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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cambria:

  • Marine Terrace: 138 vacation rentals
  • Park Hill: 67 vacation rentals
  • Pine Knolls Estates: 49 vacation rentals
  • East Village: 54 vacation rentals
  • Los Osos: 228 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Cambria?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Cambria. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cambria Center for the Arts: 468 vacation rentals
  • Leffingwell Landing: 361 vacation rentals
  • San Simeon State Park: 313 vacation rentals
  • Morro Rock: 813 vacation rentals
  • Ragged Point: 42 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cambria?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 315 Houses in Cambria. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cambria include:

  • Cottages: 25 rentals available
  • Cabins: 25 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 20 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cambria?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 78 vacation rentals with pool available in Cambria. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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