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Top things to do in Big Sur

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Ranked #1 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
Category: Scenic Drives
Custom tours of California's Central Coast; don't be a tourist, be a traveler!
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Ranked #2 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #3 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
Category: Beaches; State Parks
A breathtaking 80-foot waterfall dropping from the cliffs to the ocean is the focal point of this park.
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Ranked #4 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
Category: Waterfalls; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #5 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
Category: Lighthouses; State Parks
This historic lighthouse located around Point Sur is now a state park.
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Ranked #6 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
Category: Bridges; Landmarks
This historical bridge is a popular subject for photographers.
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Ranked #7 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
Category: Art Galleries
The California Parks Company no longer operates this business
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Ranked #8 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
Category: State Parks; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #9 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
Category: State Parks; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #10 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
Category: Scenic Drives; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #11 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #12 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
Category: Lookouts; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
Category: Educational Sites; Spas

Located off of a winding stretch of Highway 1 in beautiful Big Sur, California, this grandmother of all human potential centers offers workshops and retreats year-round.  Founded... more »

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Ranked #14 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Located in Big Sur, this monastic retreat provides visitors with a chance to spend time in silence and solitude, seeking the... more » Owner description: Located in Big Sur, this monastic retreat provides visitors with a chance to spend time in silence and solitude, seeking the inner life. « less
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Ranked #15 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
The visitor information center at Big Sur.
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Ranked #16 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
Category: Libraries; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #17 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
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Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: The Hawthorne Gallery represents the artwork of the multi-talented Hawthorne family as well as the work of selected... more » Owner description: The Hawthorne Gallery represents the artwork of the multi-talented Hawthorne family as well as the work of selected outstanding artists across the country. After expanding North in July of 2010, the Hawthorne Gallery now has locations in Big Sur, California and Port Orford, Oregon. Both Galleries overlook the majestic Pacific Ocean and are open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. « less
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Ranked #18 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #19 of 19 attractions in Big Sur
Category: Art Galleries
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