Cambria on California Highway 1 Discovery Route

Highway 1 Discovery Route Travel Blog

Cambria on California Highway 1 Discovery Route

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Located midway between LA and San Francisco, this magnificent panoramic road is a travel delight and cornucopia of possible adventures. Along this world-class 101-mile stretch of California’s Central Coast you’ll find:

  • breathtaking natural beauty
  • 12 state parks
  • unique wildlife habitats
  • Hearst Castle
  • hot springs
  • 3 bountiful wine regions
  • your personal discoveries
  • 10 pristine uncrowded beaches
  • great dining
  • Monarch Butterflies
  • Elephant Seals
  • history
  • sand dunes


Our Experience

The 10 Discovery Route destinations are: Edna Valley, Arroyo Grande Valley, Nipomo, Oceano, Avila Beach, Los Osos / Baywood Park, Cayucos, Cambria, San Simeon, and Ragged Point. We stay in Cambria; its central location lets us sample a little of everything in 3 days. Come along with us – discover what you can see and do!

See the full journey here!