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California Big Sur PCH Route-1 (Pismo Beach to Monterey) GPS Self Guided Drive

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Welcome to Big Sur! This stunning drive in California is the most scenic stretch of the famous Pacific Coast Highway (Highway 1) road trip. Get ready to turn your phone into your personal tour guide. Our GPS-enabled app offers a fully-guided experience - just like a local giving you a personalized, fully-guided tour.

Start at Morro Bay/Pismo Beach/San Louis Obispo and end at Monterey/Carmel. You'll see Carmel cottages, famous Bixby Bridge, McWay Falls, and the amazing Elephant Seal Vista Point.
After you book the tour, we will email you the APP and the TOUR PASSWORD.
FULLY-AUTOMATIC & OFFLINE: Each point of interest along the tour has a narrated story, narrated directions, and helpful images. As you walk along the path and approach a pin, it’s story will automatically pop up and start playing.
We recommend that you download the app & the tour while you have a good internet connection.

About This Deal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Morro Rock, Morro Bay, CA 93442

Spectacular 600 feet rock.

Stop At: Cayucos Pier, Ocean Avenue, Cayucos, CA

Old West style town

Stop At: Nitt Witt Ridge, 881 Hillcrest Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-2801

Download the tour to know what inspired the owner to build this house.

Stop At: Moonstone Beach, Cambria, CA 93452

Scenic beach on your drive.

Stop At: 750 Hearst Castle Road, San Simeon, CA 93452-9740

A Citizen Kane character commissioned this house.

Stop At: Piedras Blancas Light Station, 15950 Cabrillo Hwy, Cambria, CA 93452

Headless light house

Stop At: Ragged Point, 19019 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93452-9751

A scenic point on the route.

Stop At: Jade Cove, Highway 1, San Simeon, CA 93920

Why the name jade Cove? Find out in the tour.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Limekiln State Park, Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920

Park served as a lime extraction site for Rockland Lime and Lumber Company.

Stop At: Big Creek Cove Vista Point, 59601-59627 Cabrillo Hwy,, Big Sur, CA 93920

Scenic view of the California coastline.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Big Creek Bridge, Hwy 1, Big Sur, CA 93920

Bridge over the big creek

Stop At: McWay Falls, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, Big Sur, CA 93920

Beautiful views of the waterfall.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Partington Cove, Big Sur, CA

Did liquor smugglers use this cove? Find it yourself.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Seal Beach Scenic Overlook, 49654-49938 Cabrillo Hwy, Big Sur, CA 93920

Treeless beach view

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Grimes Point Scenic Overlook, 49654-49938 Cabrillo Hwy, Big Sur, CA 93920

Scenic point for a little relaxation.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Pfeiffer Beach, Sycamore Canyon Road, Big Sur, CA 93920

Beach with purple sands.

Stop At: Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, Pfeiffer Big Sur Rd, Big Sur, CA 93920

One of the most remote and beautiful places in the world

Stop At: Andrew Molera State Park, Cabrillo Hwy, Big Sur, CA 93920

This park was owned by Molera family for 99 years.

Stop At: Point Sur State Historic Park, Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93940

Point Sur is known to be a site of shipwrecks

Stop At: Bixby Bridge, Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920

Finished in 1932, this bridge is one of the tallest single-span concrete bridges in the world.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Garrapata State Park, Highway 1, 6.7 miles south of Rio Road Highway 1, 6.7 miles south of Rio Road in Carmel, Carmel, CA 93923

You can get down here and go for a hike and treks if you want.

Stop At: Pacific Coast Highway, 147161, CA

The beautiful highway along California coastline

Stop At: Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, 62 CA-1, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923, USA

Natural Reserve with diverse wildlife.

Stop At: The House of Hansel & Gretel, between 5th and 6th Ave. east side of Torres St., Carmel, CA

The whimsical little green and white house with a prominent chimney.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: 17-Mile Drive, Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove, Monterey, CA 93953

17-Mile Drive is a scenic road through Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove on the Monterey Peninsula in California

If you have made the booking, Please follow the steps below to get your tour

STEP1: Download our app from
STEP2: The password(s) is your FULL NAME, exactly as displayed on the ticket ( capital and spaces need to match that on the ticket) .
For password issues, please contact us from

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Live GPS map, Professional audio, Written text, and helpful images.
  • App for iPhone and Android along with the password.
  • Password will be sent via email and/or SMS. Please check the email from Tripadvisor after booking.
  • You should receive the password within 30 minutes. Contact us if you don’t.

  • Food, drinks, transport, parking, tickets to paid attractions.
  • Entry/Admission - Big Creek Cove Vista Point
  • Entry/Admission - Partington Cove
  • Entry/Admission - Grimes Point Scenic Overlook

Departure Point
Pismo Beach, CA, USA

Departure Time
5/2/2019 - 3/16/2021
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

5 to 6 hours

Return Details
1299 Del Monte Blvd, Monterey, CA 93940, USA

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