Travel Blogs from San Simeon, United States

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Cowboys and Castles in the Sky, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Cowboys and Castles in the Sky

A travel blog entry by just_two_of_us

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Arrgghh slept in but it only meant we'll have to get our National Park tickets another day so nothing lost. Two things on today's itinerary Melody Ranch and Hearst Castle. If you are a fan of Westerns you will more than likely have seen Melody Ranch ...

Incroyablement beau..., San Simeon, United States travel blog

Incroyablement beau...

A travel blog entry by roadtrip2013

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... 'rance n'ont jamais tué personne...allez lire sur cet homme remarquable : William Randolph Hearst...très intéressant et super !! Repos dans un walmart ce soir..shopping oblige...tout de suite après Monterey , CA. Direction San Francisco demain...bye ...

Carpinteria to San Simeon, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Carpinteria to San Simeon

A travel blog entry by jennyusa

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... a light lunch, soup for me, stew for Bob. A pretty town, but very touristy. Headed north through San Luis Obispo and arrived at San Simeon, Courtesy Inn, mid afternoon. $55, cheaper than the motel 6 last night, a bigger room, view of the water, and a ...

My Mom and the Ocean, San Simeon, United States travel blog

My Mom and the Ocean

A travel blog entry by soppe

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  After viewing the Pacific from every angle, we got to a quiet beach where Mom could walk along and in the ocean for the first time. She loved it, later remarking that the waves were much more powerful than she expected. I think you can her ...

Highway 1 Baby!!, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Highway 1 Baby!!

A travel blog entry by jetnic

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... it as the view out to the Pacific from the beach was amazing, the colours as the sun was setting were lovely. Then onto San Simeon which was another interesting town but managed to find a motel for $60 which was a bargain, room was huge and everything ...

Day 23 and 24 - San Simeon, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Day 23 and 24 - San Simeon

A travel blog entry by ladyandtramp

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... Pfeiffer Burns State Park               Day 2 - area around San Simeon Activities:  - walkabout Carmel-By-The-Sea (lovely town and people) ...

Mountains, roads, and elephant seals, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Mountains, roads, and elephant seals

A travel blog entry by turnerstravels

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En route to San Simeon After a wonderful breakfast at The Crow's Nest in Santa Cruz, the Turners headed down the coast toward San Simeon, California. We had been told that we really should see the 17 Mile Drive; it was supposedly beautiful. So, when we ...

Conspicuous consumption, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Conspicuous consumption

A travel blog entry by vulcanrider

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I had to do it. Less than 5 miles up the road is Hearst Castle. So I rode up this morning and knew I was close to the entrance by the small herd of zebras. Parked the bike, stripped down to essentials and found a locker to put all my bike gear in and ...

Big Sur, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Big Sur

A travel blog entry by kevmeister

Woke up in San Simeon,just north of Cambria,and half way between LA and our next destination,San Francisco.Arrived here at around 7.30pm last night and it's bleak.The motel's in a small run of similar establishments that have seen better days and the food ...

Hearst Castle, Hearst San Simeon State Park, United States travel blog

Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by cottongk

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Apparently cows don't need much sleep at night.  After a sleepless night headed off to Hearst Castle.  This place is amazing - puts the English castles to shame.  Took 30 years to build and is full of antiques and art.  ...

Night 20: Big Sur, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Night 20: Big Sur

A travel blog entry by splencner

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... its surrounding longhorn ranch. They were closed and we carried on to camp for the night in another overpriced California State Park, San Simeon. It was a cold, but pleasant night. We ate at the campsite and were just under the bridge from a lonely beach ...

De Lompoc à San Simeon, San Simeon, United States travel blog

De Lompoc à San Simeon

A travel blog entry by sbergot

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On remonte petit à petit vers le nord (de la californie). Cette journée sera très axée plages. Non pas que nous ayons décidé de braver l'océan pacifique (peut etre un peu froid début avril), mais nous nous sommes arrétés à différentes plages, ...

Relaxen op de camping en in Cambria, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Relaxen op de camping en in Cambria

A travel blog entry by johannabouma

Vanochtend Johanna vroeg wakker, veel geluiden en stemmen op de camping. Warm in de tent, buiten koud! Nog steeds veel bewolking. Johanna kezen bij de picknicktafel, Pim nog in diepe slaap. Camping liep leeg. Een praatje met de buurmannen gemaakt, we ...

Another elephant, San Simeon, Verenigde Staten travel blog

Another elephant

A travel blog entry by louisxix

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... weg te nemen, want we wilden graag Pacific Coast Highway 1, ook wel de Dreamroad genoemd, afrijden tot aan de volgende bestemming, San Simeon. Na de prachtige rit langs de Dreamroad, met weer een zak vol foto's, namen we nog een laatste afslag voor San ...

6 augustus langs Pacific Coast, Hearst Castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

6 augustus langs Pacific Coast, Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by usabiker

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... allemaal gemeen hebben is dat het weer het betere draaiwerk betreft wat een uitdaging voor de motorrijder is. Vlak voor we San Simeon binnenkomen ligt er een kudde zeeolifanten, te vergelijken met een aantal grijze, uit elkaar deinende vetbulten, die een ...

Big Sur and Hearst Castle, Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument, United States travel blog

Big Sur and Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by sskatie

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The drive from Carmel down to LA took me through the Big Sur National Park, where I stayed in a cute little cabin in the forest for a night. I didn't get as much time to check out all of the hikes etc in the park as I thought I might, but it was lovely ...

Tour of Hearst Castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Tour of Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by papabearconboy

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... ; ...This castle stands as an remarkable achievement of one man; built on a rocky knoll at 1600 feet above the San Simeon Bay....He entertained  elite hollywood stars, politicians, and sports figures at this mountain retreat overlooking the Pacific ...

A Whale of a Trip, San Simeon, United States travel blog

A Whale of a Trip

A travel blog entry by pennstreetfamil

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... see the sea lions. The day was pleasant, but it was a bit chilly as the sun was beginning to set. We left, drove past San Simeon and the Hearst Castle and continued up the coast far enough to reach a KOA Kampground (spelled with a "K"), where we pitched ...

My Homeland: The United States of America, San Simeon, United States travel blog

My Homeland: The United States of America

A travel blog entry by ana_sharma

My Homeland: The United States of ...

Apr 28, 2013, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Apr 28, 2013

A travel blog entry by adandgen

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Dag 15: Hollywood Studio's deel 2 en op doorreis, San Simeon, Verenigde Staten travel blog

Dag 15: Hollywood Studio's deel 2 en op doorreis

A travel blog entry by goingwest

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... weer het Universal Studio's park bezocht. Om 16:30 gaan rijden. Rond 24:00 gearriveerd. Vanwege veel files bij LA duurde de reis lang. Wel een uurtje gestopt voor het avondeten. Na avondje bochtenwerk in het donker aangekomen in kustplaatsje San ...

Julia Pfeiffer-Burns State Park, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Julia Pfeiffer-Burns State Park

A travel blog entry by wheresgordon

... the trip. There have been landslides south of the park along Highway 1 and parts of the road are closed. In order to get to San Simeon I had to take a detour from Highway 1 to Highway 101, which added about two hours to the drive. The detour took a ...

Impressive Hearst Castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Impressive Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by judihasi

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After the nice trip along the rocky coast we ended up in a hostel near San Simeon. The next day we visited the huge Hearst Castle. Mr Hearst was a very rich man in the 20th and was a newspaper man. He always dreamt after his visits in Europe to build ...

Coastal once again., San Simeon, San fran, Hearst Castle, Cali Coast, United States travel blog

Coastal once again.

A travel blog entry by karenanddean

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Happy to be coastal again - I could feel myself rehydrating as we climbed the ...

Road trip to San Francisco - Day Three, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Road trip to San Francisco - Day Three

A travel blog entry by hudsonmitchell

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  We left San Simeon just after 7 am. I was all rugged up in my car seat, because it was getting colder now. I needed to catch up on some sleep, after a bad night, the grownups were still a bit worried about me but I was fine, just very tired! We ...

Hearst Castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by catndeano

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7th Dec. After a cold night, even with thermals, we were up at 7.30am, had breakfast and left the rest area heading south. We crossed over to the US1 and headed back to Hearst Castle to see, if this time, they could fit us on a tour. We arrived around ...

The Hearst Castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

The Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by scott.ptolemy

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1st part highway no. 1 to San Simeon, San Simeon, United States travel blog

1st part highway no. 1 to San Simeon

A travel blog entry by charly1202

... 's wharf and of course the aquarium. The 17-miles-drive was nice but we lost a lot of time. Highway no. 1 from Carmel to San Simeon is so beautiful especially when the Sun is going down behind you! What a amazing day. The night started with a surprise, ...

Der Weg ist das Ziel, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Der Weg ist das Ziel

A travel blog entry by blackcars

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... . Nach dem Check In ging es dann auch gleich an den Strand zum Steine/Muschelnsuchen und Surferbeobachten. Eine Pizza (Liane) bzw. einen Cheeseburger (Thomas) gab es dann als Abendbrot im San Simeon Beach Bar & Grill. Strecke per Pkw: ...

The Name Game, San Simeon, United States travel blog

The Name Game

A travel blog entry by soppe

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At the gift shop at Hearst Castle, I was busy browsing while my mother shopped for a t-shirt. Note that over the past month, she has purchased more t-shirts than I've worn. While browsing, I see the ubiquitous "souvenirs with names on them" section. With ...

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