enjoying Big Sur



Highway One


Pt. Sur Lighthouse - Take a guided tour and see the lighthouse up close

Condors - See the majestic condors return to the wild

McWay Falls - The legendary beach waterfall

Pfeiffer State Park - Largest State Park in Big Sur

Andrew Molera State Park - See Big Sur's oldest standing structure and the wild life at the Big Sur River mouth

Salmon Creek Falls- A large waterfall just a short hike from the highway


Big Sur Guides - Guided hikes in the Big Sur area. A great introduction to hikes in the area by experienced local guides.

Hiking In Big Sur - Maps and information about hikes in Big Sur

Ventana Wilderness Alliance - Ventana Wilderness Hiking and Preservation


Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park

Limekiln Campground

Ventana Campground

Fernwood Campground

Riverside Campground

Big Sur Campground


Ripplewood Café - Breakfast, lunch

Deetjen's - Breakfast, dinner

Redwood Grill - Breakfast, lunch, dinner

River Inn Restaurant - -Breakfast, lunch, dinner,  burrito/pizza to go

The Taphouse - Lunch, dinner

Nepenthe Lunch, dinner, espresso bar

Sierra Mar Breakfast, lunch, dinner

The Sur House - Breakfast, lunch, bunch, bar, dinner

Big Sur Lodge - Breakfast, lunch, dinner, espresso bar

Big Sur Bakery - Breakfast, lunch, dinner, espresso bar, bakery

The Roadhouse - Breakfast, lunch

Big Sur need your help

The recent increase in the number of visitors is challenging the safety and wellbeing of residents, visitors and the fragile natural environment.

All of us can make a positive difference to protect and nurture Big Sur. Help us by taking and activating the Big Sur Pledge.

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