Anniversary Lunch, Cambria, California

This year we spent the entire day focused on being together for your anniversary, though we haven’t ever been apart on our anniversary we did activities that brought some adventure and new shared experiences. Cambria, California was the place for us this year. We were impressed by the pet friendly atmosphere that Cambria and many other towns is California have adopted. Pets are family as well and it’s hard to leave them behind in the car when going out to eat.

After walking our Lana our boxer through the entire town to go to the dog park, looking at Nit Wit Ridge we were all famished and in need of sustenance. I put my wife in charge of finding lunch for us. She often picks places for eating that are wonderful and someplace that I wouldn’t have normally chosen. While her first pick wasn’t open due to a Wine festival the second choice was perfect.

Indigo Moon, a local Cambria establishment, is a wonderful place to cool your heals and enjoy some fantastic cuisine or even a local bottle of wine. If you’re looking for a place for a quiet date or a Sunday morning brunch with live music Indigo moon, in my opinion, is the place for you if you are anywhere near Cambria California. You can choose to dine on the front patio with your pet, inside their clean restaurant, on the patio with heaters for those that want the fresh pacific ocean air without the chill, or in the garden. We chose the 3rd of the 4 options wanting to not be street side and having made appropriate arrangements for our boxer.

Don’t forget that there are great vacation rentals in the area that make great lodging arrangements through Scenic Coast if checking into a hotel isn’t the thing for you.

There is plenty to do just up the coast and just down the coast from Cambria.

Elephant Seals, Cambria, California

We welcomed the new year in beautiful Cambria, California. There is always plenty to do in Cambira; see Hearst Castle, wine tasting through Paso Robles, visit Piedras Blancas Lighthouse or walk along Moonstone beach.

Having a limited time after visiting the downtown area to look through the art galleries, we decided that we should go and see the Elephant Seals as they were calving. Following a trip just north of Hearst Castle to see the elephant seals we stopped to photograph the Piedras Blancas Lighthouse as the sun slipped over the horizon and night set in, and the new year storm took hold.

Weekend Vacation in Cambria

A weekend in Cambria, California would be enough to slow anyone down, the small town atmosphere and late summer fog is exactly the reason that many people find themselves heading over to the coast to get a reprieve from the sometimes suffocating summer heat in the Valley. Cambria offers a small town in their downtown ready to cater to anyone looking for antiques or a couple of art shops. Just a short trip up scenic highway 1 you can see Hearst Castle former home of W.R. Hearst newspaper tycoon. My images from a prior visit to Hearst Castle can be seen here.

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