Travel Blogs from San Simeon, United States

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The Green Sunset, San Simeon, United States travel blog

The Green Sunset

A travel blog entry by luckshmy.subash

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... a majestic car. As we headed south the sun slowly started to set, so we decided to stop over at a little unknown town called San Simeon. By the time we checked into out room, the sun was starting to make its way closer to the horizon. We put on ...

ELEPHANT SEALS!, San Simeon, United States travel blog

ELEPHANT SEALS!

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

4

There is an amazing story about recolonization of this stretch of beach just for the elephant seals. If you are interested, you can read the plaque that I have a picture of. Otherwise, just enjoy the seals, who are enjoying the sun, completely unaware ...

The Drive, Coast Highway, United States travel blog

The Drive

A travel blog entry by rachelbuckham

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... the road, and my sisters sleeping in the sly dimness of a cloudy morning. My second drive was down the coast. We left from San Francisco fairly early in the morning, and after some car drama (Thanks for insisting we get AAA dad!) I took off and got ...

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

LA to San Simeon

A travel blog entry by denise64

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... , with not a lot in between. So basically if we committed to going then we had to keep going. It was after 3 when we got to San Simeon so that was our decision maker. All there was there, were a few motels on either side of the road and then a few ...

Camping, Castle and beaches, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Camping, Castle and beaches

A travel blog entry by augustin

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This was 3rd camping trip to the Hearst Castle for Chelsea and I, 2nd for Augie and 1st for ...

Hearst Castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by fchen

Have you ever been to Europe and seen magnificent castles? Do you think that here in California there could be anything that could possibly be compared to a great castle built by a king? Well think again! Pictures coming soon. Here in California, there ...

Hearst's Castle, Hearst's Castle, United States travel blog

Hearst's Castle

A travel blog entry by oreydc

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Amazing place, history and view... always wanted to see this, well worth the trip ...

A Visitor, Some Elephants and a Castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

A Visitor, Some Elephants and a Castle

A travel blog entry by wiscampsin

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... the coast as possible, so we decided to find a campground every couple of hours as we traveled north.  Our next stop was San Simeon State Park, about 45 minutes north of San Luis Obispo.  We were extra psyched about this stop because our close ...

Hugging the shore, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Hugging the shore

A travel blog entry by guyfairbank

... way to scrubland. An RV in front kept the speed down to under 30mph, much to the frustration of many drivers. We arrived at the San Simeon motel and, feeling tired, crashed out. I later went for a walk and saw a woman standing quite still. As I came back ...

Richting Los Angeles 1, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Richting Los Angeles 1

A travel blog entry by carolien_g

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... malen gestopt voor kodakmomentjes. Vlak bij San Simeon zagen we nog een strand vol met zeehonden. Het hotel was een verrassing. San Simeon waren we allang voorbij, maar in één keer doemde gelukkig in the middle of nowhere toch de logde op. ...

Day 29 - San Francisco, CA to San Simeon, CA, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Day 29 - San Francisco, CA to San Simeon, CA

A travel blog entry by joe3523

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We drove approximately 230 miles today, 150 to McWay Falls and 80 to San Simeon, CA. We got a late start today as we really do not have anything "scheduled" from here on out.  We ate some breakfast at the hotel and then started south towards the Big ...

4th of July!, San Simeon, United States travel blog

4th of July!

A travel blog entry by kieranmurphy

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... coast, through San Luis Obispo and Morro Bay both very picturesque towns. Further along the coast we found our night stop of San Simeon, before stopping at the hotel we went to an elephant seal rookery. The animals are pretty huge and impressive. Last ...

America has a castle!, San Simeon, United States travel blog

America has a castle!

A travel blog entry by evans2014

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... the riches to be found in the hills, and he found a huge amount of silver ore, the sale bought the many acres in San Simeon.   They ran horses and herds of cattle and spent many happy hours there.   The ranch still has cattle which we ...

Första kördagen, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Första kördagen

A travel blog entry by kutyreser

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... (så den laddas när vi kör) så innan vi kom ifrån SF så va klockan runt 11:30. GPSen va inställd på målet, San Simeon, som vi fick tips om av snubben på Eagel Rider. Och så hade vi funktionen "snirkliga vägar" och undvik motorväg på. Dumt, ...

San Simeon, San Simeon, United States travel blog

San Simeon

A travel blog entry by dubovy

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Day 4 Pacific Highway, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Day 4 Pacific Highway

A travel blog entry by notrouble543

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The worst start to a day EVER!!! Woke up at 5am and tried to force myself back to sleep eventually got out of bed at twenty past 6. The nerves of picking up the car were starting to kick in. We had a shower and went down for our final free breakfast; ...

Carmel & San Simeon, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Carmel & San Simeon

A travel blog entry by mouser206

2
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... whilst I stroked its back.  So cute. Now we were running late as we had to be at Hearst Castle at 3.20pm in San Simeon for a tour I'd booked.  We set off down Highway 1 stopping for quick photos along the Big Sur, the part of California's coast ...

Road trippin, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Road trippin

A travel blog entry by nissa89

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... in a little and didn't end up leaving until 9am. We were set to drive through the Big Sur today. About 20 minutes out of San Simeon we made a stop at a little beach which was home to hundreds of Elephant Seals, we spent about 15 minutes watching the males ...

Cambria, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Cambria

A travel blog entry by stuffthejubilee

On the coast ...

Langs kust, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Langs kust

A travel blog entry by sylyjoka

... Jose en Santa cruz Daarna via hway 1 langs kust Smalle kuststrook met mist Pas later komt zonnetje erbij Walvissen gespot Vlak voor san simeon zee olifanten Naat hotel Nog even naar zee, veel dode kwallen op strand Wolken voor zonsondergang Eten bij ...

San Simeon, San Simeon, United States travel blog

San Simeon

A travel blog entry by gitti

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more money than sense..., San Simeon, United States travel blog

more money than sense...

A travel blog entry by wendalex

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Hearst Castle is one of those weird places that everyone says you have to see. It was the home of William Randolph Hearst who was one of the richest men in the world in the interwar years. He was born into a very rich family in 1863 and when he was 20, ...

17-Mile Drive - Highway Nr. 1, San Simeon, United States travel blog

17-Mile Drive - Highway Nr. 1

A travel blog entry by pema80

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... ber die berühmten Bridges Bixby und Rocky Creek. Immer wieder haben wir angehalten und die schöne Aussicht genossen. Kurz vor San Simeon hat sich am Strand eine grosse Kolonie von See-Elefanten angesiedelt. Es gibt dort einen Parkplatz wo wir angehalten ...

4th Day, Pacific Coast Highway, San Simeon, United States travel blog

4th Day, Pacific Coast Highway

A travel blog entry by sewy

... 't an, Obdachlose gibt es auch hier. Nach einem tollen Burger und einem Kaffee neben der Straße gings dann weiter – Richtung San Simeon. Durch unseren malerischen Zwischenstopp haben wir es nicht mehr bis zu Big Sur geschafft, wo wir eigentlich ...

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

San Simeon to Monterey

A travel blog entry by jennyusa

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Up early for breakfast at the Hearst Castle Visitor Centre. Bus tour started at 9.20 am. 5 miles of winding road up the hill to the castle. We saw the Grand Rooms Tour, pretty impressive, particularly since all the decorations were ones he collected ...

Going South, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Going South

A travel blog entry by rebeccabrent

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... and took a few moments to be grateful for the wonderful day, the beauty, and our time together. We spent the night near San Simeon at the Ragged Point Inn, a small complex with rooms right along the cliff edge overlooking the ocean. The grounds were well ...

Cold S'mores, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Cold S'mores

A travel blog entry by pattusmaximus

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Supermoon. How could I not see that? My plan was to continue up the 1 and find an area suitable to witness this phenomenon of the largest moon of 2013, known as the supermoon.  I continue my journey up the twisting PCH, surrounded by the boundless ...

Elephant seals & gopher snake, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Elephant seals & gopher snake

A travel blog entry by sbillson

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Nationwide, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Nationwide

A travel blog entry by vulcanrider

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It's official, I am nationwide. I dipped feet and hands in the Pacific at 5 PM after a lovely meal at the San Simeon Beach Bar and Grill next to the motel. It had been a mostly hot ride from Barstow, put the wet vest and scarf on after shedding liners for ...

Drive from San Fran to San Simeon, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Drive from San Fran to San Simeon

A travel blog entry by binbali

... big drive,we got some strawberries yummo, then the end of Big Sur was sunset so more pics,got some magic shots,stopped at San Simeon motel The Morgan got a room for $129 to tax incl continental breaky,scored!! It's lovely actually. Went to the Mexican ...

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