The perfect day trip
Hearst Castle

Step back in time

The California State Parks operates this historic property that was once the private estate of William Randolph Hearst, famous art collector and publisher. Now open to the public, Hearst Castle offers daily guided tours, amazing San Simeon views, and sometimes even Zebra spottings!

The visitor center at Hearst Castle features:

  • Special exhibits
  • Food service and espresso bar
  • Museum and gift shop
  • The National Geographic Theater showcasing the giant screen, 40 minute companion film to the Hearst Castle tours: “Hearst Castle – Building the Dream”

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