3 days in Big Sur Itinerary

3 days in Big Sur Itinerary

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A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Explore Big Sur's surroundings by going to Pacific Grove (Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard & Asilomar State Beach) and Elephant Seal Rookery (in San Simeon). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, stroll through Pfeiffer State Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, and immerse yourself in nature at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Big Sur trip itinerary builder.

Expect a daytime high around 68°F in July, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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Pacific Grove, Elephant Seal Rookery
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Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
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