This approximately 35-mile round-trip route goes from Cambria to Cayucos, a charming town on the Central Coast. The journey features numerous appealing stops, including stunning vistas and delicious food and beverage locales. This route is an all-asphalt route perfect for those looking for a ride with minimal climbing and many chances to stop and enjoy the coastal scenery.
Points of Interest
Villa Creek Road Pull-Off
Villa Creek Road Pull-OffCayucos, CA 93430
View of Cayucos in the Distance to the South
Vista Point: Cayucos in the Distance to the SouthCayucos, CA 93430
View of Morro Rock
View of Morro RockCayucos, CA 93430
Carlson RockCayucos, CA 93430
Beach with Sand Dollars
Beach with Sand DollarsCayucos, CA 93430
Vista Point: Morro Rock
Trails at this vista point lead to incredible views of Morro Rock and Cayucos. Short hike, big reward.
Cayucos Pier & State Beach
Cayucos State Beach is known for its fishing pier, beautiful beach, and historical buildings, many of which are left over from the prospering old town and still stand as a variety of businesses, such as restaurants, antique stores, and specialty shops. The sandy beach offers mild weather, and many visitors take advantage of local-favorite weather sports, like surfing, boogie boarding, swimming, and kayaking. Lifeguards are on duty during peak summer months. There are picnic tables, play equipment, restrooms, and outside showers available.
Beach Stop: Moonstone Beach & Boardwalk
Famous for its dramatic coastline and breathtaking views, Moonstone Beach and its mile-long boardwalk is where your Cambria seaside escape begins. Whether you want to sink your toes into the sand, catch glimpses of marine life swimming by, explore living tide pools, or simply ride by and enjoy the views, you will find there is something for everyone to enjoy on Moonstone Beach.
Beach Stop: Villa Creek Road Pull-Off
Just past Villa Creek Road, there is a pull-off that leads to some small trails, a quiet beach, and some beautiful ocean views.
Vista Point: Cayucos in the distance to the south
Stop here to see a fantastic view of the Pacific with Cayucos in the distance.
Vista Point: Carlson Rock
Located on the beach in Cayucos just past the waterline, Carlson Rock is the halfway point in your ride from Cambria to Cayucos.
Beach Stop: Sand Dollars
The beach south of Cayucos is known for being covered in Sand Dollars. Stop to search for your own at this beautiful beach.