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Big Sur, California

Big Sur
Big Sur (dofra, Mar 2010)

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  • Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau: Events
    • Big Sur International Marathon
      Big Sur
      April 27, 2014 - April 27, 2014
      The Big Sur Marathon is 26.2 miles of the most beautiful coastline in the world - and, for runners, the most challenging. At the Expo, participants in the Marathon will pick up their race bibs, goody bags and check out fitness apparel and equipment. … more
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    • Steinbeck Festival
      Steinbeck Center, Salinas
      May 2, 2014 - May 4, 2014
      The National Steinbeck Center honors the great 20th-century writer John Steinbeck in Salinas, where the author was born, with films, speakers, panels, theater, and bus or walking tours. … more
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    • Winemakers' Celebration
      May 3, 2014 - May 3, 2014
      Over 30 Monterey County wineries from 9 American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) offer their wines for tasting at the 22nd Annual Winemakers' Celebration. Try rare wines - including library, reserve, and limited release labels - while rubbing elbows with the winemakers themselves. … more
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    • Cooking for Solutions
      Monterey Bay Aquarium
      May 16, 2014 - May 18, 2014
      Cooking for Solutions features great chefs, gourmet cuisine and fine wines. Events include the signature gala celebration, as well as food and wine adventures, cooking demonstrations and a seafood challenge.  … more
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    • Artichoke Festival
      Monterey County Fair & Event Center
      May 31, 2014 - June 1, 2014
      The 55th Castroville Artichoke Festival is a commemoration of all things artichoke. The event has artichoke cooking demos, artichoke-themed art, an artichoke parade, artichokes (and other vegetables) for sale at the farmers' market, and of course artichokes prepared in every way imaginable.  … more
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Pine Ridge Trail to Sykes Hot Springs

Big Sur has many great destinations, but Sykes Hot Springs is definitely near the top of the list for anyone who has been there. It is roughly 9-10 miles to the Skyes campground, and limited climbing...

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Big Sur overview

Jagged cliffs pummeled by surf line the Pacific Coast Highway along Big Sur, creating some of California's most memorable ocean vistas between Carmel and the northern tip of San Luis Obispo County. Jack Kerouac and Henry Miller found inspiration in its fog-banked canyons and meadows. Gray whales migrate past twice a year, and elephant seals bask on the sandy shores. Luxury hotels, restaurants and art galleries cluster in a six-mile strip, giving way to redwood-filled state parks on either side.
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