Travel Blogs from San Simeon, United States

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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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San Simeon, California, San Simeon, United States travel blog

San Simeon, California

A travel blog entry by davidandmarlene

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... the unfortunate demise of a tourist at the Grand Canyon who died from a lightning strike, and that’s not to mention the San Andreas fault line plus the warnings we have spied about being in Tsunami Territory. However, we were most close to death as ...

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 ...

Newton's law of fig motion, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Newton's law of fig motion

A travel blog entry by steveandange

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... we didn't have time and needed to get cracking on down the coast. After a couple of knackering rides we treated ourselves to a motel in San Simeon and a couple of pots of microwave cheese - the healthiest meal sold at the store and pretty ...

The Hearst Castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

The Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by scott.ptolemy

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Hearst Castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by annapotz

... beauty. Today's drive was mere 150 odd miles and at around 3pm we rocked to a Hearst Castle which is about 3 miles out of San Simeon where we camped that night. We had never heard of the castle till chatting with a couple from Phenix Arizona on the bus ...

La journée des maisons extraordinaires, San Simeon, United States travel blog

La journée des maisons extraordinaires

A travel blog entry by karineetxavier

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... des girafes, des bisons, des zèbres (tous aujourd'hui répartis dans les zoos Californiens). On rejoint notre hôtel à San Simeon qui n'est qu'une enfilade de motels et hôtels en bord d'océan, on va manger à dix minutes ...

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: ...

Travel the Coast down to San Simeon, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Travel the Coast down to San Simeon

A travel blog entry by ryansarah

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... waterfall. We saw a Hawk and lots of Turkey Vultures flying around on our way back to the car. We drove another hour on to San Simeon where we decided to stay the night. It was a nice little place right next to the ocean. We spotted lots of Elephant ...

Highway #1 - Carmel by the Sea nach San Simeon, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Highway #1 - Carmel by the Sea nach San Simeon

A travel blog entry by threwi

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... echt atemberaubend. Auch die Tierwelt ist hier toll - Seehunde, Otter, Möven, Adler, fast zahme Eichhörnchen, etc. In San Simeon angekommen waren wir mexikanisch essen. Übernachtet wird heute im Quality Inn San Simeon. Morgen Früh ...

All about excess at Hearst Castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

All about excess at Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by the_hoffs

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... hard to find in such a small town – at the Riverside Cafe, set us up nicely for a journey to Hearst Castle near San Simeon. This grand estate is the result of a partnership between William Randolph Hearst (the inspiration behind Citizen Kane) and a ...

Hearst Castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by woolfiestrip

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We've had an interesting day. Have travelled down to Anaheim but didn't leave San Simeon until after lunch so we didn't take time for many stops between there and here. We travelled down the Pacific Coast Hwy which was very lovely and of couse, the houses ...

Coastline Cruising in Beulah!, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Coastline Cruising in Beulah!

A travel blog entry by thelovejourney

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... and thin, bless her heart. We tooled along the coastline stopping at some gorgeous spots. Hearst Castle was very memorable in San Simeon. The elephant seals are so cute near the castle along the beach. Big Sur is phenomenal. The giant redwoods are ...

Sonnenuntergänge gehen immer, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Sonnenuntergänge gehen immer

A travel blog entry by olih

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... Berufslebens dazu kommt, mal ein paar Tage für den Besuch von wenigen Sehenswürdigkeiten des Westens zu erübrigen. In diesem Sinne: Morgen geht die Reise weiter. Gefahrene Meilen: 78 Übernachtung: Sea Breeze Inn, San Simeon - 55 Dollar via booking.com ...

Jun 16, 2012, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Jun 16, 2012

A travel blog entry by maudeinchina

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Day 27: San Francisco, CA - San Simeon, CA, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Day 27: San Francisco, CA - San Simeon, CA

A travel blog entry by andrewandtree

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27th November 2013 Start: Marina Motel, 2576 Lombard St, San Francisco, California  Finish: Motel 6, 9070 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, California Miles: 236 Well today we left at 7am and didn't arrive at our motel until 5pm, only travelling 236 miles.. ...

Sand, sun, surf, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Sand, sun, surf

A travel blog entry by mallock

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... the coast heading to the start of the pacific coast highway. Spent the night in Morro Bay before moving into tonight's accommodation at San Simeon. Morro Bay was nice but the view was busted by the smoke stacks of a unused gas power plant. Kind of ...

Hearst Castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by frederic.voyage

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Bonjour, Sur la côte de la Californie, à San Simeon, nous avons visité  Hearst Castle. Ce populaire château construit par M. Hearst qui avait découvert de l'or sur la côte à l'époque, aussi propriétaire de journaux et qui a ...

Hearst Castle, Solvang, and Santa Barbara, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Hearst Castle, Solvang, and Santa Barbara

A travel blog entry by dougherna

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After a terrible night of driving in the worst conditions we made it to the hotel and happy to be alive went to visit the Hearst Castle. The castle was built by WR Hearst and it sits on 900 acres of land atop a hill with stunning views of the ocean. The ...

9/17/2013, Monterey to San  Simeon, United States travel blog

9/17/2013

A travel blog entry by rayhurl

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 Left Monterey at 8:05 for San Simeon and Hearst Castle. Drove CA1 along the sea coast. Ray was the passenger and I did the driving. We stopped and took pictures of the sea coast. Saw the elephant seals. They looked like dead animals on the beach. ...

Building the Dream, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Building the Dream

A travel blog entry by larrykrista

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... recycled materials-basically trash. It was interesting. We picked up a sandwich at Sally's on Main and headed north on Highway 1 to San Simeon to explore the Hearst Castle. We had to make reservations because this place gets crazy busy. The tour took us ...

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