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Hearst Castle

A September 2000 trip to San Simeon by Pankesh

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Hearst Castle

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@ Big Sur along Highway 1 Photo, San Simeon, California
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If you're coming from San Francisco, the drive to Hearst Castle will take you along Big Sur. It's one of the most awesome & beautiful coasts I've ever seen... and once you see it, you'll agree. There are couple of nice beaches and lookout points on the way. Also, there is a beautiful restaurant along the way by the cliff where you can stop for lunch. Also, plan to see the sunset when returning...it's breath-taking. Quick Tips: The best things is to start early & check the weather. The drive takes you along Big Sur where the roads are steep and full of hard curves, so don't venture if its raining. Also, you'll need to book tickets for the Hearst Castle tour in advance. And if, like me, ...Read More

Big Sur Ragged Point Inn

Attraction | "Big Sur"

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Big Sur is a amazing strech of steep, treacherous coastline 30 miles south of Monterey and midway between San Francisco & Los Angeles. It's an enchanting union of Land & Sea, of Fog and trees and one of the very few places where the Red Wood forest ends in the Pacific. There are some amazingly beautiful beaches, breath-taking landscapes and, above all, an excellent driving experience.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on September 10, 2000

Big Sur Ragged Point Inn
19019 Highway 1
San Simeon, California 93452
(805) 927-4502

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Pankesh

Pankesh
Santa Clara, California