Visit the Hearst Castle in San Simeon, California

The Hearst Castle is also known as “La Cuesta Encantada” or enchanted hill. The 90,000 square foot estate was built in the early 1800’s and includes 56 bedrooms, 41 fireplaces and 61 bathrooms. The outdoor Neptune pool holds 345,000 gallons and is quite a sight to see! The Hearst Castle also hosted several historical figures such as: Winston Churchill, Clark Gable, and Charlie Chaplin.

Hearst Castle

Hearst Castle

Taking a trip to California’s coast this summer? Make sure to complete your itinerary by visiting the Hearst Castle! Check out another great blog, Phoblography, to see amazing pictures of the castle and Santa Barbara.

Sonja Nash, Cruise & Travel Masters
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One thought on “Visit the Hearst Castle in San Simeon, California

  1. The Hearst Castle is such a great attraction to stop by and visit. A few weekends ago my husband and I were staying in Santa Barbara and decided to take a trip to see it. We had a great time in Santa Barbara and stayed at a fabulous little inn on State Street, the Sandman ( We also enjoyed some local hikes and great food and wine. Our trip to The Hearst Castle added a great little historical touch to our trip =)

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