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There's nothing that transports us to our happy place quite like hopping in the car and hightailing it to Big Sur. A magical place where the ocean organically melds with the towering Redwoods? Yes, it's no wonder creative folks have been flocking here for decades.
Lucky for us, it's only a short drive from S.F., making it the perfect spot to kick back for the day, or a long weekend. So, we took a little trip to the coast to unearth the coolest spots in Big Sur. Every one of these suggestions warrants a memorable, super chill experience, so pack up and get on the road...with this guide in hand!
Photo: Courtesy of Big Sur Roadhouse/James Hall.