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Bixby Bridge, Big Sur

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Must see · Bridge · Tourist Spot
Stop to take in the views of the ocean and the canyon's steep and crumbling walls at Bixby Bridge, one the most iconic and photographed spots on California's West Coast. Completed in 1932, the bridge spans 110 m (360 ft) over the Bixby Creek canyon, soaring 79 m (260 ft) over its bottom. This "Rainbow Bridge" is part of a scenic route. The elegant concrete arch is featured on a postage stamp and postcards, as well as in many commercials, TV series, and movies. With our online itinerary creator, Big Sur attractions like Bixby Bridge can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Beautiful drive up the coast of California. The bridge is beautiful against the backdrop. A nice day drive with lots to see and places to stop to eat.  more »
  • Visited several time but I’m still impress with the scenery, and the people that built the bridge. It’s an amazing construction along the highway 1 coastline.  more »

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