A quick drive north on PCH from Hearst Castle, Ragged Point provides breathtaking coastal wonders. Enjoy lunch at the Ragged Point Inn. Pack a picnic and experience the mesmerizing beauty of expansive million dollar ocean views. Known as the gateway to Big Sur, this much-photographed coastline is home to hiking trails dotted with babbling waterfalls, lush forest and spectacular vistas towering 400 feet above Pacific blue waters. Secluded beaches, churning surf and whale sightings make for a fantastic photo op.