more about: Big Sur

A nest for humans in Big Sur

Birds are big in the West, as evidenced by the rise in pet sitters who specialize in chickens, ornithological references on Portlandia, and chicken coops with more style than my apartment. There are even nests for humans, like this one at Treebones Resort in Big Sur — though I’m not sure if it makes me want to call up a few […]

A vintage hotel with wheels in Big Sur

It’s pretty fair to say Airstreamania is in full swing. It’s got all the big checks: small space, retro lines, gleaming exterior that catches the hazy low Western sunlight just so and reflects landscapes backatcha, like a movie. It’s camping but better. Our latest find is this 22-foot vintage beaut stationed in Big Sur for renting (From $195/night).

Dream hotel on California coast

Just do it. Don’t think about the budget, or work, or your to-do list. Just pick up the phone and make the reservation. Because this* awaits you at Post Ranch Inn along the Big Sur coast: *Plus cliffside infinity pools, private hiking trails, free yoga classes, and more fresh, four-star food than you can shake your oh-so-pampered stick at.