- Our list of the best things to do in Big Sur, California, features the top 145 nearby activities — including 69 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Big Sur, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Food & Drink, Museums & Galleries, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 28 things to do within the city of Big Sur, CA , followed by 119 popular activities in nearby cities, including Monterey, Carmel, Seaside, Pacific Grove and Salinas
Recognized and recommended by National Geographic, Big Sur Tours & More is a chartered tour company that specializes in small-group excursions. All tours feature custom itineraries and feature knowledgeable, experienced and personable guides. Overnight tours are available.
Lighthouse enthusiasts flock to Point Sur State Historic Park in Big Sur, California, which features a large refurbished lighthouse. Tours are available, including moonlit excursions and day trips. Children under age 5 are free, and those aged 6-17 receive a discounted rate.
McWay Falls drops 84 feet from the highest point on the cliff onto the beach. While the beach itself is inaccessible, the falls can be visited all year long, since it is fed by underground rivers. Trails lead to an old stone house.
Divided in 2, a beach side and a mountainous side, Limekiln State in Big Sur, California is a camping and hiking area. Either you decide to book a campsite by the beach or on the mountain side, all of the 29 sites have fire rings and camping tables.