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Moonstone Drive

Cambria, CA
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Ranked #2 of 7 Attractions in Cambria
Type: Scenic Drives, Landmarks
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Owner description: Oceanfront scenic loop that parallels Highway 1.
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Fresno, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Fantastic views; good walking trails, nice beach. Even on a drizzly, yes rain in California, this is total joy to walk trails. Close to town but you feel like your miles from civilization!.

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Fremont, California
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1,061 attraction reviews
986 helpful votes 986 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

When we were there in October this year, it was so fun to drive Moonstone Drive as it was during their annual scarecrow festival. Each of the inns and lodges there had a scarecrow by their place. In addition, we were there on a very clear warm October day so the stops we did at the ocean parks were amazing.... More

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Acampo, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is a lovely drive along the coast. It has ample space for walking along the side and the traffic is very low and slow. You have a beautiful view of the coast too!

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
15 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We walked down Moonstone Drive from our hotel and it was a great walk. It's right next to the ocean so the view is wonderful. We also drove down it a couple of times slowly and it's a great drive with lovely scenery.

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Los Angeles, California
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94 reviews 94 reviews
24 attraction reviews
272 helpful votes 272 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Moonstone Drive has one of the most blissful water views on the California coast. You can drive down the street but it will be difficult keeping your eyes on the road. There are several parking sections, park along the road or the day parking lots at either end of the Drive. It is an easy walk along the wooden boardwalk... More

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Portland Oregon
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92 reviews 92 reviews
21 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Have never been to Cambria and booked our B&B (White Water Inn) on Moonstone Drive after reading about it on Trip Advisor. The Inn is lovely and the boardwalk on the beach is right across the street. What a lovely place!

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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The boardwalk on Moonstone drive is gorgeous. It is about a mile walk but well worth it. The scenery and wildlife along the way are just incredible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Moonstone Beach Drive is a short street of moderately priced hotels (for california), a pretty wooden boardwalk for admiring the ocean views and nature, fresh seafood restaurants, and a great picnic area. Another walk not to be missed in the area is the Fiscallini Ranch Preserve, not as touristed and hard to find parking - but loved by locals.

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Glendale, California
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434 reviews 434 reviews
127 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

definitely worth detouring off the PCH to visit here. Lots of cool places to pull over and see. Drive slow...There are a lot of people jay walking

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Atascadero, California
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266 reviews 266 reviews
95 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Moon Stone Drive is a real no brainier! Take the short drive, park walk and eat! Take Pictures, Watch the sunset, the waves. Feel the sea breeze, experience the lovely Cambria experience!

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