New Camaldoli Hermitage

62475 Coast HWY 1 at Lucia, Big Sur, California, 93920, United States | Hostel
Prices starting from $110.00
 

Travel Blogs from Big Sur

Leaving San Francisco For Big Sur

A travel blog entry by buckanddeanne

14

... it is a small one, so small I couldn't find it. All I saw was seals sitting on rocks barking to other seals that my rock is bigger than your rock, and fat seagulls waddling after garbage trucks trying to get airborne to chase the tender waste. Rather than face another abandoned clam chowder bread bowl we rented push bikes and cycled 17 miles to Carmel. Clint Eastwood was Mayor of Carmel once upon his career. But that still didn't impress me as much as ...

Big Surrin' Checkin' Seas

A travel blog entry by wiscampsin

61

... game changer! He ended up giving us some great recommendations for the rest of California. We have since booked a campsite in one of the places about five days ahead of time. This is the true beauty of the trip - a lack of planning leading to exciting new places we never could have visited had we booked segments of the trip further ahead.
At Julia Pfeiffer, we “hiked” the main trail that led to a cliff overlooking a cove. It was a ...

View from Nepenthe

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2

55

... beautiful once again and so the drive down the coast was very nice. The traffic was heavy for the people heading back into San Francisco but for us it was smooth sailing. We stopped in Monterey at our favorite place across from McDonalds and fixed a lunch of several different types of salads we had in the cooler. People were everywhere enjoying the sunshine and the paddleboats on the lake were quite busy.

Made a stop at Trader Joe's in ...

Big Sur to San Luis Obispo

A travel blog entry by andreas.bohman

41

... supposed the wilder part of this drive:

Today's portion has less specific items to see - in reality only Julia Pfeiffer State Park and the McWay Falls. Pictures will come later of this as well as from the drive.

The drive itself is around 160km, and most of the time clings to the mountainside. Speed limit is around ...

Monterey to Big Sur

A travel blog entry by andreas.bohman

49

... so we're making a stop at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park to walk the Valley View trail. The trail goes through a nice set of massive redwoods and then starts to climb up the hills. Along the way there are some beautiful views of the hills around the park. The day is windy and there is rain in the air so when we get to the top we're almost blown off the viewing point.



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This hostel, located on 62475 Coast HWY 1 at Lucia, Big Sur, is near Moonstone Beach and San Simeon State Park.
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