From the dreamily dubbed Moonstone Beach to the quirky Nitt Witt Ridge, Cambria is a Central California Coast destination for the free-spirited and fun-seeking families alike. Plan a relaxing beach escape slightly off the beaten path and stay at one of our cozy Cambria vacation rentals.
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As part of San Luis Obispo County, Cambria is surrounded by other beach hamlets and Central California towns. An easygoing day trip from Cambria could start with homemade breakfast in your vacation rental—complete with a well-equipped kitchen—then a jaunt south on Highway 1. You’ll have plenty to explore, and afterward, you’ll be grateful for the comfy beds at our Cambria beach house rentals.
Stretched out over eight-and-a-half square miles on scenic route Highway 1 and halfway between Monterey Bay and Santa Barbara, Cambria is one of the prettiest towns in California. Its closest major metropolitan area is Fresno, 135 miles northeast, but this village is easily accessible via many state and US routes, as well as the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport.
With miles of coastline, native Monterey pine groves, and wandering wildlife, this seaside town of roughly 6,000 friendly residents is all about the beach habitat. Nature thrives here among the protected areas, including the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve with its coastal Bluff Trail, Cambria State Marine Park where snorkelers and kayakers can observe seals, and White Rock State Marine Conservation Area, at which researchers study the rich inter-tidal zones.
Unique Cambria attractions include Nitt Witt Ridge, a folk art destination that could only exist in California. With Paso Robles wine country just over 30 miles east, you'll be inspired to tour wineries and tasting rooms. Bring home a bottle to pop and share at any of our Cambria vacation rentals.
Northeast of Cambria is Lake Nacimiento for boating, swimming, or stand-up paddleboarding.
Get to know or reacquaint yourself with California through one of our Cambria vacation rentals for a getaway filled with beautiful beach vistas. Book today.