- 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
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Smallsea: A Metropolis in Miniature is a dollhouse collection of Diane and Howard Birnberg who built the structures and collected all miniatures and dolls. Artists and dealers from all over the world have helped in making this miniature city come to life.
Located at the southern most tip of Point Lobos State Park, China Cove and Gibson Beach are must visit attractions on any visit to Central California. Hike along the scenic pathways and take in the serenity of the landscape filled with forest and sparkling green waters.
The Sunset Cultural Center is considered to be the premier arts facility for the Monterey Peninsula. Musical concerts are frequently held as are ballet performances, theatrical plays, and musical theater shows.