- TripBuzz found 97 things to do with kids in or near Big Sur, California, including 73 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Monterey, Carmel, Seaside and Pacific Grove.
- From Pfeiffer Big State Beach to Pfeiffer Beach, the Big Sur area offers 70 different types of family activities, including: National & State Parks, Hiking Trails, Beaches and Camping Site.
- Big Sur is lies along the Pacific Ocean with 90 miles of coastline and extends about 20 miles inland to encompass much of the Santa Lucia Mountains. Visitors come for the different activities, sparsely populated area, and unbeatable views, but they stay for the peaceful way of life that many authors and artists have recognized over the years.
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50% 2 votes
Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 MoreLess Info
A half-acre park, Jewell Park is a well-groomed city park that features a gazebo and small house that can be rented for weddings and other functions. The park also features picnic areas.
98% 772 votes
800 Asilomar Boulevard, South of Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 MoreLess Info
When translated, Asilomar State Beach means 'a refuge by the sea,' which describes the surrounding rocky coastline and forest views. This area offers more than 105 secluded acres of sand dunes and forests that serves as a home for more than 25 plant species.
93% 396 votes
Ocean View Boulevard and 17th Street, Pacific Grove, CA MoreLess Info
Often a place for weddings and other romantic outings, Lovers Point is a grassy park with stunning views of the coastline. There is also a small, cove-like beach used for swimming and surfing.
67% 3 votes
141-199 Caledonia Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 MoreLess Info
A 1.69-acre community park, Caledonia Park features a basketball court and a grass baseball field that can be used for recreational activities. The park offers shaded areas, an ADA-compliant playground, picnic tables and restroom facilities.
91% 35 votes
Toro County Park
501 Monterey-Salinas Highway 68, Salinas, CA 93908 MoreLess Info
Open since 1971, Toro County Park has remained a haven for locals and tourists. The park is a prime location for spotting local wildlife such as birds, coyotes, mountain lion and deer, and features a horseshoe pit, volleyball, softball and over 20 miles of hiking trail.
99% 426 votes
Pacific Grove Oceanview Blvd., Pacific Grove, CA MoreLess Info
The Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard is a walking area that takes guests down the beautiful coastline. In addition, guests will have the opportunity to stroll past an array of flourishing wildflowers.
Situated on 4,756 acres, Toro Park features over 20 miles of trails suitable for hiking, biking and horseback riding. The park offers sports facilities, picnic areas, a children's playground, access to wildlife and views of Monterey Bay.
84% 334 votes
Ridge Road, one block west of the intersection of Lighthouse Avenue and 17 Mile Drive, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 MoreLess Info
Thousands of monarch butterflies make their home in the natural landscape of the Monarch Grove Sanctuary. Educated volunteers are always present to provide information and answer questions in regard to these butterflies.
90% 10 votes
Portola Dr & Reservation Road, Salinas, CA 93908 MoreLess Info
Once a military installation, Ford Ord is now a national monument surrounded by the Fort Ord Public Lands. The Public Lands are thousands of acres of protected, undeveloped land, home to many rare plant and animal species.
90% 249 votes
Asilomar Avenue, Between Ocean View Boulevard and Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 MoreLess Info
Set on the rocky coast of the Monterey Peninsula, the Point Pinos Lighthouse is the oldest operating lighthouse on the west coast. Knowledge guides are eager to educate visitors on the landmark's history.