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Things to do in San Simeon

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Ranked #1 of 12 attractions in San Simeon
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #2 of 12 attractions in San Simeon
Category: Beaches; Nature/ Wildlife Areas

Three miles north of the turnoff to Hearst Castle, you'll find a parking lot overlooking a beach at Piedras Blancas. If it's Dec-Feb, the presence of crowds of people lined up at... more »

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Ranked #3 of 12 attractions in San Simeon
Category: Historic Sites; Castles; Monuments/ Statues
It took 28 years to complete William Randolph Hearst's lavish estate, which includes 165 rooms on 125 acres.
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Ranked #4 of 12 attractions in San Simeon
Category: Boat Tours
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Ranked #5 of 12 attractions in San Simeon
Category: Wineries
Owner description: The hand-crafted vintages of Hearst Ranch Wines have been brought to life by the collaboration of sound agricultural... more » Owner description: The hand-crafted vintages of Hearst Ranch Wines have been brought to life by the collaboration of sound agricultural practices, impeccable winemaking and the philanthropic involvement of Steve Hearst and Jim Saunders. Tasting Room Open Daily 11a.m. to 5p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day Located on the coast in the historic Sebastian's General Store, we are housed alongside Sebastian's Cafe and the San Simeon Post Office. Grab a sandwich at Sebastian's Cafe, and join us for a wine tasting! « less
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Ranked #6 of 12 attractions in San Simeon
Category: Beaches
Charming and natural beach.
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Ranked #7 of 12 attractions in San Simeon
Category: State Parks
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Ranked #8 of 12 attractions in San Simeon
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #9 of 12 attractions in San Simeon
Category: Specialty Shops
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Ranked #10 of 12 attractions in San Simeon
Category: Geologic Formations
Jade hunters enjoy looking for this gem on the beach.
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Ranked #11 of 12 attractions in San Simeon
Category: Museums
Owner description: Located on beautiful San Simeon Bay, the Coastal Discovery Center offers interactive exhibits and educational programs which... more » Owner description: Located on beautiful San Simeon Bay, the Coastal Discovery Center offers interactive exhibits and educational programs which highlight the cultural and natural history of San Simeon, California State Parks, and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. The interface of land and sea is unique here, drawing people for its rich bounty, economic opportunity, recreation and inspiration. Protecting these special places preserves them for use and enjoyment for generations to come. « less
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Ranked #12 of 12 attractions in San Simeon
Category: Theaters
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