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Stories and Tips San Simeon

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The Drive from Monterey to San Simeon

Written by MilwVon on 06 Jun, 2013

After spending nearly three hours at the aquarium, it was time for us to make our way south along "The 1". Highway 1 is a two lane road that connects the central coast towns from Monterey to our evening's destination, San Simeon. Having…Read More


The Hearst Castle

Written by uncoding on 16 May, 2002

At the Hearst Castle, in San Simeon, you get the best of California and Europe- and so much that you can't see it all in a day without a marathon of tours. For five miles from the visitor center the bus winds through beautiful…Read More


Half Moon Bay

Written by camera-gal on 10 May, 2001

Half Moon Bay''s Beach is the perfect picnic spot. You''ll enjoy the serenity of the sea and the crashing waves on the rocks. It''s a short drive south from San Simeon. Stop while on your way to or from the Hearst Castle. If you''re driving…Read More


Half Moon Bay

Written by camera-gal on 05 Nov, 2000

Half Moon Bay's Beach is the perfect picnic spot. You'll enjoy the serenity of the sea and the crashing waves on the rocks. It's a short drive south from San Simeon. Stop while on your way to or from the Hearst Castle. If you're driving…Read More


The Hearst Castle

Written by Travel Queen on 14 Nov, 2000

The Hearst Castle is really something. Last time I was there, there were 2 different tours because the place is so huge. It's fun to imagine the type of Hollywood actors and characters who used to frequent the house. The tours are…Read More


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