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NORTH Big Sur, CENTRAL Big Sur & SOUTHERN Big Sur; I break the scenic Big Sur Pacific Coast Highway 1 down into sections to make it easier for you to understand where the places to stay are and to make the lodging suggestions more usable for planning your vacation or road trip.

You can’t completely appreciate the Big Sur from your car just passing through it on the Pacific Coast Highway 1; you need to stop and get out and really it’s best if you select one of the best lodgings from these suggested and stay awhile, explore, experience, meet the people and let the ambiance soak in. Come and enjoy the Big Sur…

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Best Lodgings South Carmel and NORTHERN scenic Big Sur Pacific Coast Highway 1

to learn more about the best lodgings on the northern end of the scenic Big Sur California Pacific Coast Highway 1 click this picture of the north end lodging the Carmel River Inn by the Carmel River.
The quaint affordable cottages at the
Carmel River Inn; next to PCH 1.
The Northern most Big Sur lodgings are the ones I can report on with the most authority because they are the ones I most often patronize. These comfortable suggested motels, lodges, inns, and hotels make great endings to a Big Sur trek; they are also useful as base-camps for exploration and excursions to Carmel and the rest of the Monterey Bay Peninsula as well as the Big Sur Pacific Coast Highway 1 attractions to the south…

Best Lodgings North Big Sur California; click image to learn more about the best motels, hotels, inns, resorts and other lodgings north end of the scenic Big Sur Pacific Coast Highway 1.

Best Lodgings in the Redwood Forests and near the Big Sur River Valley,
Top Accomodations off the CENTRAL Big Sur Pacific Coast Highway 1.

to learn more about the best lodgings along the central section of the scenic Big Sur California Pacific Coast Highway 1 click this picture of the south end lodging of the sign by the Pacific Coast Highway 1 for the state park and the Big Sur Lodge.
Enjoy the Redwood Forests from the property of the Big Sur Lodge and Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park.
Along the Pacific Coast Highway 1 in what they call the Big Sur River Valley and just to the south lie the majority of the Big Sur lodgings among them the most famous and expensive adult oriented small resorts the Post Ranch Inn Resort and the Ventana Inn & Spa but along the River and in the Redwoods there are more modest and family oriented accommodations which are very attractive…

Best Lodgings Central Big Sur California; click image to learn more about the best motels, hotels, inns, resorts and other lodgings along the central part of the scenic Big Sur California Pacific Coast Highway 1.

Best Lodgings at the SOUTH end of the scenic Pacific Coast Highway 1

to learn more about the best lodgings on the southern end of the scenic Big Sur California Pacific Coast Highway 1 click this picture of the south end lodging the Best Western Cavalier Oceanfront Resort;
Beach-front motel rooms at the Cavalier
These southern end Big Sur lodgings provide great places to begin or end your Big Sur Pacific Coast road trip; they also can provide excellent base camps if you want to explore northern San Luis Obispo County or tour Hearst Castle and see the sights around San Simeon, Cambria, or Cayucos California; nice also if you want to include gift shopping, fine dining, or wine tasting in your vacation plans. By Big Sur standards they are all moderately priced and one even offers a beach for a playground.

Best Lodgings Southern Big Sur California; click image of the Cavalier to learn more about the best motels, hotels, inns, resorts and other lodgings south end of the scenic Big Sur Pacific Coast Highway 1.
 
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