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town.san simeon

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The San Simeon coastline is an excellent place for hiking and picnics. There is a great hiking here, right on the cliffs. Hearst Castle is a historic, museum (mansion) located on the hills of the Central Coast. Daily tours can be booked & reservations are highly recommended. Major tourists area.
elevation: 60'
population: 462
zip code: 93452


coastal cliffs, rocky beaches, forested peaks

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San Luis Obispo County
NW of San Luis Obispo
on Hwy 1


William Randolph Hearst built this mansion on the hill, in the middle of the Central Coast wilderness to entertained family & friends. The castle nicknamed "Camp Hill" - the idea of roughing it was obviously a foreign concept to these aristocrats. Another name is La Cuesta Encantada, which in Spanish is 'The Enchanted Hill'.

nearby towns:
Morro Bay
San Luis Obispo
Big Sur
Paso Robles

Hearst Castle Hikes

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