You don't need to know everything about the place to have an awesome time in Big Sur, but you will need to have an idea about a few basic things before you jet off.
To help you get your bearings, Big Sur lies 90 miles (145 kilometers) south of the notable city of San Jose.
At the most recent count, the population of this part of California was 1,000.
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With an absence of places to stay in the heart of Big Sur, it's fortunate that Silver Peak Wilderness is just around the corner! Only 18 miles (29 kilometers) away, it offers the Ragged Point Inn and Resort. But don't waste too much time, as it's the only listed property in the area.
When you're arranging your upcoming Big Sur trip, keep in mind that the nearest terminal, Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY), is approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) northwest of the main streets. Book your flights, pack your bags and prepare to create unforgettable memories!
Book a rental car via Travelocity and experience Big Sur at your own pace.
Get a glimpse into a more secluded way of life at New Camaldoli Hermitage, a Christian monastery in this region.
But the excitement doesn't have to end there.
Try to find some wildlife, hone your photography skills and amble through nature at Limekiln State Park.
Once you've spent some time exploring the best of Big Sur, iconic attractions are on offer just a stone's throw from here! Hearst Castle lures tourists from every corner of the globe. San Simeon, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Big Sur, is a handy base when stopping by this unforgettable attraction.
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