America's Scenic Byways

Route 1 - Big Sur Coast Highway

72 miles - 1.5 hours to drive or five hours to experience the byway

Travel the route that hugs the California coast, providing access to austere, windswept cypress trees, fog-shrouded cliffs and the crashing surf of the Pacific Ocean. Views include rugged canyons, towering redwoods, sea lions, and other marine life.