Cambria Guided tours
Guided tours in Cambria, California, United States
Piedras Blancas Light Station
Piedras Blancas Light Station in Cambria, California, is a historical lighthouse that was built in 1874 to a height of 100 feet, and after structural damage resulting from earthquakes, 3 levels were removed and today stands at a height of 70 feet. Access to this unique lighthouse is only through guided tours on specific days, and these tours give visitors an interesting insight into the vital role that a lighthouse served in maritime navigation. Volunteer guides at Piedras Blancas Light Station are knowledgeable and friendly, and with binoculars conveniently placed in the lighthouse visitors are able to see seals, pelicans, whales, dolphins frolicking in the surrounding waters.
Stepladder Creamery in Cambria, California, is located within a historic old barn and is home to a creamery and milking parlor. Our interesting creamery tours are an hour long, and afford opportunities to visit with the animals, see inside a milking parlor, peek into the creamery where you will learn how we make our delicious cheeses, and your guided tour will end with a tasting of cow and goat's milk cheeses. Stepladder Ranch set on 740 acres is a spacious and comfortable home with 5 bedrooms, and is ideal for family getaways or group retreats. Stepladder Creamery has a herd of 35 happy goats who graze one 3 acres of pasture and we also raise pigs, grow avocados and citrus fruits.
Stolo Family Vineyards and Winery
Stolo Family Vineyards and Winery in Cambria, California, is located in a lovingly restored farmhouse and old dairy barn that dates back to the 1800's, and is set on 9 acres of sunny vineyards. The vineyards were planted in 1998, and with its ideal location our winery has produced unmatched and award winning boutique wines. A rustic tasting room and winery ensures visitors enjoy a delightful winery experience. Stolo Family Vineyards and Winery offers interesting guided tours of the winery as well as wine tastings, and our beautiful location is the ideal venue for private parties, receptions and many other functions with up to 50 guests.
Hearst Castle in Cambria, California, was built in 1865, and over the years many interesting and beneficial transformations have taken place, and today this unique castle consists of 165 rooms set on 127 acres of gardens with walkways, pools and terraces. Because this castle is a 'must see' when visiting our coastal town, guided tours are offered that will take you through the magnificent grand rooms filled with art and beautiful furnishing. From there you climb a spiral staircase to the Gothic suite and other sumptuous guest bedrooms. Guided tours of Hearst Castle also include the wine cellar, a former private zoo and the lush gardens. See Hearst Castle come alive with evening guided tours with docents who are dressed in 1930s period costumes.