California Regions: Central Coast


California Central Coast is home to Hearst Castle, Solvang Danish Village, Piedras Blancas elephant seals, horseback riding and san dunes riding, wine country, Santa Barbara, Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive. It's truly California's prettiest coastline!

California Regions: Central Coast


Arroyo Grande
beach   |  Atascadero   |  Avila Beachbeach   |  Ballard   |  Baywood Parkbeach   |  Big Sur 
beach Bixby Creek  beach  |  Buellton   |  Camarillo   |  surferCambriabeach   |  Carmel-by-the-Sea beach   |  Carpinteria beach  |  Casmalia  |  Castroville   |  Cayucosbeach   |  Channel Islandsbeach   |  El Capitan beach  |  Gaviota beach  |  Goleta beach  |  Gorda Springs beach   |  Grover Beachbeach   |  Guadalupe beach  |  Halcyonbeach   |  Harmony   |  La Conchitabeach   |  Limekiln SP beach   |  Lompoc beach  |  Los Alamos   |  Los Olivos   |  Los Ososbeach   |  Lucia beach   |  Marinabeach   |   Monterey beach   |  Morro Baybeach   |  Moss Landing beach  |  Mussel Shoalsbeach   |  Nepenthebeach   |  Nipomo   |  Pacific Grovebeach   |  Oceanobeach   |  Orcutt   |  Oso Flaco beach  | Oxnardbeach   |  Paso Robles   |  Pebble Beachbeach   |  Piedras Blancasbeach   |  Pismo Beachbeach   |  Point Mugubeach   |  Port Hueneme beach   |  Ragged Pointbeach   |  Rincon Point beach  |  Salinas   |  Sand Citybeach   |  San Luis Obispo   |  San Simeonbeach   |  Santa Barbara beach  |  Santa Maria   |  Santa Ynez   |  Seasidebeach   |  Shell Beachbeach   |  Soledad   |  Solvang   |  Summerlandbeach  |  Surf Beach beach  |  Templeton   |  Vandenberg beach  | Venturabeach   |  Whale Rock Reservoirbeach

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Monterey County is 3rd in state for agriculture. Big Sur, Monterey Bay Aquarium & Cannery Row, Steinbeck Museum, Pebble Beach Golf, Art are attractions. MONTEREY  Created 1850.  From  the Spanish words monte and rey, it means "king of the forest." Named by Sebastian Vizcaino in 1602, in honor of the Conde de Monterey, Viceroy of New Spain.  co.monterey.ca.us  Landmarks

Cities, towns and beaches in Monterey County includee: Ragged Point  |  Gorda Springs  |  Limekiln SP  |  Lucia  |  Big Sur  |  Nepenthe  |  Bixby Creek  |  Carmel-by-the-  |  SeaPebble Beach  |  Pacific Grove  |  Monterey  |  Seaside  |  Sand City  |  Marina  |  Soledad  |  Salinas  |  Castroville  |  Moss Landing  |  

 

San Benito County  is an inland county with miles of farming land and two cities, Hollister and San Juan Bautista, home to one of California's original 21 missions.

 

San Luis Obispo County on Central Coast California with 3,326 square miles. Hearst Castle -San Simeon, Elephant Seals -Piedras Blancas, wineries, Cambria, shopping. SAN LUIS OBISPO   Created 1850. Name comes from the mission. SLOCounty.org  Landmarks

 San Luis Obispo County Cities, Beaches & Towns: Arroyo Grande  |  Atascadero  |  Avila Beach  |  Baywood Park  |  Cambria  |  Cayucos  |  Grover Beach  |  Halcyon  |  Harmony  |  Los Osos  |  Morro Bay  |  Nipomo  |  Oceano   |  Paso Robles  |  Piedras Blancas  |  Pismo Beach  |  San Luis Obispo  |  San Simeon  |  Shell Beach  |  Templeton  |  Whale Rock Reservoir

 

Santa Barbara County is located on the Central Coast. 2,745 square miles.  Missions, wineries, Danish -Solvang, Sand Dunes Split Pea Soup -Buellton. SANTA BARBARA   Created 1850. Named after Mission Santa Barbara.  co.santa-barbara.ca.us  Landmarks

Santa Barbara County Beaches, Cities and Towns include: Ballard  |  Buellton  |  Carpinteria  |  Casmalia  |  El Capitan  |  Gaviota  |  Goleta  |  Guadalupe  |  Lompoc  |  Los Alamos  |  Los Olivos  |  Orcutt  |  Oso Flaco  |  Rincon Point  |  Santa Barbara  |  Santa Maria  |  Santa Ynez  |  Solvang  |  Summerland  |  Surf Beach  |  Vandenberg

 

Ventura County features Channel Islands National Marine Park, Perry Mason, mission, factory outlets.  VENTURA Created in 1782 when Mission San Buenaventura was founded. Buenaventura means "good fortune." ventura.org Landmarks
Ventura County beaches, cities and towns include: Camarillo
 |  Channel Islands  |  La Conchita  |  Mussel Shoals  |  Oxnard  |  Point Mugu  |  Port Hueneme  |  Ventura


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