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What Is Big Sur? (Is It A National Park?)

Big Sur is a region on the Central Coast of California that stretches approximately 90 miles along California’s famous Highway 1. What Is Big Sur Known For? Big Sur is famous for its rugged coastline, panoramic beaches, towering redwoods, and misty air that just adds to the magic. It is known for its hiking trails, …

Glamping In Big Sur: 20 Incredible Ideas

Are you planning a trip to Big Sur and looking for a unique way to immerse yourself in its breathtaking landscapes? In this blog post we’re diving into the world of glamping (glamorous camping) in Big Sur. I’m excited to share with you a carefully curated list of the best glamping spots in this stunning …

Top 10 Big Sur Campgrounds

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Big Sur, a rugged and mountainous region of the Central Coast of California, offers incredible scenery, dramatic coastal cliffs, beautiful secluded beaches, and numerous coves. The area has the longest stretch of unexplored and undeveloped coastline in the US. The views, the redwood forests, beaches, hiking, and other recreational facilities, have made this place a …

Best Road Trip Planning Tools

I love a good road trip, and I also love planning one – especially if it’s a 7 day California coast road trip. I don’t think you need tons of different apps to plan a wonderful road trip. The more apps you use, the more time you spend sorting the info and actually planning. My …

Elephant Seals In The Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery

Introduction Beginning in 1990, less than two dozen elephant seals began to call Piedras Blancas home, and now the seals are expanding to locations both north and south of the original beachhead. At first only the locals knew about the elephant seals, but now they’ve got their own parking lot, blue-jacketed docents, full-color signage, and …

More Big Sur Information

Big Sur Weather There isn’t a single month during the year when we haven’t had a great time in Big Sur. Which is not to say that every day has perfect hiking weather, but even December and January can have beautiful days with temperatures in the low 60s. The central California coastal area is described …