August, 2017

Pinedorado Days in Cambria

69th Annual Pinedorado Days! Since 1949, Labor Day weekend in Cambria celebrates Pinedorado Days, with a parade, barbecues, kids games, prizes, food booths, kiddy cars, food booths, pub, live entertainment and of course…the evening Cambria Follies! Pinedorado Days: This year we celebrate the 69th Annual Pinedorado Days where Cambria’s artistic flair is well-displayed by the handmade floats that represent local businesses and organizations. The parade starts in the East Village at 9:30am sharp and access into town is closed after 8:30am until the parade ends, so get there early to find a good spot to watch and enjoy the festivities! […]
July, 2017
Big Sur Coast California

Cambria to Big Sur – Road Trip

Southern Big Sur – SUMMER UPDATE: There is a section of Highway 1 in Big Sur that won’t be fixed for a while, and although you cannot drive directly from Carmel to Cambria, don’t let that stop you from exploring the area! Getting around the Highway 1 road closure is as simple as splitting Big Sur into 2 different road trips.   While you cannot go all the way up to Carmel from the south, there is plenty to explore from Cambria to the southern edge of Big Sur. We are going to focus on the Southern Big Sur Road Trip! […]
June, 2017
Farm Tours

Cambria Farm Tours

Cambria Farm Tours: You might not think of farm life when you think of Cambria, but Cambria has a rich history of farming and agriculture and some working farms still exist.  The Covell Clydesdale Ranch raises the majestic horses that you might know from Budweiser commercials!  The ranch is located just behind the town at the end of Bridge Street with acreage that boasts one of the last remaining stands of the Monterey Pine, which Cambria is known for.  The other ranch just outside of town is Stepladder Creamery.  This originally was a dairy farm and is now converted for […]
May, 2017

Family Summer Fun

Of course, nothing beats playing at the beach and the San Simeon State Park has a lovely cove where you can enjoy the water with shelter from the winds. There may be an occasional elephant seal on the beach, so be careful to always keep your distance! If you really want to see the elephant seals, a short drive north to the official rookery is an amazing look at the life of these interesting behemoths. Their size alone is impressive but their seasonal community allows us to watch all of the cycles of life from mating to birth and then […]