Travel Blogs from San Simeon, United States

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Day 05-2: Hearst Castle, Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument, United States travel blog

Day 05-2: Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by blizz

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We planned to go see Hearst Castle, but there were so many people and it would take us more time than we wanted to waste. We basically settled for a couple pictures and continued onwards. ...

San Francisco- San Simeon, San Simeon, United States travel blog

San Francisco- San Simeon

A travel blog entry by threewomen_usa

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... übernimmt H. das Steuer. Mit zackiger Cowboymusik im Hintergrund gehts über Monterrey, Carmel und der Küstenstrasse Nummer 1 nach San Simeon. Das Wetter zeigt sich sehr unterschiedlich und die Temperaturen steigen je südlicher desto 1 Grad mehr! Wobei ...

Driving down the coast – Day 6, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Driving down the coast – Day 6

A travel blog entry by dafair

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... , and we will go on that one, and then set off for Los Angeles after that. Our hotel is only five minutes from there, in San Simeon. When we arrived we discovered that there is a coin operated laundry available for guests; so we were able to wash and dry ...

Pebble Beach, Carmel, California Coast, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Pebble Beach, Carmel, California Coast

A travel blog entry by itchy-feet-bc

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... is very little settlement. There were rock slides in a few areas causing delays. Saw a colony of Elephant seals. Staying in San Simeon and have reservations for the Hearst castle tomorrow. Went for dinner in a cute little town called Cambia. Weather has ...

Planted, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Planted

A travel blog entry by carolandgary

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When we pulled into the property that Gary had booked in San Simeon while still at Becky and Terry's we both went "wow." If you could be here seeing what I'm seeing, smelling the crisp air and hearing the crashing surf from our rooms patio you would know ...

San Simeon, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, United States travel blog

San Simeon, Piedras Blancas

A travel blog entry by ddsteller

trip with ...

Hearst Castle and the Madonna Inn, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Hearst Castle and the Madonna Inn

A travel blog entry by scott_and_amy

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... and actually had a fantastic dinner at there restaurant. I also got my fill of Pink. The next day we continued up to San Simeon to check out the second most popular tourist site in California with Disneyland being the first. We took Tour 2 of the ...

San fransisco til San Simeon, San Simeon, United States travel blog

San fransisco til San Simeon

A travel blog entry by ferdalangar

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... ni.  Leiðin var nokkuð löng, mikið um hlykkjótta vegi og mikið um myndastopp.  Komum svo á næturstaðinn, San Simeon þar sem við erum með ágætis fjölskylduherbergi.  Þetta er varla bær, eiginlega bara hótel og ferðamenn ...

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 ...

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) ...

San Simeon, San Simeon, United States travel blog

San Simeon

A travel blog entry by mark.heard

... our odyssey. Heading down the pacific coast past beautiful coast & waves & hundreds of seals & really bad drivers. We are staying in San Simeon which is a small town sitting right on the beach. The water looks lovely but I don't have my man suit with ...

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 ...

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