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Central Coast Maps

Interested in visiting the beautiful Central Coast of California? Click on any of the Welcome Maps below for a bird's eye view of the three coastal areas featured on the maps. You can find dining, shopping and fun activities for romantic getaways or for the whole family. Our maps are interactive and fun to use. Enjoy browsing Cambria/San Simeon, Morro Bay and Pismo Beach/5 Cities areas. Please plan a visit soon.

Cambria & San Simeon

Cambria is an historic and sophisticated village on the coast of California midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Here you will delight in the exceptional galleries, fine restaurants and quaint shops. The lasting natural beauty of Cambria, where the ocean meets the pines, will keep you and your family coming back for a lifetime. San Simeon is the home of Hearst Castle, that is a must-see for every visitor. The castle is open daily, except on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's day. Be sure to check out the beach and pier at old San Simeon across from the entrance to the castle, this beach has a natural cove and is a safe place for the family to enjoy the water. You won't want to miss seeing the Elephant Seals at the viewing area 1 mile south of Piedras Blancas Lighthouse.

Morro Bay, Cayucos, & Los Osos

Morro Bay is home to one of California's few remaining fishing fleets. This resort town is dominated by Morro Rock, the seventh in a chain of volcanic peaks called the "Seven Sisters" that follows alongside Highway 1 for twelve miles north of San Luis Obispo. This area is a must for nature lovers. You might want to enjoy the bay and it's abundant wildlife in a kayak, or take a boat tour. Morro Bay's bustling wharf is great for a stroll while enjoying the many colorful shops, and delightful fresh seafood restaurants. Golfers will love the many breathtaking courses available to the public. Cayucos is an picturesque small town featuring a thriving Main Street that offers great choices when it comes to dining and shopping. Cayucos' waves are a favorite of local surfers and the beach is perfect for a long, leisurely sunset stroll.

Pismo Beach & 5 Cities Area

Pismo Beach is a nostalgic California beach town that attracts people from all over the world. Sunbathe in the perfect weather while watching the surfers, or take a stroll along the 1,200 ft. pier. Downtown is a perfect place to get a bite to eat or browse through the many interesting shops. There are many activities in the area - Dune exploring, golfing, four wheel ATV riding, horseback riding, surfing and fishing. Pismo Beach is the focal point in a stretch of several lovely beach towns. Be sure to check out Shell Beach, Avila Beach, Grover Beach, Arroyo Grande, Oceano and Nipomo.

San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo is known for it's perfect weather. It's a pleasure to walk around this lovely tree-lined town. San Luis Obispo has a charming shopping district filled with historic buildings that comprise the delightful downtown area. While enjoying your visit, you will delight in the exceptional galleries, fine restaurants and colorful shops. Every Thursday evening, an open-air Farmers Market fills four blocks of the downtown. You might want to try the just-picked produce and maybe sample a variety of barbecued specialties from local restaurants or just enjoy the many arts and crafts booths while you are entertained by local musicians and performers.

Built in 1772, Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa & Mission Plaza is the heart of the city, this beautifully landscaped plaza is the background for many events and festivals throughout the year. San Luis Creek meanders through the Plaza where you'll find the Art in Public Places project on display. San Luis Obispo is a regular on lists of top ten best places to live.

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