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.
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.
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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in San Simeon. The hottest month in San Simeon is March, when temperatures peak at 92 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 32 ˚F. The wettest month in San Simeon is January with 5.31 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 0.02 inches of rain.
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