Come to romantic Big Sur and enjoy its oceanfront, hiking and beaches.
Hiking, Nature and Sea
Hike, camp or picnic among the redwood trees, waterfalls and dramatic coastal cliffs that have inspired artists, poets and writers for the past century.
Walk to this pretty waterfall, stand at viewpoints with superb coastal views and spot varied wildlife in Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.
Spot sea life and admire the breathtaking coastal scenery of the Big Sur region from the top of this 19th-century lighthouse.
Follow a winding trail through a scenic canyon to a remote bay, which served as a loading harbor for tanbark in the late 1800s.
Perched on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, you’ll find a spectacular window into life both above and below the waves.
Take a whale tour, admire the ocean views from seafood restaurants and browse the souvenirs for sale in this thriving marina.
Look for whales as they spend time in the waters of the Pacific Ocean off of California on this half-day whale watching cruise from Monterey.
Cruise along California's spectacular coastline on a relaxing day trip from San Francisco. You'll follow Highway 1 to the beautiful Monterey Peninsula and visit Steinbeck's Cannery Row. Finish your day with a stop at the coastal town of Carmel-by-the-Sea before returning to San Francisco.
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The experiences you’ll have on tour from San Francisco to Monterey, Pebble Beach and Carmel-by-the-Sea are extraordinary – starting with the Pacific coastline that you’ll trace on the drive south to Monterey.
Sea Goddess Whale Watching promises a once-in-a-lifetime whale watching experience. Our whale watching tours depart from Moss Landing, right at the mouth of the Monterey Bay Canyon, one of the largest underwater canyons in the world! This nutrient-rich zone attracts all types of marine life, making Moss Landing the best place for whale watching tours in the entire Monterey Bay.
Meet at the Sunset Cultural Center in Carmel to begin your 3-hour walking tour of this lovely coastal town, an artist’s colony that is a foodie’s delight. With your small group, learn about Carmel’s history and architecture as you follow your knowledgeable guide through hidden passageways and tiny plazas even many locals don’t know about.