Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Cambria

Enjoy the history and other features of Cambria. This walkable and relaxing city is known for its beaches, seaside and shopping. Hearst Castle and Elephant Seal Rookery are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Cambria

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Cambria has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Justin Vineyards and Winery (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Coastal Discovery Center at San Simeon Bay (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Hearst Ranch Winery (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Jack Creek Celllars (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Donati Family Vineyard (14.8 mi / 23.7 km)
  • ZinAlley Winery (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Cambria

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, September, October, August and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 67°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Cambria

Cambria is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Cambria is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Elephant Seal Rookery (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • San Simeon State Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Morro Bay State Park (19.7 mi / 31.6 km)
  • Fiscalini Ranch Preserve (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Moonstone Beach Park (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Leffingwell Landing (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Cambria

The nearest airport is in San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional), located 31.9 mi (51.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Cambria?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 411 holiday lettings near Cambria. From 340 Houses to 25 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cambria for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Cambria?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cambria:

  • Marine Terrace: 143 holiday homes
  • Park Hill: 72 holiday homes
  • East Village: 57 holiday homes
  • Pine Knolls Estates: 54 holiday homes
  • Los Osos: 312 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cambria?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Cambria. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cambria Center for the Arts: 477 holiday lettings
  • Leffingwell Landing: 375 holiday lettings
  • Fremont Theater: 986 holiday lettings
  • Piedras Blancas Lighthouse: 202 holiday lettings
  • Morro Coast Audubon Society Sweet Springs Nature Preserve: 934 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cambria listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cambria?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 340 Houses in Cambria. Our other popular types of Cambria holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 21 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cambria?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 88 holiday homes with pool available in Cambria. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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