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San Simeon Travel Guide

Right off California Highway 1, on a coastline that hugs the blue Pacific with its rugged cliffs, unspoiled beaches and lush greenery, you will discover the small and beautiful California town of San Simeon.

Things to Do in San Simeon

There's plenty to do in beautiful San Simeon. Top attractions include several spectacular sandy beaches, virtually uninhabited and perfect for surfing, kite surfing and sunbathing.

Hearst Castle is unmissable, a trip around William Randolph Hearst's sprawling architectural and palatial dream is breathtaking. Hiking trails are plentiful, so why not wander off in the direction of windswept Piedras Blancas lighthouse? Or challenge yourself to hike the cliffside trail to Ragged Point. Cycling is also available with different trails.

Wildlife lovers will want to go and spot the seals at The Piedras Blancas Rookery, the only elephant seal rookery in the world that is free and easily accessed for the public. California Sea Otters, dolphins and whales can often be seen off the coast of San Simeon. Of course the central coast of California is also wine country, and you can enjoy trips, tours and tastings at various vineyards.

Best Time to Visit San Simeon

There's never really a bad time to visit California, if you want to be sure to have sunny, dry weather and clear days, choose to come in July and August, although early fall and spring are also glorious.

Price and Availability in San Simeon

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in San Simeon is in June, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in San Simeon is in the high season in July. San Simeon has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in San Simeon tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in San Simeon tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in San Simeon

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in San Simeon. The hottest month in San Simeon is June, when temperatures peak at 98 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 31 ˚F. The wettest month in San Simeon is March with 4.72 inches of rain, while the driest month is October with 0.07 inches of rain.

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