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Gotta see it

Not far past Carmel just about 20 minutes south, this is a spectacular must see, giving you a whole... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Scenic Spot!

This Bixby Bridge is one of the most beautiful spots to stop at on the Pacific Coast Highway... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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This historical bridge is a popular subject for photographers.
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Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not far past Carmel just about 20 minutes south, this is a spectacular must see, giving you a whole appreciation of the landscape and beats the commercialization of Carmel streets!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Bixby Bridge is one of the most beautiful spots to stop at on the Pacific Coast Highway drive! I lived in SoCal & NorCal, so I've driven a lot on various sections of the PCH-1. Want to know a secret? I don't think you...More

1  Thank NYCaliKara
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we crossed the bridge, we realised this is a truly stunning view and even my partner said to me 'grab your camera'. It is something you have to take pictures or film if you love nature and unique sights. We crossed it both ways...More

1  Thank TERRAvelista
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had seen photos of this bridge months ago when I was planning our California trip and really wanted to see it for myself. The view from the bridge is stunning. When you think about how long ago this bridge was built it is so...More

Thank Terri C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vast, expansive and stunning, the views are endless. There is a great pullout so you can make the most of this phenomenal engineering feat.

1  Thank goughdj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I drove over the bridge multiple times and every time was an unforgettable experience. To see the ocean from such a vantage point is unprecedented. The sunrises to sunsets, the people all staring in wonder. I recommend stopping for just a glimpse and everything else...More

1  Thank 100chance
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The California coast on this drive was spectacular. Waves, cliffs, rocks, wind surfers - it had it all. The colors of the ocean were beautiful.

Thank Shirley M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning scenery. I'm so glad that our tour guide made it as far as Bixby Bridge. It was well worth hurrying some parts of our journey so that we made it to this spectacular place.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful drive on Hwy 1. Once there the bride is worth the drive. Drive safe once there, tourists can be all over the road

Thank Slumin1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to take the perfect vacation photo. Don't forget to take in the view on both sides of HIghway 1. This is a must see stop on the way to Big Sur and will be recognized as the scene in so many car ads....More

Thank SuzC
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Jessica R
8 August 2017|
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Response from lfabian47 | Reviewed this property |
Need to approach from the north, but it's not a very long drive from Carmel by the Sea and it's a pretty drive with lots of pull outs
Jessica B
18 May 2017|
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Response from Gul K | Reviewed this property |
You can always have a turn around. It's worth watching though
Barbara B
25 February 2017|
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Response from Ajay h | Reviewed this property |
just check the caltrain website for Highway 1 closure before you start.. based on the reports in local media, some portion will remain closed for few months because of damage to bridge.. so definitely you can not do... More