Adventure for the Young at Heart


In Cambria, adventures lead us to where we truly belong; every avenue in this eclectic edge of the California coast opens the door to exploration. Your journey starts from Highway 1 as you enter this coastal settlement. Retreat into Cambrian terrain as you venture hidden corners of pine forests, pure beaches, historical preserves and ocean outings.

Grab some hiking boots and immerse yourself in endless trails. Numerous options of simple, moderate and challenging landscapes are waiting to be discovered. Trade in your hiking gear for riding boots and hit the trails horseback. Guided tours offer a glimpse of private, working ranches and some of the most spectacular scenery along Highway 1.

Do you like to take the road less traveled? Get an up-close look at Cambria’s marine wildlife from the kayaker’s perspective. The calm waters of Cambria are the perfect place for the novice to get their toes wet. Get a chance to view incredible shoreline scenery, encounter all types of interesting sea life and take pleasure in the natural beauty of this region while paddling along the Central Coast!

When you’re ready to feel the sand between your toes, Cambria’s beaches offer a refreshing break from a busy day full of adventure. As you walk the shoreline search for the rare moonstones, also known as chalcedony, or visit the historic Piedras Blancas Lighthouse. Enjoy the Central Coast marine life watching sea otters, seals, and dolphins. Get a front row seat to watch the gray whale migrations.

Cambria is also known for some of the finest art and historic treasures on the Central Coast. Spend a day foraging the unparalleled variety of antique stores, art galleries, and specialty boutiques. From wine and craft beer tasting to spas and sensational restaurants, you can make memories that last as you spend a day exploring Hearst Castle.

Let your escape to Cambria be a chance to take a deep breath and sink into relaxation. From shorefront cottages and scenic hideaways to pet-friendly bed and breakfasts, Cambria has many outstanding lodging establishments perfect enough to be called a home away from home.

Check out the stay page and find the perfect accommodations to fit your needs. Besides, finding the ideal place to rest your head is as easy as checking a box. Cambria welcomes you to visit, rejuvenate and enjoy!

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