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Bixby Bridge

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Address: Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920

This historical bridge is a popular subject for photographers.

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This was the highlight of the trip. As simple as it may be a sunset in this place can take your breath away. My wife and I drove down from Carmel, CA after a wine tasting at... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was the highlight of the trip. As simple as it may be a sunset in this place can take your breath away. My wife and I drove down from Carmel, CA after a wine tasting at Talbot to catch the sunset at Bixby Bridge. This is something I have wanted to do for a long time now. It is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We drove from San Francisco to LA on the PCH in May 2016 and crossed Big Sur and the Bixby Bridge. Amazing vistas, scenic drive but very, very few places to eat at one point. We ended up stopping at a road side hotel that had a restaurant. Memories and stories to tell! I held on to the door handle... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was really looking forward to going over Bixby Bridge as part of our road trip on Pacific Coast Highway and it was well worth the wait. Unfortunately we were running late so couldn't stop and take pictures looking back after crossing the bridge, but would recommend that you do.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot drive along this road without stopping for a photo opportunity and this is a great spot for one.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's worth pulling over for a photo. Don't forget about the view behind the bridge depending on the time of day offers a great view and lighting for a pic.

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Lodz, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Legendary place with a lot of cinematic memories with this place. Few spots for great cliff-shots but remember to be careful on the edge!

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely a stop everyone needs to make. The views are fabulous and it is a great photo spot.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst driving down The Pacific Coastal highway this is a place you must spend sometime. Many would say its only a bridge but what a bridge thats has been photographed millions of times and has guest starred in many a film or tv series. There is limited stopping places north of it and these get filled up quickly by passing... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hwy 1 is just a breathtaking drive. I'm so pleased I've had the opportunity to travel here and do this. Bixby bridge is so lovely and fits perfectly within its surroundings. Unfortunately for us, we could not pull over and enjoy it to its fullest. There had been major fires in the area and a lot of the pull over... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pacific Coast Highway - and Big Sur specifically - is a national gem that allows each travel to take in the experience at his/her own pace. Motorcycles, convertibles, sedans, bicycles...this is the place to drink it in. Bixby Bridge is a wonderfully photogenic spot that captures the quintessential rugged California coast. There are no amenities nearby, only you, the... More 

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