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Great photo opportunity.

If you are driving along the Pacific Coast Highway, I would recommended you take a moment to stop... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Justin H
Great photo op

Beautiful photo op. Saw bridge on tv. There really is not much more to say as it is a bridge over... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fastmary
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Shelter Island, New York
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This historical bridge is a popular subject for photographers.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are driving along the Pacific Coast Highway, I would recommended you take a moment to stop and take a photo with one of the most photographed photos in the area. If possible, aim to be there for sunrise or early morning as it...More

Thank Justin H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful photo op. Saw bridge on tv. There really is not much more to say as it is a bridge over the beautiful Pacific ocean.

Thank Fastmary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very beautiful bridge along the Pacific Coast Highway. It is about 20 minutes drive from Carmel. There are some parking spots before the bridge, if you are coming from Carmel. The bridge is next to the coast and the Pacific Ocean. The...More

Thank Phi S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This bridge is the most photographed one along the Big Sur Coast. It's also one of the easiest to photograph because of the pull offs north of it where the land juts out a bit making it a natural to photograph.

Thank Marlin M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm no engineer, just a lover of beautiful sights / landscapes and Big Sur is one of these. The coastline, the bridge, everything here is wonderful. Unfortunately, because of this winter and spring's landslides most of the highway is closed to traffic. Still, if you're...More

1  Thank FÁTIMA G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Bixby Creek bridge is a wonderful, curving piece of architecture and it's set on one of the most beautiful coastlines on the planet. It's worth stopping for a photo, but it really isn't much of an attraction. Watch for cars...the road can get busy.

1  Thank Dollyamas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Bixby Bridge has long been an icon on the Pacific Coast Highway, a marvelous piece of engineering. The designer picked a graceful design to complement the beautiful location. Those who think it's "just a bridge" don't properly appreciate all that went into building this...More

Thank Cali4niahiker
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Bixby bridge is on highway 1 in the Big Sur area of California. It is an older bridge that is quite attractive. With the Pacific Ocean and beach it is a nice place to stop, enjoy the view, take photos and relax.

2  Thank Happyvacationer49
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

An iconic vista. You can stop on the north side of the bridge as you drive along Route 1. Beware of the crowds.

Thank Helena L
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Hey its a bridge. Wow, big deal- must be all of 80 years old. You would think by the number of cars parked that this was something fantastic. We stopped for a gander and thought, well not much actually. It is a concrete bridge. You...More

1  Thank Hepatacyte
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Jessica R
9 August 2017|
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Response from lfabian47 | Reviewed this property |
Need to approach from the north, but it's not a very long drive from Carmel by the Sea and it's a pretty drive with lots of pull outs
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Jessica B
19 May 2017|
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Response from Gul K | Reviewed this property |
You can always have a turn around. It's worth watching though
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Barbara B
26 February 2017|
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Response from Ajay h | Reviewed this property |
just check the caltrain website for Highway 1 closure before you start.. based on the reports in local media, some portion will remain closed for few months because of damage to bridge.. so definitely you can not do... More
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