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Moonstone Drive

Address: Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
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Ranked #3 of 11 Activities in Cambria
Type: Scenic Drives, Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Oceanfront scenic loop that parallels Highway 1.
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Type: Scenic Drives, Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Oceanfront scenic loop that parallels Highway 1.

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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

One of the few "drives" I have experienced with decent parking. There is a boardwalk that parallels the beach, and it is long. Entries are provided frequently, so if you are not good at walking in sand or over rough ground, you will not feel left out. The day we went, there were surf advisories along the coast, which made... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
34 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

It's a beautiful drive no matter what time of the day, but our favorite is in the afternoon just before the sun sets.

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california
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

there are several hotels along Moonstone Beach Drive. All have easy access to the boardwalk that goes the length of the drive. Easy walk along the beautiful shoreline. Convenient , beautiful.

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CALIFORNIA
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243 reviews 243 reviews
120 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We have stayed in hotels on Moonstone Beach many times because we love being close to the ocean and the walks on the boardwalk along the ocean. It is our favorite place in the Cambria area.

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Northridge, Ca
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Beautiful, well-maintained walk along the coast. Meadows(saw deer on one occasion) on one side, gorgeous sea-coast on the other.

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San Ramon, California
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139 reviews 139 reviews
26 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Beautiful walk on a well maintained easy walk on boardwalk with spectacular ocean views. Lots of benches along boardwalk to sit and enjoy ocean views.

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Kenwood, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
28 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

If you must stay in Cambria, this wood plank walkway provides a nice place to stroll overlooking the beach and coastline. I just wish it were lighted because there are no sidewalks on Moonstone Drive. At night you have to walk along the road shoulder with traffic and headlights whizzing by to get to either of the two restaurants, Cambria... More 

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Morgan, Utah
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is the small highway that parallels Hwy 1, and is where all of the small boutique hotels that face the water are located. You can pull over just about anywhere on the beach side, enjoy the view, and take a stroll along the elevated cliffs or shoreline. Beautiful views!

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Fresno, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

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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1,187 attraction reviews
1,137 helpful votes 1,137 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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