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Address: Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
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Description: Oceanfront scenic loop that parallels Highway 1.

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A Lovely Walk

Moonstone Drive provides a gorgeous scenic connection to the Main Street of Cambria and the ocean side hotels and restaurants. In addition to the cozy strip of beach below, the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Moonstone Drive provides a gorgeous scenic connection to the Main Street of Cambria and the ocean side hotels and restaurants. In addition to the cozy strip of beach below, the boardwalk provides an unadulterated view of the California coast for miles into the distance. The perfect place for the cliche (yet lovely) sunset picture.

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Taft, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

needs upkeep and trimming of the growth into the path, some of the boards need replacing because they are a fall hazard

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Cumming, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Road right next to the beach. Hotels and restaurants right across the street from the beach. Cliffs and wind blown cypress add to the charm.

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Monrovia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Lined by what appear to be lovely inns in this beautiful unspoiled central CA coastline. Definitely a nice place to visit!

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Lake Forest, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

If you love the coast, this is a must stop for you. There is a lovely path along moonstone beach with great breezes, ocean view. Tide pools beach access and parking (no charge) If you driving along the California Coast and need a break, stop. If you are lucky enough to be able to stay a night, take the chance.... More 

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Upland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Terrific views - not too crowded at any time of the day. We walked for miles. Evenings are magical - the moon glow makes the view even more special. A good set of binoculars will let you do some whale watching from the observation deck. Dogs on leads are welcome.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Cambria is a place which I was not expecting much, and that impressed me a lot. It's natural beauty is astonishing. Def worth the stop while driving down the 1!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This is a nice way to easily walk along the top looking over the beach, given that it is a boardwalk. The views are pretty, especially at sunset.

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Nelsonville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Great drive and even better walk. Beautiful area with a Great boardwalk for enjoying early morning walks along the water or Magical Sunsets in the evening. Such a treat!

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Enjoy a stroll along the board walk along the edge of a short bluff about the beach. There are benches along the way to sit and enjoy the view.

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