Route 1 - Big Sur Coast Highway
Length: 72.0 mi / 115.9 km
Time to Allow: 1.5 hours to drive or five hours to experience the byway
Travel the route that hugs the California coast, providing access to austere, windswept cypress trees, fog-shrouded cliffs and the crashing surf of the Pacific Ocean. Views include rugged canyons, towering redwoods, sea lions, and other marine life.
For over a hundred years, Big Sur has been a fertile area for artistic advancements. A variety of authors have immortalized the region with the written word. Make your journey down Big Sur Coast Highway a pilgrimage of American literature
While Big Sur's beaches hardly resemble the vast stretches of sun-baked sand that dot Southern California's easily accessible coastline, they do offer the visitor a wide variety of recreational possibilities.
to Enjoy the Ride...
2-Day Trip: A Weekend Along Big Sur Coast
Crashing waves, rolling fog, sheer rocky cliffs, and pleasant bends and curves make a trip down Big Sur Coast Highway an unforgettable experience....