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Big Sur Guide
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The best camping spots near Big Sur, California.

Enjoy a vacation of untamed wilderness, roaring surf and fresh air in Big Sur.

Flying Pig B'n'B
Sabrina
Sabrina: My boyfriend and I stayed at the Flying Pig B'n'B for one night and had an amazing time! Kim was a...
Pfeiffer Big Sur Campground
Nate
Nate: We stayed at campsite 177 based on Sarah's recommendation and loved it. Right on the river, and within...
Spend the night on a bluff with ocean views or beside a stream, camping in Big Sur offers you the chance to explore untamed nature. Stretching between Carmel and San Simeon, this area is bordered by the Santa Lucia Mountains on the East and the Pacific Ocean on the west. Cabins and camping near Big Sur offer you a variety of locations from seaside bluffs to rich forest scenery. Read more...
Spend the night on a bluff with ocean views or beside a stream, camping in Big Sur offers you the chance to explore untamed nature. Stretching between Carmel and San Simeon, this area is bordered by the Santa Lucia Mountains on the East and the Pacific Ocean on the west. Cabins and camping near Big Sur offer you a variety of locations from seaside bluffs to rich forest scenery. While the area doesn't have many local residents, it's a popular destination for nature lovers so many camping options exist. Wake up next to majestic redwood trees and stunning mountain views. Just south of Carmel, Limekiln State Park provides year round camping spots among the redwoods with stunning views of the California coastline. At Ventana Campground, spend the nights in redwood canyon and along the banks of Post Creek. Dotted along the Route 1, private and public campgrounds make exploring this region fun and unique.
A Place to Camp
Paul
Paul: This was better than we could have ever guessed. I don;t want to spoil the surprise but it has...
The Cowboy Room
Karen
Karen: This was my first time staying at FlipJack Ranch and definitely will not be my last. Robin and David...
In 1944, Orson Welles and his wife, Rita Hayworth, bought a home in Big Sur, but the couple never spent a night there.
Mini Studio In The Ranch House
Matt
Matt: Betty is a great host and is very accommodating! The mini studio is a rustic get away with access to...
Glamping In The Redwoods
Erika
Erika: Nestled in the redwoods, Waldhaus is a gorgeous property with 4 tent cabins surrounding a main...
In the song, "Road Trippin," the Red Hot Chili Peppers mention surfing at Big Sur.
Camp Cruz Small Group Retreat
Audrey
Audrey: Camp Cruz is our first HipCamp experience, and it sets the bar high! The camp is super...
Kirk Creek Campground
Aja
Aja: Listen raccoons. You think you're gonna sneak up up on me? This is not my first time at the rodeo....
Many writers, including Jack Kerouac and Henry Miller, found inspiration from the rugged beauty in the Big Sur area.
Rusty Hill Farm Homestead
Steven
Steven: This place is absolutely amazing. Christine and David are amazing hosts and have created a truly...
Rustic Sunset Room in Converted Barn
Marianna
Marianna: View looks out at sunset over the valley. Wood burning stove. This is a rustic room with a walk to the...
Despite the crowds of people that you see on your visit, there are only around 2,000 permanent residents in the area.
Limekiln Campground
David
David: The area is beautiful. My review is specific to the camping context. Looking at the photos, the sites...
Julia Pfeiffer Burns Campground
Sasha
Sasha: Rather than parking in the JPB lot and schlepping your stuff, drive another 1/4 mile or so down Hwy. 1...
The 1862 Homestead Act offered 160 acres of free land to people who moved to Big Sur. It would be worth a fortune at today's prices.
The Cowgirl Room
Nick
Nick: So great! Had a very relaxing weekend here, the property is both bustling with (animal) activity and...
The Rustic Lavender Room
Marianna
Marianna: The rustic Lavender Room has a very comfortable queen bed, a desk, dresser, closet and two doors. As...
The Cowhand Room
Karmen
Karmen: We had a party of 7 that stayed at the Flipjack ranch this past weekend for a "bachelorette party" and...
Bar SZ - Cowboy Village #2
Rebekah
Rebekah: Welcome to our Annie Oakley cottage. The first 4 guests are included, each guest thereafter is...
Big Sur Mountain Retreat
Peggy
Peggy: Nestled on the edge of a redwood canyon, with a view of the ocean to the west and mountains to the...
Mossy Bench Camp
Anna
Anna: Easy to find, great campsite not far off the 1. Nestled in the redwoods, but close to the main house /...
Arroyo Seco Campground
Tim
Tim: Hike in two miles to find camping riverside. From there, proceed another mile or so up the canyon,...
Pinnacles Campground
Oshie
Oshie: Site 18 is secluded. Located at the end of the road, right by a closed gate. Few hundred feet beyond...