Village & Shops

Historic East Village
Cambria, California

People come from around the world to visit the shops in Cambria.  Our vibrant artist community includes designers, artists, craftspeople and you will find special treasures you will not see anywhere else.

You will not find any chain stores here but you will be charmed by the eclectic array of shops from antiques to apparel and unique gifts and specialty shops. You never know what you might discover when you explore the town.

Browse the Friday Farmer’s Market for fresh local produce and locally produced food. You can try some barbecue or local jams and meet the farmers who produce our food. Take some time to escape the city and discover a simpler place and time.

Visit Cambria for your relaxing getaway.  Cambria’s day spas and wellness centers offer respite with restorative body massages and spa packages. As you meander through the town you will also find our wine and beer tasting rooms to quench your thirst after a long day of fun shopping.

Parking is free and the weather is beautiful. You’ll never shop another mall after you shop Cambria.

Highway Closures

Highway 1 Closure

If you're heading to the Central Coast, be sure to be mindful of the stretch of Highway 1, 21 miles north of Cambria. Caltrans is busy with a major construction project to make traveling along the stunning Pacific Coast Highway a safer journey.

Highway 1 Storm Repair Along the Big Sur Coast Due to multiple active slides, State Route 1 is now closed between Ragged Pt. (SLO 72.87) and just south of Nepenthe (Mon 44).

Worried about Highway 1 Road Closures? Cambria and Hearst Castle are easily accessible from Highway 46 West from 101 South of Paso Robles or from northbound Highway 1 from the city of San Luis Obispo. Travelers from the north can easily take Highway 101 as an alternate route to Highway 1, which reduces travel time to Cambria by about 25 minutes.

For the latest road closure information visit the Caltrans website.