California - Bixby Bridge and Big Sur

Bixby Bridge, along California's Big Sur coastline, is a favorite with photographers. Photo by www.visitcalifornia.com
Bixby Bridge, along California's Big Sur coastline, is a favorite with photographers. Photo by www.visitcalifornia.com

"Welcome to one of the world’s most unforgettable stretches of coastline. This roughly 90-mile-long stretch of redwood- and fog-trimmed waterfront between Carmel-by-the-Sea and Hearst Castle has no specific boundaries, no urban core, drawing you (and writers like Henry Miller and Beat Generation darling Jack Kerouac) in with a magic allure that is almost palpable. This is, quite simply, a place you want to be—bluffs, sea, and sky.

 

Drive Big Sur’s length via twisting Highway One, with plenty of pullovers at places like seen-it-in-a-million-car-commercials Bixby Bridge..."

 

http://www.visitcalifornia.com/attraction/bixby-bridge

 

 

Big Sur has pleasant fall temperatures. See more at www.visitcalifornia.com
Big Sur has pleasant fall temperatures. See more at www.visitcalifornia.com

"Another favorite photo op: McWay Falls, a silvery cascade that falls some 70 feet from the sea cliffs to a remote beach below. Look up to see endangered California condors, North America’s largest birds, or look down to scan the swells for migrating whales or sea otters floating among dense beds of kelp, California’s signature seaweed. Try the famous Ambrosia burger on the deck of Nepenthe, then nurse your beer to watch the sunset."

"Want a short hike with a huge reward? The ½-mile/1-km round-trip Waterfall Overlook Trail at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park could be the biggest-bang-for-not-much-work hike on the planet. The almost flat stroll ends an oceanfront overlook with flawless views of McWay Falls, a favorite spot of Big Sur pioneer woman Julia Pfeiffer Burns, for whom the park is named. Let’s just say Julia had good taste. The plume of water drops some 80 feet/24 meters from the top of a granite cliff to a sandy cove below (not even footprints on the sand mar the perfection, as this beach is closed to the public)."

http://www.visitcalifornia.com/attraction/bixby-bridge

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park is 21 miles south of California's famous Bixby Creek Bridge south of the Monterey peninsula. Click the map for directions and the Google map.
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park is 21 miles south of California's famous Bixby Creek Bridge south of the Monterey peninsula. Click the map for directions and the Google map.
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