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TreeBones Resort, Big Sur, Calif.

Photo: Ryuji Morishita

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TreeBones Resort, Big Sur, Calif.

Along the storied coastline of central California, the mountains march steadfast into the ocean. Hermits, poets and New Age seekers have wandered these woods and camped amid the towering timber to write and think. TreeBones Resort blends comfort and camping in an idyllic location perched on the edge of the continent. The site accommodates 16 cliffside yurts plus one human nest. Lucky campers can spend the night in a woven art installation with a bird’s-eye view of the landscape. Campers can listen to the white noise of the Pacific Ocean while gazing at untamed terrain along this wild stretch of Highway 1, midway between Santa Barbara and San Francisco in the heart of Los Padres National Forest.