Attractions & Entertainment
Things to Do in and around Cambria, California
Near our Moonstone Beach inn, an extraordinary array of tide pools, pebbles and ocean wildlife abound. Stroll or bike the coastal pathways and beaches, or visit the astonishing gardens, estate and art collections at Hearst Castle, just six miles up the coast. For a wildlife experience, whale watching tours run nearly year-round in nearby Morro Bay or visit the Elephant Seal Rookery. Of course, tours of the Central Coast wineries are always a favorite of visitors to Cambria.
Just five minutes away is the center of the town of Cambria. Quaint and charming, it offers many attractions in an art colony setting. The town became known as Cambria in 1869 and has had a varied and colorful history that includes quicksilver mining, logging and whaling. Today it is known for its local artists and craftspeople and offers a delightful collection of galleries, restaurants and boutiques. Seekers Glass Gallery presents a beautiful selection of hand-crafted art pieces and jewelry.
Don't miss Cambria Nursery and Florist at 2801 Eton Drive (805-927-4747), and California State Historic Landmark number 939, Nitt Witt Ridge.
The Central Coast of California abounds in outdoors adventure possibilities. From the astounding variety of wildlife in Morro Bay National Estuary to the quiet country roads of Edna Valley to majesty of Big Sur, the outdoor enthusiast will find a multitude of options here. Central Coast Outdoors specializes in taking people outside to explore the area, offering numerous day trips including several different kayak tours on Morro Bay, road bicycling tours down the Pacific Coast Highway and through the winery areas, as well as hiking eco-tours in Montana de Oro and Big Sur.
To learn more about things to do in Cambria, California, or to make your hotel reservation, please contact the FogCatcher Inn at 800-425-4121.