We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bixby Bridge

Highway 1, Big Sur, CA
Improve this listing
Ranked #2 of 6 activities in Big Sur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bridges
Description: This historical bridge is a popular subject for photographers.
Write a Review

163 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    105
    43
    14
    1
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Roanoke, Virginia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Such a great view and lovely place. Worth the time and cost of a rental car. We rode down from san franscico. It was amazing. Best part of the trip

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
26 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Quebec, Quebec, Canada
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Houston
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles, California
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Springfield, Missouri
Top Contributor
257 reviews 257 reviews
148 attraction reviews
460 helpful votes 460 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Blackpool, england
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Foothill Ranch, California
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
52 attraction reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Toronto
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
30 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Bixby Bridge also viewed

 

Been to Bixby Bridge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Bixby Bridge, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing