Live Entertainment in Cambria
Cambria Pines Lodge, Burton Dr., 927-4200
Hamlet at Moonstone gardens Hwy 1, just north of town 927-3535
Molly's Coffee Den, Main St., 927-8941
West End Bar & Grill, Main St., 927-5521
Pewter Plough Playhouse
Enjoy an Evening or a Matinees Show in this historical, quaint, cozy, theater. Celebrating
18 years of stage production. For tickets and/or schedule of upcoming performances, call
(805)-927-3877 or write to P.O. Box 1776, Cambria CA, 93428. The theater is located at 828 Main
Street, West Village, Cambria.
Search for moonstones, shells, California jade and other semiprecious stones from the mouth of Santa
Rosa Creek north to San Simeon.
Nit Wit Ridge
A found-material mansion you won't believe. Built by Art Beale, known as "Captain Nit Wit" and
"Doctor Tinkerpaw". Designated as an Historical Monument and National Folk Art. On Hillcrest
Drive north of Main Street in West Village.
Old Cambria Jail House
Located next to Allied Arts Schoolhouse Gallery on Main Street.
Day Use Parks
In Cambria, Leffingwell Landing, at the north end of Moonstone Beach Drive, offers magnificent coastline
views, picnic tables, restrooms, beach access, Shamel Park, adjacent to Moonstone Beach on Windsor
,has a large, protected grassy area, playground, horse shoe pit, and BBQ's for day use.
Swimming pool open in Summer. In San Simeon Cove, William R. Hearst State Beach has a wide sandy beach
, picnic areas, and year round sport fishing.
William R Hearst State Beach, just seven miles north or Cambria, has pier fishing and fishing
party boats available for full or half-day trips. Winter Whale watching excursions are also available.
Fishing licenses available. Rock and surf fishing is permitted along Moonstone Beach at various locations.
Hearst Castle Tickets
In the Santa Lucia Mountains of California on a hilltop overlooking the Pacific Ocean, craftsmen
labored nearly 28 years to create a magnificent estate of 165 rooms and 127 acres of gardens,
terraces, pools and walkways. Its rooms were furnished with and impressive collection of Spanish
and Italian antiques and art. Its name is La Cuesta Encantada-"The Enchanted Hill".
Better knows as Hearst Castle, it was once the home of newspaper publisher
William Randolph Hearst.
Today it is a State Historical Monument, its richness and beauty preserved by the California
The Castle is open for tours daily, except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Four daytime
tours and one evening tour are available. All tours include a half mile walk and 150 to 400 stairs.
Each daytime tour takes about one hour and 45 minutes, including bus trips to and from the Visitor
Center. Tour Number One is recommended for first-time visitors.
Tours depart from the Visitor Center by the bus time printed on the ticket. An audio tape program
provides background information during the 5 mile trip to the Castle.
Purchase your tickets at the Cambria Chamber of Commerce (805)-927-3624
or stop by the office at 767 Main Street. Open daily from 9am to 5pm.
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