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Day Trips

When you stay at Big Sur Lodge, there’s so much to see and do in every direction.

To the North:

Andrew Molera State Park – 5 miles north

Scenic Horseback Riding with Molera Horseback Tours – 6 miles north

A Picnic and Walk at Point Lobos State Reserve – 25 miles north

Monterey Bay Aquarium at Cannery Row – 33 miles north
Purchase Aquarium tickets at our front desk. Get a two-day pass for the price of one-day pass.

Golfing on the Monterey Peninsula – 38 miles north depending upon the golf course you choose.

Wine tasting in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea – 28 miles north
At our front desk, you can purchase a Wine Walk Passport in advance of your visit giving you entry and access to nine wine tasting rooms in Carmel.

Shopping in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea, the Carmel Crossroads Shopping Village and the Carmel Barnyard Shopping Center – 28 miles north

Walk along Monterey Fisherman’s Wharf – 33 miles north

Walk, run, or bike ride along the Monterey Recreational Trail that extends from Monterey through Pacific Grove to Asilomar – 33 miles north

Drive through the Seventeen Mile Drive in Pebble Beach – 30 miles north

To the South:

Henry Miller Memorial Library – 3 miles south

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park – 11 miles south

Limekiln State Park – 29 miles south

Picnic at Sand Dollar Beach in San Simeon – 33 miles south

Jade Cove – 36 miles south

Hearst Castle in San Simeon – 65 miles south