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San Simeon Attractions near The Morgan at San Simeon

Whether getting away for the weekend or just spending the night, you're sure to enjoy every minute you spend in San Simeon, California. The Morgan at San Simeon hotel is ideally located on Highway One surrounded by the Central Coast's most impressive attractions. From awe-striking castles to beautiful beaches to the region's finest wines - the very best of land and sea is well within your reach. Choose The Morgan, a favorite among Cambria and San Simeon hotels, for your next stay on California's Central Coast.

Hearst Castle

This magnificent estate tucked into the Santa Lucia Mountains was built formoonstone beach hotels newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst in 1919. Today it is the premier San Simeon attraction with over one million visitors every year. The historic landmark offers daily guided tours and several seasonal events throughout the year. Guest access to Hearst Castle is provided by shuttle, which departs from the Visitor Center located just off Highway One on Hearst Castle Drive. As the favorite choice in Hearst Castle hotels, The Morgan at San Simeon is located only 4 miles from the Visitor Center.

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Paso Robles Wine Country / The Wine Wrangler

The area surrounding Paso Robles is home to more than 180 wineries and 26,000 vineyard acres, making Paso Robles Wine Country one of California's hottest wine destinations. Get the most of your wine tour of Paso Robles by grabbing a seat on The Wine Wrangler. This popular excursion offers several wine tours of the Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo regions. The Morgan at San Simeon is one of the closest coastal hotels near Paso Robles Wine Country.

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Cambria Village

Small in scale but big on charm, Cambria Village is a beloved Central Coast vacation destination. Spend the day browsing the art galleries, sampling fine wines and searching the eclectic antique shops for that perfect find. Cambria is also a great place to dine with delicious restaurants for any taste and budget. The Morgan is located only 5 miles away, making us an ideal choice in hotels near Cambria Village.

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Hearst Beach

Come see the weaned pups teach themselves how to swim

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Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery

Witness the unforgettable sight of thousands of elephant seals nestled along the beaches of the San Simeon Bay at the Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery. This unusual Central Coast attraction is located 8 miles north of The Morgan at San Simeon hotel along Highway One and is open every day of the year. The Elephant Seal Rookery operates admission free.

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Moonstone Beach

Moonstone Beach is situated at the north side of the quaint, artsy village of Cambria, about 3 miles from our San Simeon motel. The picturesque beach is great for relaxing along the well combed stretch of sand, exploring beautifully colored starfish and strolling the boardwalk which provides lovely vistas of the Pacific Ocean. It's a great place to spend an enchanted evening with that special someone before returning to your fireplace-lit room at The Morgan.

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Morro Bay

Explore the majesty and wonder of Morro Bay. This unique central coast community presents miles of pristine beaches and plenty of reasons to take advantage of the prime location. Be sure to take a kayak or boat tour of the Morro Bay National Estuary, and have your cameras ready for the perfect shot of "Morro Rock." More fun things to do near Morro Bay include golfing, kite flying, skateboarding, live music and dancing and even whale watching during the season. Morro Bay is located 25 miles south of The Morgan at San Simeon hotel.book_now

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