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Bixby Bridge

Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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You have to see it to believe it

Simply takes your breath away. Raw natural beauty that keeps going on for miles and miles. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Very Photogenic

The more southerly of the two famous landmarks this bridge is larger than Rocky Creek (360 feet vs... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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This historical bridge is a popular subject for photographers.
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Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply takes your breath away. Raw natural beauty that keeps going on for miles and miles. This drive along the Pacific Coast Highway is well worth the trip - it will stay etched in your memory forever.

Thank yachti
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The more southerly of the two famous landmarks this bridge is larger than Rocky Creek (360 feet vs 239 feet) and opened the same year - 1932. Fun to photograph 2066

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we stopped at this beautiful spot to find an American riding his bike around America playing his guitar we spent ages singing and chilling out here before parting ways

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be sure you dont do this drive alone. Every mile, every bridge (especially Bixby) is a photographers dream. As a passenger you can see it all, my poor driver had to look at the 700 odd photos I took to see some ot the things...More

Thank Trish C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place to visit. We parked in the main vista point, but good luck trying to get a picture without anyone else in it. Just overcrowded the time we went. I saw people going to the dirt road across the highway which looks like you...More

Thank sbndogg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great day we chose to do the drive and see these great bridges that were constructed not just for function, but beauty as well

Thank travelshooter71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a dozen miles or so south of Carmel is the Bixby Creek Bridge. There are two vantage points for viewing. It is rustic, but if you want to take the best shots of your like, please don't miss this.

Thank mghtmck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Finally got to see this famous bridge when we drove Big Sur. there is only a stop on the north side. We were originally told there were stops on both sides but we drove it both ways as the highway is closed at Gorda until...More

Thank OnTheRochs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During my trip on the PCH I was most looking forward to seeing the view of Bixby Bridge. I️t absolutely did not disappoint. Looking at the pictures now it all looks fake. I️t was the most beautiful place.

Thank alioop03
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Just 13 miles south of Carmel is Bixby Bridge built in 1932 over Bixby Creek. This is the entry to Big Sur and the wild and scenic California Coast. This bridge was also made famous in movies including Play Misty for Me. The views before...More

Thank ranishi
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Jessica R
9 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
Jessica B
19 May 2017|
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Response from Gul K | Reviewed this property |
You can always have a turn around. It's worth watching though
Barbara B
26 February 2017|
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Response from Ajay h | Reviewed this property |
just check the caltrain website for Highway 1 closure before you start.. based on the reports in local media, some portion will remain closed for few months because of damage to bridge.. so definitely you can not do... More