Travel Blogs from Big Sur, United States

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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 ...

Road Trip to LA, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Road Trip to LA

A travel blog entry by janeandsam

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... in a tent on the roof of the camper ha ha it was funny! We continued our journey to LA, down highway 1, driving through Big Sur, stopping at various viewing points and different beaches and we hit Santa Barbara and that's where we stayed the night! Santa ...

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 ...

17 mile drive ,Carmel and big sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

17 mile drive ,Carmel and big sur

A travel blog entry by morganusa

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... a 3 hour drive..we did it in an hour!! Back onto highway 1 for what we thought a better sightseeing drive down to Big Sur. A fantastic coastal road for 26 miles taking in some pretty severe cliff faces and narrow stretches of highway. We arrived for a ...

Winter home to Elephant Seals., Big Sur, United States travel blog

Winter home to Elephant Seals.

A travel blog entry by vietnam_view

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Big Sur is the name for the stretch of coast that runs between Monterey and San Luis Obispo and it's one of the most majestic coast lines you could wish to drive along. I did this in a bit of a hurry years ago and have been eager to come back ever ...

at sea, Off The West Coast Of USA, United States travel blog

at sea

A travel blog entry by tomclaudia

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Sunshine at last.  Warm enough finally to walk around the promenade deck.  3.5 laps is mile Marvey.  All we have seen is lots of water.  Will be in LA in the morning.  Next excitement will be the equator.  Will be at sea for ...

S fik vi startet p highway 1, Big Sur, United States travel blog

S fik vi startet p highway 1

A travel blog entry by stig.andreassen

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... ..... Heldet var med os sidst på dagen, hvor vi fik sidste ledige plads på en af de få eftertragtede campingpladser ved big sur. (Highway 1 er eneste vej og mulighed over et 100-200 km langt stykke uden mulighed for at køre ind i landet ...

Day Twenty-Five: Set Course For Fisherman's Wharf, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Day Twenty-Five: Set Course For Fisherman's Wharf

A travel blog entry by timoverton

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... 's Wharf area in time to check-in, relax a little and then head out to the airport. Just The Facts, Please: Started from Big Sur, California at 9:46 am Temperature = 7 degrees C; sun with clouds, everything still very wet from rain Altitude = 67 m ...

Day 05-1: Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Day 05-1: Big Sur

A travel blog entry by blizz

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... we want the 1 (which runs along the coast) we ended up in San Martin. So this morning our journey continued via Monterey to Big Sur. That's a really nice region with a lot of mountains and ravines next to the sea. We stopped for gas and food in Ragged ...

Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur

A travel blog entry by kibblewhite

Big ...

Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur

A travel blog entry by skylerehorn

After leaving SF we made our way to Big Sur... Slowly of course to give the van a few breaks to cool down. We set up camp in Big Sur and cooked ourselves up an awful meal over the fire but it made the trip a little more ...

California cool from Big Sur to Pacifica, Big Sur, United States travel blog

California cool from Big Sur to Pacifica

A travel blog entry by wyldhorsez

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... sequoia and mountains of Yosemite behind we travelled through the heat of the valley into the cool mist of the spectacular Big Sur coast. The winding coastal road traversed endless wave beaten cliffs and golden sandy shores until it finally climbed the ...

Big Sur or bust!, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur or bust!

A travel blog entry by philandalice

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Today we need to get to Big Sur, or the surrounding area. We have an appointment the next morning with our wedding caterer at the wedding house. More freeway and rain. It wouldn't bee so bad, but when your van has a top speed of 70, and there is a 20mph ...

Pacific Beach, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Pacific Beach

A travel blog entry by dhjv62a

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We went to the beach at a CA state park.  The water was pretty cold.  The fog rolled in again and we saw sporadic patches of sun and blue sky. We watched the wet suit clad surfers and other people along the beach from our blanket.  One ...

Last Sea Day, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Last Sea Day

A travel blog entry by buddyp

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We enjoyed a quiet day at sea for our last day on the Infinity. The distance from Santa Barbara to our destination in San Francisco was once again short. We traveled at a leisurely pace as we headed north. We were at last out of the intense heat we had ...

A Yurt in Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

A Yurt in Big Sur

A travel blog entry by winterspring

... their state. One example of this was at our next stop, Treebones Resort on the central coast of California-the area called Big Sur. After leaving Moonstone Beach, we stopped one more time at Hearst Castle (San Simeon) and tourd the more private rooms ...

17 Miles Drive & Big Sur, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, United States travel blog

17 Miles Drive & Big Sur

A travel blog entry by justyna07

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... sind wir den ltesten Teil des HW1 abgefahren. Dieser ist nur "Off Road" befahrbar und teilweise nur als Einwegfahrbahn vorhanden. Im Big Sur waren wir im Pfeifer National Park wandern. Habe eine Wasserfall gesehen, trotz der Hitze und Drre, die seit ...

World's Most Beautiful Places: Julia Pfeiffer, Big Sur, United States travel blog

World's Most Beautiful Places: Julia Pfeiffer

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2

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Up and decided to go to Julia Pfieffer Burns Park and take a nice walk.  It was a beautiful morning and we were early and so there were not many people about.  We were glad to see the waterfall was still flowing into the sand.  From ...

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