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Visiting California's Central Coast

The California Central Coast is one of my favorite areas to visit and I go a few times a year. Here's what I recommend in order of the way you'll see it if you take Pacific Coast Highway (South to North): San Simeon  Hearst Castle - This is in San Simeon about 20 miles south of Big Sur. It's worth the stop to see the beautiful grounds and Grecco-Roman pool. It was home to America's first billionaire, William Randolph Hearst, who built his castle on the crest of a mountain that overlooks rolling hills and beach below. Elephant Seal Vista - A seal is large, but an elephant is much bigger. An elephant seal is ENORMOUS. There's a natural breeding area on the beaches in...

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