San Simeon offers a variety of activities, tours, and sightseeing locations for visitors to enjoy during their stay at one of the most beautiful destinations along the Central Coast. The city is home to world-famous Hearst Castle, known for its towering terraces, picturesque pools, lush gardens, and opulent art collection. Visiting the local beach, the pier, the lighthouse and enjoying the local sea life of this town will make your while well worth it. Unspoiled, uninhabited and completely intact, San Simeon`s beaches are among the most beautiful in all of California. There are plenty of ways to explore the beachy beauty of San Simeon. At Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery, elephant seals cover the shore. Head here in winter to see these extraordinary creatures as they bring their little ones into the world.
Santa Barbara - San Simeon: 2 hrs. 30 mins.
San Simeon- Carmel: 2 hrs 15 mins. approx.
Carmel - Monterey Airport: 15 mins. approx.