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Bixby Bridge, Big Sur

4.6
Stop to take in the views of the ocean and the canyon's steep and crumbling walls at Bixby Bridge, one the most iconic and photographed spots on California's West Coast. Completed in 1932, the bridge spans 110 m (360 ft) over the Bixby Creek canyon, soaring 79 m (260 ft) over its bottom. This "Rainbow Bridge" is part of a scenic route. The elegant concrete arch is featured on a postage stamp and postcards, as well as in many commercials, TV series, and movies. With our online itinerary creator, Big Sur attractions like Bixby Bridge can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Stopped here on our way down to Big Sur and was just as amazing as photos we have seen. Such an amazing piece of history and breathtaking views.  more »
  • Living on the east coast this area and bridge have been on my bucket list for years. When I got there it was so foggy that I parked at the bridge area and couldn't even tell there was a bridge...  more »

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