Point Sur Lighthouse Tour in Big Sur

Ever since the first time I drove Highway 1 along the Big Sur coast, I have been intrigued by the small lighthouse on the hill that you see as you head north. The lighthouse is only accessible via a guided tour on the weekends though so it wasn’t until recently when I was finally in […]

Garrapata State Park Rocky Ridge Trail in Big Sur

Garrapata State Park is technically part of Big Sur, even though it is located more on the Monterey coastline than on the Big Sur coastline. This state park has some amazing trails to beautiful beaches and views, but it is not well marked so you have to know what you are looking for or you […]

Andrew Molera State Park Beach Trail in Big Sur

Andrew Molera State Park is one of the first parks you will see when heading south into Big Sur from Monterey. While it does not have a lot of the stark coastline beauty that some of the other parks have, it is still a great place to get out and do a short hike to […]

Nepenthe Restaurant in Big Sur: Best Cafe View on the Central Coast

Nepenthe is a fantastic restaurant located along the Big Sur coastline, and the staggering views and great food have been making it a staple of Highway 1 travel for decades. I finally got a chance to visit it a little while back, and I can say that it easily lives up to the hype with […]

What to do in Big Sur: Watefalls, Hiking, Beaches & Parks

Without a doubt, Big Sur is one of my favorite places in California. I recommend it all of the time, and if you want to see just a little of the beauty California has to offer, then you must drive the windy road that makes up Highway 1 through Big Sur. There are so many […]

Pfeiffer Falls & Valley View Trail: Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park

As with anything in Big Sur, Pfeiffer State Park is crazy beautiful. It is nestled in the non coastal side of Big Sur, right when you leave the beaches on Highway 1 for the roll green forest, all before returning to the beach near Bixby Bridge. As with any state park there is camping and hiking […]

Limekiln State Park and Limekiln Falls in Big Sur

I am continually shocked by how amazing the Big Sur coastline of California is. Every time I visit, I stumble on something new that takes my breath away such as Partington Cove, and while Limekiln State Park is certainly not a hidden place, it is still not given the recognition it deserves. On my most […]

Bixby Creek Bridge: Photos and History of this Iconic Bridge

As a photographer, there are certain things I love shooting, and one of them are bridges. The style and the construction of these massively elevated roads hold a special place in my artistic heart, and near the top of my favorite bridges is the iconic Bixby Creek Bridge in the northern part of Big Sur. […]

Partington Cove: A Beautiful Hike in Big Sur

Partington Cove is just another unmarked turn off on the beautiful Big Sur coastline that has something awesome to see. There is a gate and small dirt turn out, but if you don’t know what you were looking for you would quickly pass right by it. Doing that would be a mistake though as this short, […]

Ewoldsen Trail: Hiking in the Redwoods of Big Sur

If you didn’t know, I am a huge fan of Big Sur. If I could pick two places to live out my days in California, I would have to say it would be Big Sur and Yosemite; both are as good as California gets. There is just so much beauty in the small stretch of […]