This area has a population of less than 1,000 full-time residents, most of which are artists, authors and descendants of the original Homestead families. This intimate community adds to the idyllic atmosphere established by the Big Sur landscape, creating a feeling of being in a world apart. In Big Sur, you are sure to be inspired by the creative energy and natural wonder of your surroundings.
THE LOCAL ATTRACTIONS
With over 300 miles of trails throughout the area, there is plenty to explore in Big Sur and tons of wildlife to spot. You can map out a trail to explore the Ventana Wilderness, or walk the trails at Andrew Molera State Park or enjoy the remote Pfeiffer Beach.
THE NEIGHBORHOOD FAVORITES
There is truly a sight to be seen in Big Sur in the spring. The hills bloom with gorgeous poppies and lupine, making the area even more picturesque. For dinner with a view you can enjoy a meal at Nepenthe, or relax and enjoy fine dining at The Big Sur Bakery, one of the most popular spots with locals and passersby.