Activities in Ragged Point
Activity Map ~ San Simeon
The stunning natural beauty of San Simeon Cove; the enchantment of a hilltop castle - what a beautiful way to start the day!
Arroyo Laguna Beach
Arroyo Laguna Beach is a windsurfing and kiteboarding spot along the northern San Luis Obispo Coast.
Big Sur National Scenic Byway
Travel the route that hugs the California coast, providing access to austere, windswept cypress trees, fog-shrouded cliffs and the crashing surf of the Pacific Ocean. Views include rugged canyons, towering redwoods, sea lions, and other marine life.
Boucher Trail at Piedras Blancas
The Boucher Trail runs from the paved elephant seal viewing parking for 1.9 miles, to a half mile north of the Piedras Blancas Light Station.
California Coastal National Monument
Connecting the Pacific Ocean with the land, the California Coastal National Monument provides unique coastal habitat for marine-dependent wildlife and vegetation
The Ragged Point Inn and Resort is located at the northernmost corner of San Luis Obispo County, 18 miles north of Hearst Castle on Highway 1, at the base of the Big Sur National Scenic Byway.
Coastal Discovery Center at San Simeon Bay
Located on beautiful San Simeon Bay, the Coastal Discovery Center celebrates the connection between land and seas.
Diva Day Spa
We are a welcoming, understated spa and salon located oceanfront
Dog Friendly Activities Along Highway 1
California’s Central Coast provides a fun and safe playground for both dogs and their humans. Stay in dog-friendly lodging, dine in dog-friendly restaurants, and frolic on dog-friendly beaches, hikes and parks.
Elephant Seals of San Simeon
Find Elephant Seals on the beach, just off Highway 1. The rookery is easily accessible, free, and open to the public, year-round.
Hands On Citizen Science Outing in San Simeon Cove
Each week the Coastal Discovery Center invites visitors to participate in its Plankton Monitoring program and other programs.
With its extravagant antiquities, architecture, and heritage, Hearst Castle welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Plan your visit today.
Hearst Castle Evening Tours
The Hearst Castle Evening Tour allows you to view this historic California mansion in the twilight hours
Hearst Ranch Winery
Coastal tasting room inside the Historic Sebastian's Deli, down the hill from Hearst Castle.
Highway 1 Zebra Viewing
Traveling the winding ranch road to Hearst Castle, guests once passed through fenced fields populated with many species of exotic wild animals
Junge Ranch Trail
Junge Ranch Trail - Hearst San Simeon State Park is a 2.2 mile out and back trail located near Cambria
Pacific Valley Bluff Trail
Highway 1 is most famous for its coastal views, so you'll definitely want to take the chance to hop out of your car and stroll along the Pacific Valley Bluff Trail.
Paso Wine Country
Halfway between the two main California metropolises of Los Angeles and San Francisco is Paso Robles Wine Country.