Before the advent of the railroad and easily traversed highways, most of the commerce in central California was conducted by ship and piers and wharfs were vitally important. Local products were shipped out to markets in San Francisco or Los Angeles. Early on, during the Spanish and Mexican eras, ships anchored off the coast and […]
Cass House (Captain James Cass House)
Still standing as a restored inn and restaurant, Captain James Cass’s House is in downtown Cayucos.
Pacific Coast Railway Union Oil Pier “Cal Poly Pier”
In 1914 the Pacific Coast Railway Company constructed a pier at Port San Luis for commercial shipping.
The Hoosegow Jailhouse
The tiny one-room jailhouse over-looking downtown Arroyo Grande from Le Point Street is known as the Hoosegow.
Set in the heart of rural San Luis Obispo County, California lies Harmony.
Kayak Back In Time to Historic Lighthouse (Beginners Welcome)
Paddle back in time with professional kayak guides to the 125 year old fully restored and quite beautiful Point San Luis Lighthouse in Avila Beach, California
The Place Arts Co-Op
Creative inspiration runs wild at “The Place” – Oceano’s arts co-op on Hwy 1.
Avila Beach Lifeguard Tower Murals
The towers have become a popular “must-see” for both residents and visitors.
GOWA was founded by Christopher & Dinah Lee
Love Story Project
Stories The Love Story Project wants to record span beyond stories of couples currently together and in love.
Ocean heir features the largest selection of handmade letterpress greeting cards in Cambria
Verde of Cambria
Nature Inspired Boutique focusing on comfort and relaxation, whimsical decor and over 40 organic herbal teas with samples of the day.
Visions of Nature Gallery
I offer a wide selection of nature photos from all over the USA.
We are proud to offer unique, individually handcrafted items, personally selected from the finest American artists
Main Street in Cambria
People come from around the world to visit the shops in Cambria. Our vibrant artist community includes designers, artists, craftspeople and you will find special treasures you will not see anywhere else.
Teachers, students, beachgoers, researchers and others can now view a wealth of information about central California marine life
Walk Back in Time: Cambria Museum & Historic Buildings Self-Guided Walking Tour
Cambria has a rich history dating back to the 1860's. Visitors and locals alike enjoy the self-guided walking tour that visits 26 historic structures throughout the small and welcoming town.
Hearst Castle Evening Tours
The Hearst Castle Evening Tour allows you to view this historic California mansion in the twilight hours