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Bixby Bridge

Highway 1, Big Sur, CA
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Ranked #2 of 6 activities in Big Sur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bridges
Description: This historical bridge is a popular subject for photographers.
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

It's normal bridge and nothing special. Don't know why people come here and waste their time. I didn't like this bridge at all. It's waste of time.

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

One of the most beautiful places I have seen is Bixby Bridge, en route to LA via Route 1 Pacific Coast Highway! U must stop to take pics here! The hues are spectacular and u just can't get enough of this place...However I recommend u to carry sweatshirts or jackets,as the place is really windy and could be a bit... More

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Quebec, Quebec, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

You have to see this bridge if you go near Big Sur by the Highway 1, In my opinion, the views are better if you come from the north. For example: You drive from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

You must stop and get a photo of this beautiful bridge. The photo of the bridge with the Big Sur Mountains and the water is the perfect picture.

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Los Angeles, California
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10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I thought I would just drive over the bridge and continue on my merry way. Turns out this bridge is super cool when you take into account that it was built in 1932. Pictures don't do it justice. Easy pullouts before and after it. Take a few minutes and appreciate it......THEN continue on your way.

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Springfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

When driving the Pacific Coast Highway, one of the iconic views is from the historic Bixby Bridge built in 1932. There's no other way to go but across it, and once on the other side, stop at the pull-off and take some great photos. We saw one grey whale way out at sea and we more or less followed his... More

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Blackpool, england
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

If you are driving on the PCH, make sure you stop at the bridge and admire the views and the classic design of this wonderful old bridge. I could have stayed all day but the wife was keen to see more sights. A must see

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Foothill Ranch, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

It only takes 5 minutes of your time to jump out of your car and take a quick glance at this spectacular 1932 bridge. Don't forget to snap a picture to commemorate your stop.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Although the bridge alone is not worth going to see, the scenic drive whether coming from the north or south definitely is. It is hard to believe this bridge is over 80 years old. If driving the Pacific Coast Highway 1, this is a simple short 5-10 minute stop off to view the bridge and coastlines. There is a parking... More

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Top Contributor
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Pretty neat seeing the iconic Bixby Bridge. If you are driving through the area, might as well make a quick stop, but I wouldn’t go out of my way on this one. The pull-off is on the southbound side, which sports the view that made it famous.

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