Tag: San Luis Obispo County

5 Beautiful Cambria Hiking Trails

Thumbnail of coastline on Cambria hiking trailsCambria is one of my favorite beach towns in California. From the gorgeous coastline to a quaint downtown, Cambria is simply charming. In this article however, I want to explore a few beautiful hiking spots in this beautiful area. Put on some comfortable hiking shoes and let’s explore my favorite Cambria hiking trails.

7 Charming Things to Do in San Simeon

WR Hearst State Beach thumbnailFor over 150 years, people have flocked to San Simeon Bay. Some came in pursuit of California’s gold while others as a stopping point before heading up or down the coast. In the late 1800s, the little bay village hosted a stage depot, a telegraph line, and the Bay View Hotel which was a first-class accommodation that counted Thomas Edison, Winston Churchill, Calvin Coolidge and Cary Grant among its guests. Let’s explore together my favorite things to do in San Simeon.

8 Best Things to Do in Cambria, California (with map)

8 Best Things to Do in Cambria, CaliforniaCambria is a picturesque small beach community on the California Coast. This is a quintessential California beach town with pristine beaches, wildlife and great restaurants. A small community with beautiful history, Cambria has become a peaceful placed in the middle between Los Angeles and San Francisco, far enough from both, that everything is peaceful and not crowded. Cambria is a true California gem. So, come along with me as we explore the best things to do in Cambria.

15 Best Santa Barbara Day Trips

Solvang is one of the best Santa Barbara Day TripsSanta Barbara is the quintessential California beach city. With many Hollywood stars calling this area home, Santa Barbara has always been the perfect weekend trip from the Los Angeles area. However, the area around Santa Barbara is gorgeous to explore, especially if you have a few extra days to spend in this gorgeous place. Come along with me as we explore my favorite Santa Barbara day trips that will take you to small villages and beach towns and give you a glimpse of California.

7 Gorgeous Places to See Wildflowers of Southern California

Carrizo Plain National Monument is an amazing place for experiencing the wildflowers of Southern California
Southern California is hot in the summer and all the hills and mountains are brown in color. However, from the end of March through the end of May, especially after some good winter rains, Southern California turns green and explodes with wildflowers and color. There are many places to see the wildflowers of Southern California, but a few of them really stand out as being particularly beautiful and very large in size. Let’s explore together some of my favorite places to see the wildflowers of Southern California.

Pismo Beach, California – Astonishing views and fun activities

As holidays approach plans are underway in most of the people’s mind on which destination they want to visit. The best place to be where you can have fun in a beach is the Pismo state beach where you will also enjoy bird watching which is a popular activity there. In the US it’s the park which has the largest over – wintering colony of Monarch butterflies. The park is located in the town of Oceano off Highway 1.

Pismo Beach, California is a favorite beach town.

There are many beach towns in California, but Pismo Beach has the perfect location to make it one of the best beach towns in California. With clean and quiet beaches and lots of things to see and do, Pismo Beach is probably one of my favorite beach destinations. Read along to find out more about my experience at Pismo Beach.

Best Things to do in Shell Beach

California Coast has many beautiful beaches. It does however have a very rugged and dramatic face as well in some places. Shell Beach is one of these places where the dramatic and rugged nature of the California coast is being displayed on a large scale. In addition, Shell Beach is somewhat special because in the middle of this rugged coastline, you have access to a few small and secluded beaches surrounded by large and impressive rocks. Shell Beach makes for a special beach experience. Read on and find out how to see all this dramatic beauty.

Edna Valley, California is a beautiful and peaceful wine country valley

If you want to get a taste of traditional California countryside, then Edna Valley is the right place for you. Located just a short drive up the hill from the ocean, Edna Valley is a peaceful and beautiful region in the California Central Coast area. While not boasting any famous California tourist attractions or landmarks, Edna Valley is home to several famous California wineries as well as several typical California horse ranches.

Port San Luis Harbor, California is post card perfect

If you snooze, you lose…goes the saying! Indeed, if you’re driving on the 101 freeway around the Pismo Beach area and you miss the Avila Beach Drive exit, then you lose a hidden jewel on the California Central Coast. But if you’re willing to get off the beaten path and get off the freeway you will be rewarded greatly with stunning views of the ocean and a relaxed atmosphere in one of the little known California spots. Port San Luis, California is the perfect hidden jewel of the Central California Coast. It’s small, clean and simply beautiful!