All the breathtaking views of the California coastline are here at Big Sur, from the pounding surf to the towering trees.
- Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park: Several trails wind between shady redwoods, giving hikers of all abilities a scenic tour through the park.
- Highway 1: Although it stretches along most of the state's coast, California Highway 1 is especially beautiful in Big Sur, where motorists can pull over at spots like the Bixby Bridge.
- Andrew Molera State Park: This park combines coastal forests and sandy beaches. Walk along the Andrew Molera beach, or take a dip in the Big Sur river.