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Monterey Bay Big Sur Helicopter Tour
"Board the helicopter at Monterey Regional Airport and slip on your headphones to hear the live onboard narration from your professional pilot who customizes your tour and offers informative commentary throughout your 60-minute flight.Your pilot takes you along an exciting 23-mile (37-km) route down California’s central coastline all the way to Big Sur. Snap photos of the expansive vist including the mountains of the Southern Coast Ranges and admire views of Carmel and Big Sur’s Santa Lucia Mountains that rise dramatically from the blue ocean. Look for whales and other marine mammals as you soak up the spectacular landscape below including the Bixby Creek Bridge possibly the most photographed bridge on the entire Pacific Coast Highway."
From $475.00
Monterey & Carmel Explorer Tour
"The Monterey & Carmel Explorer Tour will take you along California's Pacific Coast on your way to historic Monterey & picturesque Carmel-by-the-Sea along with a drive through Pacific Grove in between. Monterey Bay has great geologic and b which borders 276 miles of California’s spectacular coastline. Monterey Bay was the site of the first Europeans to visit the land that became California. Several waves of industrial scale whaling and fishing exploited the bounty of the huge undersea tren California Highway 1 (fog permitting). After an optional stop in Santa Cruz a rest break and optional photo stops along the way you will set foot on Monterey’s famous Cannery Row for a chance to stroll among the shops and grab a fresh seafood lunch. If you bring your own lunch you might be able to squeeze in a short trip to the world famous Monterey Aquarium (admission not included). After lunch
From $140.00
Monterey And Carmel-by-the-Sea Day Private Tour from San Francisco
"Escape the big city for a trip along the beautiful Monterey Peninsula via the Pacific Coast Highway. Enjoy stunning seascape views the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium and Steinbeck's Cannery Row as you cruise the famous 17-Mile Drive heading to the coastal town of Carmel-by-the-Sea.Stop at historic Cannery Row—John Steinbeck’s novel of the same name takes place on this street during the Great Depression—for a 000 strange and colorful underwater creatures from playful sea otters and turtles to powerful sharks and the rare and massive ocean sunfish.Cruise along the scenic and celebrated 17-Mile Drive home to the world-renowned Pebble Beach Golf Course. Admire the Lone Cypress—this postcard-worthy tree stands on a rugged granite outpost amid the waves—and scope out the area’s magnificent mansions with their sweeping coastal views. Stop along the way t head to enchanting Carmel-by-the-Sea
From $1,100.00

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Various Shops

Several shops catering to tourists are located along Highway One. In addition to the usual tourist trinkets, you will find some nice artwork and a few items left over from the era when the town was...
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Mar 30, 2008

Spirit Gardens

Spirit Gardens, right off Highway 101, has some absolutly wonderful arts and crafts with a hinduism, very spiritual theme to them. The vibe is very peaceful and casual. Stroll a garden path and check...
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Oct 11, 2006

Phoenix Shop

Thsi shop has it need a week to check it all out!! Clothing boutique, bookstore, crafts, art, furnishings...the most unique store on the planet A Kaffe Fassett sweater for 3 grand...a...
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Apr 06, 2005

Heart Beat or The Phoenix

Heart Beat offers everything from,Jewlery to mucial instuments,books,music,clothes,and if you go to The Phoenix,step out onto the back Patio,for a surreal experience,the many wind chines,swaying to...
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Feb 16, 2005
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Highway 1, PO Box 219, Big Sur, California, 93920, United States
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Top Things to Do in Big Sur

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McWay Falls

The highlight of the state park is McWay falls. To enter and park there is a self pay honor system of $10.00. As I heard many people say while walking around this is a huge waste of money because...
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State Parks

Right in the middle area of Big Sur, on Highway 1, is the turnoff to a nice state park called Pfeiifer. There are plenty of hiking trails. This is not a coastal park, Pfeiifer is all about the...
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Hearst Castle

Hearst Castle’s history begins in 1865, when George Hearst purchased 40,000 acres of ranch land. In 1919, William Randolph Hearst inherited what had grown to more than 250,000 acres, and was dreaming...
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Walking along the bluffs is a great way to enjoy Big Sur and perhaps you find no better views but taking the extra time to get down onto a secluded beach is another fine reward. The paths down are...
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Pacific Coast Highway

We rented a car in Los Angeles and enjoyed driving along this twisting, cliff-hanging route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. Designated an...
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Flora / Fauna

Elephant seals are not something you see every day unless of course, you're on the California coast where their numbers are increasing. This in no way diminishes the feeling of seeing one or an entire...
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"Big Sur: A Rare Gift"
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"Big Sur, One of My Favorite Places"
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"It's the Journey, Not the Destination"
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