Tuning into the HBO miniseries “Big Little Lies” based off of Liane Moriarity’s hit novel?

If you’ve been to Monterey then you’ve probably noticed a few recognizable spots like Old Fisherman’s Wharf, the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Lovers Point. For those of you who haven’t been, then the epic backdrops alone probably have you wanting to book a trip!

Fisherman's Wharf

The seven-episode series, directed by Jean-Marc Vallée, follows the lives of three mothers - played by Kidman, Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley - whose seemingly perfect lives begin to unravel. The show was filmed for four weeks in January and May of 2016 at locations in Monterey, Pacific Grove and Big Sur. Click here for a sneak peek behind the scenes.

Big Little Lies Filming

Want to walk in the footsteps of A-list stars Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon? Use the shot locations below to peruse the public sites used in the hit series.

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Once the app is installed search for the "Big Little Lies" tour in Monterey, CA. Enjoy!


  • Coastal path & storefronts at Old Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Old Fisherman's Wharf Parking Lot
  • Paluca Trattoria on Old Fisherman's Wharf
  • Colton Hall & Pacific Street
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Monterey Peninsula Airport

Pacific Grove

  • Lovers Point Beach & Park
  • Ocean View Boulevard, near Pt. Pinos Lighthouse


  • General Jim Moore Boulevard

Big Sur

  • Bixby Bridge
  • Highway One
  • Garrapata State Beach

Driving Tour

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