Big Sur, California is one of the world’s most unforgettable stretches of coastline—and for good reason. The scenery is unmatched, and an eclectic vibe flows through the area and permeates Big Sur hotels, shops and restaurants. A table with a view isn’t hard to come by, nor is a sense of well-being. Cliffs, rocks, redwoods and bubbly surf create an epic backdrop for recreation, romance and exploration. A trip to Big Sur is an escape from reality, and an opportunity to unplug and connect with nature. Continue reading to plan the perfect trip.
For once-in-a-lifetime, rugged views of the Pacific, you can’t go wrong with Big Sur. Situated about a 2.5 hour drive from San Francisco, for such a remote destination it’s packed full of unique accommodations, from charming log cabins to luxury 5-stars like the Post Ranch Inn. Check out Nepenthe for amazing views while dining overlooking the Pacific.