If you feel at peace in nature, then Cambria is a perfect getaway to refresh your spirit. With breathtaking vistas, beach front trails, miles of renowned cycling routes, remarkable tide pools to explore, and nearly perfect weather year-round, an outdoor escape to Cambria will likely stretch your expectations (and your legs). So lace up your hiking boots because Cambria is about to leave you breathless.
California’s Central Coast also boasts miles of world-renowned cycling routes for every level of athlete. From the training grounds for cycling’s elite to views that make intermediate rides more enjoyable; it’s safe to say the Central Coast will likely leave you breathless in more than one way. With hundreds of miles of scenic routes with spectacular vistas around every turn, cycling on the Central Coast should definitely be on everyone’s bucket list. To create your cycling route, click here.
If you like to experience nature hands-on, Moonstone Beach offers plenty of activities –
from kayaking and tide pooling, to strolling the boardwalk or hunting for moonstones – this breathtaking beach offers an unforgettable experience. Leffingwell Landing provides easy access to the rocky tide pools that are home to thousands of marine species. Get an up-close look at the incredible underwater world teeming with sea creatures that thrive in this fragile ecosystem.
If hiking trails and bike paths are more your speed, be sure to visit Fiscalini Ranch Preserve. The 430-acre preserve is packed with miles of hiking and biking trails, including the scenic Bluff Trail that runs along the rocky shoreline offering dramatic ocean views from the 400-ft ridge that overlooks the Pacific. To learn more about local hiking trails, click here.
Sea lovers can slip off their land legs, slip on their wetsuits and take an unforgettable kayaking tour through one of the most spectacular spots along the California coast. Explore the rocky coastline from this unique vantage point as you paddle through pristine waters filled with sea birds, harbor seals, sea otters and sea lions. You might even see migrating whales or dolphins feeding in the rich waters. There’s no better way to explore the Central Coast and experience nature firsthand.
From marine mammals to rare preserves, Cambria has natural wonders for everyone to marvel. Visit Piedras Blancas Rookery to see the Elephant Seals year round. Pay a special visit during late winter and early spring for mating and birthing season. Other sea mammals are also frequent visitors, including sea otters, whales, and dolphins. Plus, Cambria offers great opportunities for bird watching.
The perfect trip is in the eye of the beholder – and with amazing scenery around every bend, we certainly like your odds. Plan a getaway to Cambria and see what nature has to offer! Click here to create your outdoor adventure.