Cambria is nestled among towering pines and the shimmering sea on California’s Central Coast, Cambria California is a picturesque village that unfolds along scenic Highway 1 between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Free of chain stores and brimming with charm, Cambria invites you to exit the beaten path and explore one of California’s truly unique destinations.

Cambria is located halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on the Central Coast just four miles south of the famous historic landmark Hearst Castle.

The primary economic activity of Cambria is tourism. Located on the Pacific Ocean the area has dramatic rocky cliffs and beaches. There are many hotels and beds & breakfasts, especially along Moonstone Beach Drive.

Cambria is home to the Cambria Historical Museum in the historic East Village. The population was 6,032 at the 2010 census.