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Bixby Bridge

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Address: Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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This historical bridge is a popular subject for photographers.

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Seen this bridge in a lot of car commercials with views of the PCH. No problem with stopping and taking pictures to say " I was there" We stopped on way heading north on the PCH... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Charlie V
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Santa Clarita, California
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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Seen this bridge in a lot of car commercials with views of the PCH. No problem with stopping and taking pictures to say " I was there" We stopped on way heading north on the PCH and just walked across the road.

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Tuckerton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Many people stopped to take pictures of the bridge, but it was just a bridge, nothing special. Nice overlook of the ocean.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An engineering marvel that majestically takes you across the Pacific Coast Highway with the glorious ocean below and the waves crashing against the rocks and craggy shore, all visible from this just magnificent structure.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Live history. This is a fantastic photo stop. If you like adventures, take the Old Highway which starts right here and you detour the bridge for 20 miles. AWD recommended.

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Fisherville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic iconic bridge along the CA Coast at Bit Sur south of Monterey...Bixby Bridge invites lots of photographs. Beware of steep cliffs! Marine fogbank made photography a challenge while we were there.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving over it you can't help admiring the bridge- and the views on either side. This whole area is just one huge scenic vista- you can't take your eyes off the views.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is just a bridge, but then the Empire State Bldg. is just a building. This bridge has been featured in many commercials, TV shows, and movies. I wouldn't make the trip just to see the bridge, but if you are headed down Hiway 1 it is worth a stop. The best pictures are available from the turn-outs north of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great trip we had from Morro Bay to Carmel on Pacific Coast Highway. The view, the road itself are all amazing, with the highlight being the Bixby Bridge, Travelling North, you come around a corner, and hey presto, their she is, worth a stop off, but best pictures are from the canyon side, and not pacific side.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're driving down the Pacific Coast Highway, you need to stop and see this bridge. Drive carefully because traffic can be congested, especially on weekends. It really is a beautiful sight, especially for someone coming from the east coast where the coastline is so different.

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Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live in Pittsburgh which is the city of bridges so the Bixby bridge is just a bridge to me. The view is cool. I think Every car commercial is filmed on that bridge. But the engineering is more spectacular. Look at the pillars holding the thing up.

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