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Point Sur State Historic Park

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Address: Hwy. 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Phone Number: 831-625-4419
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Description: This historic lighthouse located around Point Sur is now a state park.

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A must for the lighthouse lover.

Tours are only given at selected times and its worth making it to the gate for one of the tours. A hike up the hill to the lighthouse and the keepers house and grounds is worth... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Gilroy, California
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Gilroy, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Tours are only given at selected times and its worth making it to the gate for one of the tours. A hike up the hill to the lighthouse and the keepers house and grounds is worth all the effort. We were here on a clear day and the views were just spectacular. A lot of other buildings to look at... More 

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Perth Western Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Another one off the Bucket list. Driving a Mustang Convertible from LA to San Fran through the Big Sur. Life doesn't get much better, great car, even better scenery on 4th of July weekend.

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Province of Cagliari, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Located south of Big Sur, wonderful scenery. The tour takes roughly 3 hours. Limited space, try to arrive early, at least half an hour before the schedule (if gate is closed... come again). Up the hill it may be windy, dress in layers. Before going, check their website: http://www.pointsur.org

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Bass River, ma
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14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Words can not express how incredible Big Sur is.....it has to be on ones' bucket list!!! The color of the water was so beautiful that it almost looked fake. As we looked down, we noticed that someone had made some heart shaped designs on the sand- it just made it that much more magical.

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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14 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Big sur was a highlight of our trip, we kept saying we need to keep going and not stop but ended up stopping at every lay by, we saw yellow belly marmuts , hump back whales and lizards all within a one hour stretch. On top of this there are elephant seals and beautiful landscapes, waterfalls and trees everywhere. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
16 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This place is gloriously raw and beautiful, but hey, I saw two sea otters just hanging out watching the sun go down. I didnt care about much else. :D

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Fairbury, Nebraska
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75 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Big rocky mountain with lighthouse on top is part of the Big Sur drive we took and approximately 20 miles South of Carmel. We drove South to McWay Falls and then back to Carmel for walking and shopping Beautiful views and if you are heading South there are viewing pulloffs to the right

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Burke, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

There are no bad views for miles, and any rating under 4 is a mere slip on the tablet. I love Big Sur and could retire amongst its beauty.

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Pacific Grove, California
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120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We'd been driving by this intriguing rock rising out of the sea for years and saying, we've really got to go there. Finally we did and agreed it was the most interesting thing we've done in a long time. This stretch of the CA coast, thanks to weather and the rocky coast, is the most dangerous by far -- literally... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

My girlfriend and I finally stopped for this tour on our recent camping trip to Big Sur. Its a very cool tour and finally getting to see the buildings up close was pretty amazing. The engineering and man power it took to build the place as well as supplie it over the years was very interesting. The views were awesome... More 

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Additional Information about Point Sur State Historic Park

Address: Address: Hwy. 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Phone Number: 831-625-4419
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Sur

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