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Address: Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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This historical bridge is a popular subject for photographers.

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Highlights of Big Sur

Bixby Bridge and the ocean views around it are the highlights of the Hwy 1 in Big Sur. Get your camera ready!

Reviewed 9 March 2017
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Tampere, Finland
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Tampere, Finland
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653 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Bixby Bridge and the ocean views around it are the highlights of the Hwy 1 in Big Sur. Get your camera ready!

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milpitasca
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Lots of cars slowing down and trying to find parking spaces. The rocky coastline here is gorgeous in any type of weather - just different moods. Take time to enjoy the views.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This part of the coastal highway 1 is a gem. We found ourselves stopping every mile or so to take photos and short walks. The Bixby bridge is a great photo opportunity. You can see it in the new HBO series, Big Little Lies. They show the moms driving over it on the way to the kids' school.

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Ensenada, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I've been here plenty of times and will never tire of stopping at this bridge and taking all the beautiful views!

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

Amazing feat of human engineering went into creating this breathtaking bridge. Must see! Park of to the side on a dirt road to get the best view

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Atlanta, GA
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

The Bixby bridge is a great place to pull-off and see some amazing views of Big Sur with the bridge in the foreground or from the bridge itself. Highly recommended stop on Hwy 1.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This was the highlight of the trip. As simple as it may be a sunset in this place can take your breath away. My wife and I drove down from Carmel, CA after a wine tasting at Talbot to catch the sunset at Bixby Bridge. This is something I have wanted to do for a long time now. It is... More 

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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We drove from San Francisco to LA on the PCH in May 2016 and crossed Big Sur and the Bixby Bridge. Amazing vistas, scenic drive but very, very few places to eat at one point. We ended up stopping at a road side hotel that had a restaurant. Memories and stories to tell! I held on to the door handle... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Was really looking forward to going over Bixby Bridge as part of our road trip on Pacific Coast Highway and it was well worth the wait. Unfortunately we were running late so couldn't stop and take pictures looking back after crossing the bridge, but would recommend that you do.

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

You cannot drive along this road without stopping for a photo opportunity and this is a great spot for one.

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