Big Sur California

Big Sur Pfeiffer Beach

Th name Big Sur was derived from El Sur Grande ( The Big South ) which describes the unexplored, untouched, and  ragged wilderness located In the  coast south of Monterey.   It is located right on the PCH or Highway rt 1.  We have driven the PCH 3x already within the last 3 years and we have passed by the area so much but we never stopped by.  We had a week off from work last month and we decided to camp our way up to Oregon and Big Sur was our first stop.  Usually it gets pretty busy around summertime but when we were there in March it was pretty packed.  We wanted to stay at Pfeiffer State Park but that was sold out. 180 campsites were fully booked but we were lucky to find a campground that had a couple sites open.  I wanted to share some photos that my hubby took of our trip. The beach was stunning and the best part was the purple sand.

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