Professional cyclists and novices alike know that taking a “winter break” can put you miles behind your former self. While there are always indoor bikes, the view from your seat can get… well, boring. Fortunately, cyclists in-the-know can head to the Central Coast all year long, where there are beautiful views, comfortable accommodations and amazing cycling routes.
Here are eight reasons the Central Coast is the perfect year-round training ground!
Mild weather all year
Conditions are ideal for cycling year-round, with the exception of the occasional rain cloud. There’s rarely a time when the roads aren’t primed for a ride!
Variety of cycling routes
There are multiple routes for cyclists that begin in Cambria, with levels from intermediate to advanced. Riders will enjoy the varied terrain, challenging slopes and breathtaking scenery around every bend.
Simply riding the routes is great, but many of our routes pass through or end in places that are worth a stop, like Cayucos, Harmony and Gorda. There’s plenty to do and see in the area.
Exploring the great outdoors
If you want to take a break from cycling, you can head to one of the many trails in Cambria and go for a hike! Fiscalini Ranch is full of walking and hiking trails with stunning views.
Natural wonders of the area
The beauty of nature is abundant in and around Cambria. Stop to see the elephant seal rookery, check out the gorgeous coastline, or admire the unique Monterey pines dotted throughout the town. Don’t miss the zebras at Hearst Castle!
Delicious local food
The many restaurants in Cambria serve favorites like fresh-caught seafood, farm-to-table creations and ollalieberry desserts. You will certainly leave satisfied, if not craving seconds.
From Hearst Castle to the Pacific Coast Wine Trail to the Piedras Blancas Light Station, Cambria is situated close to a wide range of surrounding spots just waiting to be explored. You can even get to some of them on two wheels!
Whether you’re into beachy views from your bedroom, quaint bed-and-breakfast or a cabin aesthetic, you’ll find it in Cambria. Rest your head in between rides, and relax in the perfect space for you.