Cambria Named One of "The 10 Most Beautiful Towns on the West Coast" by THECULTURETRIP.COM
Revered for it's beautiful jagged coastline, Cambria pines, moonstones, and overall relaxing vibes, Cambria is one of the Central Coasts' hidden gems. Stop in town and walk into one of the many locally owned shops with everything from art, clothing, and jewelry to home goods, plants, and herbs. Or, grab a bite to eat in town or down on Moonstone Beach. If you're traveling up Highway 1 towards Big Sur or traveling down to Pismo Beach, make Cambria a pit stop on your next journey through San Luis Obispo County.
"Cambria is a picturesque charmer, complete with tall pine trees and jagged coastline, located on California's Central Coast. While it only became known as Cambria in the late 19th century, the area is steeped in history from Native Americans calling it home, to having a part in the mining industry. Today, the town is a great artistic hub with many talented residents, plus there are galleries, music, and theatre opportunities. For the outdoor enthusiasts, recreational activities abound, which include water sports and hiking. For history seekers, interesting sites are waiting to be explored, including the Guthrie-Bianchini House. One of the oldest homes in the town, it now houses the Cambria Historical Museum. Many festivals take place throughout the year as well, including the Cambria Art and Wine Festival."