Route 1 - Big Sur Coast Highway

All-American RoadCalifornia
Length 72.0 mi / 115.9 km
Time to Allow 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.

Local Information

Big Sur Chamber of Commerce