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Great Scenic Views

Great scenic views of the ocean and mountains. The only problem was the speed of the traffic and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Terryl D
Chicago, Illinois
Impassable but Wet

Really, that's how you identify this thrill ride. The only signs posted are one by Andrew Molera... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
Robert B
Port Hueneme, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great scenic views of the ocean and mountains. The only problem was the speed of the traffic and having difficulty finding a place to park to pull over to take in the views. We were concerned and amazed at those cycling the the difficult climb...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

Really, that's how you identify this thrill ride. The only signs posted are one by Andrew Molera State Park and Bixby Bridge. That said, do this! Not for namby-pamby drivers as it is rough and steep but the views go on forever, Redwood groves, babbling...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Robert B
Reviewed April 27, 2018

What a great morning drive to get a feel for the Big Sur area. A country/ranch style setting with rolling hills and livestock roaming the roads. Some nice climbing in the woods back there as well. Bring a camera, and don't go shortly after a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
7  Thank James C
Reviewed August 15, 2017

This used to be an old stage coach road. Driving it can be challenging, but well worth it. It's mostly 1 lane but there are pull outs to let others pass, or stop and take a picture. It is dusty(not paved) but you are virtually...More

Date of experience: September 2016
12  Thank bill p
Reviewed July 28, 2017

Sadly, at the time of visiting, the PCH had been closed between Carmel and Santa Barbara because of a major mudslide. So we drove down to Pfeiffer to enjoy what we could of this historic coastline road. In short, it's fantastic.

Date of experience: July 2017
8  Thank Damien W
Reviewed July 28, 2017

Very interesting road around the coast, with some wind, fog....looks a. It scary sometimes but worth doing it

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Paul R
Reviewed October 22, 2016

After doing the whole PCH from San Fran to San Diego, this part by far the MOST scenic. The web blogs and tour books cannot say enough about how AWESOME some of the sights you will see on one of the most scenic drives in...More

Date of experience: August 2016
6  Thank CCMH
Reviewed September 30, 2016

A great and somewhat challenging drive in parts takes you along this beautiful stretch of highway. There are a number of veiwing points but aim to stop at Bixby bridge which is great. The weather can affect the view. Our trip along the highway was...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank arh2900
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Great detour from Bixby bridge. AWD recommended but not required when it's dry. Great nature and scenic views.

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank pegsulli105
Reviewed July 6, 2016

We drove from Los Angeles to San Francisco and took the Pacific Coast Highway. The drive through Big Sur was spectacular. We stopped as often as we could to take photos (which never do it justice). We also were able to feed a family of...More

Date of experience: June 2016
4  Thank CocoBella1320
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michael c
October 10, 2017|
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Response from CocoBella1320 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry this has taken me SOOO long to answer, but I believe the landslides happened approximately 2 or 3 weeks after we drove along it. Very lucky!
Sandy L
August 28, 2015|
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Response from Realtor44 | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure you may Mt. bike. I did not nor did I see anyone else that day.