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Must see on the PCH

We stopped and took dozens of pictures at this spot. Very scenic and plenty of spots for different... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nicholas P
Great Photo-op

This is a beautiful site on the most beautiful stretch of coastline I've ever seen. I'd recommend... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped and took dozens of pictures at this spot. Very scenic and plenty of spots for different views/photos.

Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a beautiful site on the most beautiful stretch of coastline I've ever seen. I'd recommend taking a left on old coast road just before the north side of the bridge and driving just a bit to get the best shot.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This stretch of coastline is incredible and a BIG must if your in the area . The bridge is fantastic as are the surrounding hills. Amazing scenery.

Thank dors46
Reviewed 1 week ago

The weather was windy and very foggy when we were there, but it was no less dramatic than on a clear day. Well worth a stop, we walked down the dirt back road (caution: it's used) to get a bit of perspective on the bridge.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Bixby bridge has easy pull-offs for stopping and taking pictures. It is just a bridge, but then again it is a very photogenic spot with both the bridge and the coastline In a picture. Worth the stop if you traveling route 1.

Thank JMJBL
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful place to stop and take pictures of the Bixby Bridge against an incredible rocky shoreline.

Thank Kerry S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Iconic bridge for stopping to take in the history and take a photo. Don't miss this stop on your way, its a must do

Thank Rachael S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My First visit to the US and this place caught my attention. The place has amazing views and provides the best view of the Pacific coastline. Surely a must visit place. One off my bucket list!

Thank Sailesh B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love all of the stopping points along the way :) excited to get back and spend more time here. Kids loved it.

Thank Lindsay P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For such a famous bridge (between Carmel-On-The-Sea and Big Sur), it has NO labels or signs. The 3 or 4 bridges running up to it - oh yeah! "The Bridge to BF Egypt - 1932" all of them. Tip: Know where it is compared to...More

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BigfootLasVegas
20 June 2018|
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Response from 1Ming | Reviewed this property |
Yes the bridge remains open. It is the part above San Simeon that is closed. we stayed over there to see the elephant seals, then went back on the inland highway to detour around the closure to get to big Sur.
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IndianaTravelmom
16 May 2018|
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Response from Rawa13 | Reviewed this property |
If that’s the case, avoid route 1 as much as possible. You could even go a bit south of Big Sur and then come north using Route 1. The advantage is the north-bound route 1 is on the side of mountains (as opposed to cliffs... More
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Jessica R
8 August 2017|
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Response from lfabian47 | Reviewed this property |
Need to approach from the north, but it's not a very long drive from Carmel by the Sea and it's a pretty drive with lots of pull outs
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