Travel Blogs from San Simeon, United States

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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 ...

En route vers San Simeon, San Simeon, United States travel blog

En route vers San Simeon

A travel blog entry by fredetchantal

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... des "gars de chars".   6e arrêt: Firestone Walker Taproom  On fait un mini arrêt à notre chambre d'hôtel de San Simeon et on continue un autre 45 minutes vers (le quartier industriel de) Paso Robles. Une autre région reconnue pour son ...

Santa Barbara > San Simeon / Hearst Castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Santa Barbara > San Simeon / Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by roellig

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Freitagmorgen zurueck auf den Highway 1. Das Wetter wird besser. Zumindest in Kalifornien wie ich gehoert hatte. Denn der Vulkanausbruch war auch hier nicht ganz unbemerkt geblieben. Ausgebuchte Hotels in denen man dann immer gefragt wurde ob man ...

5th Day: San Simeon - Big Sur - 17 Mile Drive,..., San Simeon, United States travel blog

5th Day: San Simeon - Big Sur - 17 Mile Drive,...

A travel blog entry by sewy

... , setzten wir unsere Reise am nächsten Tag fort. Von San Simeon gings weiter nach Big Sur. Die Küstenregion zwischen San Simeon und Big Sur ist traumhaft schön. Das sind nicht umsonst die schönsten 100 Meilen. Immer wieder sieht man wunderschöne ...

Highway 1, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Highway 1

A travel blog entry by woolfiestrip

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... headed for the long journey along Pacific Highway 1 which takes the scenic coastal road down toward LA. We have stopped at San Simeon for the night and staying at a lovely place. We will be visiting Hearst Castle tomorrow before continuing our journey. ...

Big Sur, San Simeon State Park, United States travel blog

Big Sur

A travel blog entry by kicune

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... di nás tu domácí vidí. Ale ohledně kempu jsme se báli zbytečně, nakonec to klaplo na první dobrou. Jsme zaparkovaní v San Simeon State Park a místa je tu dost - možná proto, že nejsme přímo na břehu moře, ...

Apr 09, 2010, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Apr 09, 2010

A travel blog entry by agusdeg

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Moonstone Beach and the Hearst Castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Moonstone Beach and the Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by winterspring

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... sky was a deep blue. I love this place! I woke the boys up, they had their waffles, and off we went to Hear Castle (San Simeon) about 10 minutes from the Inn. Wow-oh to make a boatload of money before there was such a thing as Federal Income Tax!! ...

Walking Among Giants, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Walking Among Giants

A travel blog entry by angelslame

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... by the time we reached the coast it had cooled down a startling 40 degrees, back to the 60's. We checked in to our hotel in San Simeon about 8:00 pm, early for us and in time to take a quick walk to the beach just behind our hotel before sunset. We ...

San Simeon - Hearst Castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

San Simeon - Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by 14brian

... max. Only ever have three real days of summer and water temp never higher than 14 to 16c. We visited the little town of San Simeon just below the Castle on the ocean. Was used by construction workers and servants and only has one small store. Next was ...

Elephant Seals, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Elephant Seals

A travel blog entry by cottongk

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Went to the elephant seal rookery on the coast. As we got out the car I thought I hope we see some seals. Must have seen 400. Everywhere you looked as far up the beach you could see was full of seals sneaking and out in the ocean there were black ...

A Long Day's Journey Into Night, San Simeon, United States travel blog

A Long Day's Journey Into Night

A travel blog entry by bdsr2r

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... nbsp;It was also one of the longest days I've ever had on a bike.  We rolled out of Carmel at sunrise and finished in San Simeon close to sunset.   Along the way I got to be of service to the riders/soldiers and assist them in staying ...

Stop off in Cambria, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Stop off in Cambria

A travel blog entry by stuffthejubilee

A stop off in a middle of nowhere along the ...

San Simeon, San Simeon, United States travel blog

San Simeon

A travel blog entry by tbetts

Arrive San ...

Death Defying Driving with the Beast., San Simeon, United States travel blog

Death Defying Driving with the Beast.

A travel blog entry by cammo

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... boy ! Lauren got into the spirit of it more than Sean, but not by much. We also came across a new seal colony just before San Simeon, must of been several hundred of the huge smelly creatures.  You can see Seans reaction to the smell in the photo ...

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

Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by domandanna

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We did the tour of Hearst Castle in 100 degree heat.  Luca slept in the backpack but Dom asked lots of questions and went around with the guide!  We had dinner last night in a Bakery called 'Linn's' and Anna couldnt take her eyes off the huge ...

Pacific Highway - Route 101, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Pacific Highway - Route 101

A travel blog entry by claret85

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... I look forward to seeing them next year!  We had planned to go all the way to Morro Bay but decided to stop at a motel in San Simeon for the night, reaching it just after the sun had set over the water.  We had a quick, very late dinner (burgers ...

Pacific Coast Highway - The Big Sur, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Pacific Coast Highway - The Big Sur

A travel blog entry by mojodojo

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... helped with loading our bags into the car and set off onto Highway 1. On the way we stopped at a mall in Sonestown, south of San Francisco. The apple store here told me a day before they actually had some iPads! By the time we got there they were out of ...

Malibu then Hearst castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Malibu then Hearst castle

A travel blog entry by jonandfinola

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Hearst Castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by gnatalia

After a terrible night of fearful driving, we made it to the hotel and were lucky to be alive, so we went for a visit of the Hearst Castle. This is a mansion/castle built by W.R.Hearst and it just amazing. It sits on 900 acres of land, on top of a hill ...

Wasteful Willie's Estate...Hearst Castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Wasteful Willie's Estate...Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by beadledove

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... the quarters, count them and account for them? Seems counter productive. Make it a buck even I say! We headed north toward San Simeon, with the Hearst Castle in our sights for the afternoon. The California coast is special and Morro Bay is a highlight. ...

June 24, 2014, San Simeon, United States travel blog

June 24, 2014

A travel blog entry by jmpeaty

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Day two started off with breakfast in our Gorgeous room in Monterey. From there we drive about 3 hours down the meandering highway 1. The weather was beautiful and the sights were amazing. The next stop was Hearst Castle. The Hearst visitor center ...

Hearst Castle, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by oriwall

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Visited Hearst ...

Elephant Seals and sunset over the ocean, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Elephant Seals and sunset over the ocean

A travel blog entry by sirencall183

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... one of the national parks to see some examples of the redwoods. As we arrived we saw deer and as we left spotted an acorn woodpecker.    Arrived for the night at San Simeon just in time for sunset over the beach.      ...

Castle on the Hill, San Simeon, United States travel blog

Castle on the Hill

A travel blog entry by theheasleys

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Went to see the castle that William Randolph Hearst built, well - to entertain the Hollywood set and a place to put all his medieval collectibles.  There were several tours that you could take because it is a huge place.  The one we took was ...

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