Cambria on California Highway 1 Discovery Route

Located midway between LA and San Francisco, this magnificent panoramic road is a travel delight and cornucopia of possible adventures. Along this world-class 101-mile stretch of California’s Central Coast you’ll find:
– breathtaking natural beauty          – 10 pristine uncrowded beaches      – great dining
– unique wildlife habitats                 – 12 state parks                              – Monarch Butterflys
– Hearst Castle                                – Elephant Seals                            – hot springs
– 3 bountiful wine regions                – sand dunes                                  – history
+ your personal discoveries

Our Experience
The 10 Discovery Route destinations are: Edna Valley, Arroyo Grande Valley, Nipomo, Oceano, Avila Beach, Los Osos / Baywood Park, Cayucos, Cambria, San Simeon, and Ragged Point. We stay in Cambria; its central location lets us sample a little of everything in 3 days. Come along with us – discover what you can see and do!



Cambria California Where the ocean meets the pines. A bucket-list travel location/experience. Part of California’s Highway l Discovery Route in San Luis Obispo County. Where Midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, on the majestic Central Coast. What to do Wildlife Viewing (a...


Day 1

drive Los Angeles to Cambria Our leisurely 4 hour drive along picturesque Highway 1 starts in Santa Monica. We make our way along scenic coast through Malibu, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Solvang, Pismo Beach. Finally, just past Morro Bay, we arrive in Cayucos, a small seaside...


Day 2

8 am breakfast in room Very nice in-room breakfast, delivered to our door.   21 miles / 34 km 10 am dash north on Highway 1 about 10 minutes to the incredible Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery The Northern Elephant Seal migrates thousands of miles twice each year,...


Day 3

8 am Open shutters to check out the day.  Across our patio we can see the surf. Looks like another perfect day on the horizon. Such a treat to have breakfast and daily newspaper delivered to our room. Just like home – eat in pajamas, read news, watch a little early...


Thanks to all who helped create this fine experience Fun of Travel  Joseph Cillo Publisher & Editor in Chief     Mary Buttaro Creative & Photo Editor Mental Marketing  Mark Elterman CEO     Maryann Stansfield VP of Marketing                  ...