Explore The Coastal Beauty of Cambria, First-Hand
Hiking Trails, Horseback Riding, & Kayaking Just Minutes Away
Cambria's rugged coastline and lush rolling hills make us an adventure seeker's paradise. Experience the breathtaking landscape of California's coastline by foot, wheels, kayak, horseback, or surfboard - the choice is yours. And no matter your mode of exploration, we guarantee plenty of fun, as well as beautiful views.
Nearby Cambria Hiking
With its rolling hills and ocean views, San Luis Obispo County offers premier hiking trails just a short drive from Cambria. Explore these top SLO hikes during your next stay with us!
Montana de Oro State Park - Soaring 1,347 feet tall, when you hit the top, you’ll be treated to spectacular 360 degree views. This 4.5-mile hike is a must-do for our active guests.
Bishop’s Peak - Popular with hikers, walkers, and trail runners, this 3.7-mile hiking trail offers beautiful wildflowers and incredible views of the Central Coast, making it well worth the crowd.
Morro Strand Trail - Starting along Highway One, this scenic, easy 3-5 mile beach hike crosses sand dunes into Morro Strand State Beach, where you can walk along the ocean to the mini mountain guarding the entrance of Morro Bay.
Kayaking Excursions, Surfing, & More
Kayak along the rugged shores of beautiful Moonstone Beach, where guests enjoy close up views of marine life, surfers, and beachcombers. Kayak Outfitters offers a 2-hour Moonstone Beach Tour during the morning hours, wrapping up the excursion just in time for lunch. Kayak Outfitters also offers surfboard, body board, SUP, and wetsuit rentals.
Whether you're an experienced rider or it's your first-time, saddle up and discover the Central Coast on horseback. Madonna Inn Trail Rides offers guided trail rides on over 1,000 acres through the beautiful Madonna Ranch. Available to children 7 and up, enjoy beautiful views of San Luis Obispo, Laguna Lake, Bishop’s Peak, and Madonna Mountain. Don't forget to bring long pants and close-toed shoes. Madonna Inn Trail Rides is located in San Luis Obispo, just 35 miles from Cambria.
Cycle the Coast
If you love cycling, Cambria should definitely be on your bucket list. The Central Coast attracts riders from all over, where our spectacular coastal views will leave you breathless. Visit Cycle the Coast for bike routes, resources, and upcoming events, like the annual AMGEN Tour of California.