Wildsam Field Guides

Big Sur and Hwy 1 Field Guide

A field guide to Big Sur & Hwy 1: sea creatures and legendary poets, redwood forests and winding roads, secret beaches and famed retreats.

Inside California's lore-rich coast: the ultimate Highway 1 itinerary; local insights on food, art, architecture, geology, lighthouses and yoga; the history and future of ocean science; moments with Steinbeck, Kerouac and the visionaries of Esalen; interviews with foragers, restaurant owers and community leaders.  

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Wildsam Field Guides is a modern travel brand rooted in a throwback sense of place. The guides tell the real stories of American cities through a blend of soulful memoir and local expertise. They aim to elevate every part of the travel guide genre, from the original voice to the unexpected contributors to the coffee-table-worthy aesthetic.

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