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Bixby Bridge

Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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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 4 days ago

We couldn't resist stopping to snap a few photos of this famous bridge. Ok, maybe not as famous as Golden Gate... or Brooklyn Bridge... or Tower Bridge, but still. It's a cool landmark with limited parking on both sides. Windy and cold when we were...More

Thank Shauna M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We managed to drive down from Carmel to see part of highway 1 and this was without doubt the highlight. Well worth the visit. When we went it was very windy and cold but that didn't deter ourselves. It's only about 30 minutes drive from...More

1  Thank Ianbb9
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must stop place on the PCH to take few pictures and enjoy the views. It was very windy. A great spot.

Thank Iren L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A breathtaking view of the Pacific below and the drive to the Big Sur, the bridge itself is an engineering wonder attracting thousands of tourists daily

1  Thank bipsav
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a must see :) I'm a professional photographer, so I got pretty excited about this one (awesome composition points). It's also just nice to see by driving over too. Parking is limited (and a little scary off the side of a road) and this...More

1  Thank SummerLove11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful and stunning. Our guide stopped us at a lovely spot before the bridge for photos and for us to experience the strong winds along Highway 1.

Thank to_calvary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved walking around and getting pictures of the bridge. It was a beautiful sunny day when we were here in late April. Worth the drive down from Monterey!

Thank Carrie Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After 17 miles drive, we continued our Journey along scenic route 1. It is gorgeous view of bridge, mountain, ocean.... We stopped twice here. (Have to drive back to Monterey in order to go to Cambria)

Thank Fei L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's only a 45 minute drive from Monterey, it's free and it's far more breathtaking than the 17 mile drive. You have to see this view. Incredible!

Thank modernlizbennet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The graceful architecture of the bridge is an attraction itself. The coastal view is equally amazing.

Thank alcor1922
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Jessica B
We planned a trip to CA to drive the PCH from San Francisco to LA next month. With the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge closed until potentially September, we were planning to drive inland from Carmel to San Luis Obispo. I would love to see this bridge though! My question is: how easy it is to turn around if we were to drive down from Carmel, see the bridge, and then go back north to take hwy 101? Thanks, in advance, for the help!
19 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
Was highway 1 open from Monterey to this area?
26 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
Can I fly my drone and take some aerial photos or videos here ? Any restrictions for flying a drone ?
24 January 2017|
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Response from Gul K | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest asking law enforcing agency though.