gik vi en tur op ad bjerget, hvor vi havde fået at vide ...

Helt ned i gear, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Helt ned i gear

A travel blog entry by ericandpia

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Det er helt klart stedet hvor vi kommer helt ned i gear. Skal jo også lade op til Vegas ;-) Det er lykkedes os at få et lift til Monterey torsdag morgen med en af pigerne på restauranten. Det var en stor byrde som faldt fra vores skuldre, ...

San Simeon & Hearst Castle, Big Sur, United States travel blog

San Simeon & Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by davidandgarry

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... exploring we eventually left Hearst Castle at about 5pm to then start our 60 mile journey to our next destination which was the Big Sur. Given that we had travelled quite extensively the previous day, I thought 60 miles along a coastal road wouldn't take ...

adrew molera state park, adrew molera state park, United States travel blog

adrew molera state park

A travel blog entry by dubovy

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LA - Big Sur (Pacific Coast Highway 1), Big Sur, United States travel blog

LA - Big Sur (Pacific Coast Highway 1)

A travel blog entry by nandzholmes

... tree lined roads that curve with the coast line, if the sign we past didn't spell it out we knew we were entering the big sur........ My words won't do it justice and neither will the hundreds of pictures I took, every corner that is turned presents a ...

Route 1 from San Fran to LA, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Route 1 from San Fran to LA

A travel blog entry by mattncat

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... ) along the coastline. A far cry from Santa Cruz's scuzzy fairground on the beach. Next landmark on the final leg to Los Angeles was Big Sur. Lonely Planet says this place is more of a state of mind than a pin on a map and while that is an extremely wanky ...

The Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

The Big Sur

A travel blog entry by mike_deb

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Today we headed up the last leg of our Pacific Coast Highway Tour and our most anticipated leg - The Big Sur, which actually isn't a place and isn't pinpointed on the Highway, it's an area - stretch of the highway that was named The Big Sur by the ...

Cruising up Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Cruising up Big Sur

A travel blog entry by cottongk

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After the seals the sun came out so down went the roof, found a 70s radio station and up the Big Sur we cruised, This is 90 miles of winding coastal roads which have been cut into the side of mountains. So on one side you have the side of the mountain a ...

The beaches at Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

The beaches at Big Sur

A travel blog entry by davidandgarry

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... path that disappeared into the countryside. We followed the foot path and came across Cooper Cabin, a redwood cabin built in 1861, big Sur's oldest building. Passing this we continued further down the path and we found ourselves walking past a wide river. ...

Breathtaking Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Breathtaking Big Sur

A travel blog entry by amandacecchetto

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Breathtaking views when you drive along the coast down Highway 1, especially once you hit Big Sur.  Make sure to stop at Nepenthe Restaurant for a delicious meal with a spectacular view of the water.  ...

Big Sur gets seal of approval, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur gets seal of approval

A travel blog entry by the_hoffs

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... and Los Angeles. The road sweeps past headlands which jut into postcard-perfect turquoise waters. Much has been written about Big Sur and, for Australians, imagining the Great Ocean Road without the freezing blasts from Antarctica will give you a fair ...

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