San Simeon News

The Highway 1 Dream Drive

Celebrating the reopening of Highway 1 after a year of being closed, over 90 journalists and digital influencers participated in the “Dream Drive.” Participants traveled in vehicle models from 1934 to 2018, honoring the 84 years of Highway 1 being open. San Simeon was among the list of stops, and participants could soak in the many different breathtaking sights of the area. Read More >

Can You Guess Where?

A hidden gem on California's central coast - San Simeoon offers a castle, elephant seals, and zebras within miles on this iconic stretch of Highway 1. Read More >

Highway 1 Re-Opens!

Highway 1 – America’s most iconic coastal highway – makes a comeback after the detrimental mudslides in May 2017. With full access from Cambria to Carmel, travelers are once again free to cruise the world-famous thoroughfare. Read More >

San Simeon New Gateway Sign Ribbon Cutting

San Simeon locals and officials gather at the sign’s ceremonious ribbon cutting. The monument alerts travelers on Highway 1 they’ve officially entered the famed seaside town. With scenic backdrops, the sign was strategically placed to encourage photos and social media posts. Read More >

Explore San Simeon Day 2

When you look down from Hearst Castle, built high on his “Enchanted Hill,” you can see why he and so many guests fell in love with the view. The sparkling blue Pacific Ocean, embraced by cliffs and hill, is stunning. Of course, no trip to San Simeon is complete without getting in the water. Read More >