Cambria, California was named “One of America’s Prettiest Towns” by Forbes magazine. Nestled into the rugged windswept coast just north of Hearst Castle along California’s scenic Highway 1, the Cambria area offers some of the most pristine views of the West Coast. Rich in history and natural wonders, the surrounding area provides visitors with a variety of opportunities to explore and enjoy the Central Coast.

Nature lovers will appreciate the beautiful hiking trails, kayaking in San Simeon and observing the Elephant Seals at the rookery. Wine aficionados will discover some of the finest vintages California has to offer. History buffs will revel in the opulence of Hearst Castle and the quirkiness of Nitt Witt Ridge. Gorgeous beaches & beautiful parks are yours to enjoy for an outdoor picnic or barbecue. And for those who love to shop, the charming village of Cambria has unique boutiques and art galleries to explore for hidden treasures.

Please CLICK HERE for Cambria’s Official Visitors Guide for 2014, or visit the sites listed below for details.

Local Attractions

Hearst Castle
Kayaking in San Simeon
Elephant Seal Rookery
Nitt Witt Ridge
Shopping in the charming village of Cambria


Shamel Park
Moonstone Beach
San Simeon Pier
Morro Bay State Park
Moonstone Beach Park
William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach

Wine Tasting

Hearst Ranch Winery
Wine Wrangler Tours
Pacific Coast Wine Trail


Fiscalini Ranch