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Cambria is one of my favorite towns on the central coast and one I often recommend when people are looking for a relaxed weekend. While there are lots of great things to do all around Cambria (such as the excellent access to Big Sur), it is also an amazing place to just relax, walk the boardwalk and eat great food.
In Cambria’s backcountry, dealing with bears has become a year-round challenge. This winter, in these Santa Lucia Mountains, our local bears (Ursus americanus) haven’t been very sleepy.
Known for the indigenous moonstone found on its beaches, Cambria is the most precious stone of California’s Central Coast crown. It’s the perfect antidote for a world that is a little too large and a little too fast.
Sure, it may be small, but Cambria is a culinary kingpin. Gourmet eateries and a host of tasting rooms serve up farm-to-table feasts and the most luxurious wines the region has to offer. Village charm, delicious flavors, and natural wonders. No matter what the season or reason, it’s always easy to cozy up to Cambria.
Cambria is an artsy town with good restaurants. The downtown shops are not along the water, however. Morro Bay is a fishing village with a waterfront area (called the Embarcadero) with shops and restaurants, many with beautiful views. There is some waterfront lodging, but on the Bay, not the ocean.
Cambria, county, central Pennsylvania, U.S. It consists of a mountainous region on the Allegheny Plateau, with the Allegheny Mountains along the eastern edge. The principal waterways are the Conemaugh and Little Conemaugh rivers, Glendale Lake, and Beaverdam Run, in addition to Clearfield, Stony, and Blacklick creeks.
Living in Cambria offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Cambria there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Many retirees live in Cambria and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Cambria are above average.
Cambria has an overall crime rate of 10 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Cambria is 1 in 105.
The Moonstone Beach boardwalk is located in Cambria, CA and runs along Moonstone Beach Dr. The beach is so called because of the moonstone agate that you can find here, not only agates, but jade, jaspers and other semi-precious stones that are best found after a storm.
Beaches & Parks
Because Moonstone Beach is part of the Monterey Marine Sanctuary, it is not pet-friendly, however, the Moonstone Beach Boardwalk welcomes pets on a leash.
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Historically, there has been a high level of bear activity at June Lake Campground. A bear-proof locker is located at each site at June Lake Campground.
Cambria is available in 1cm, 2cm, and 3cm thicknesses. Various edge profiles can also create the appearance of a thicker slab.
Cambrians should know that we are not an incorporated city, so we will not refer to being “founded.”
Although Cambria can run a bit more expensive than lower grade Granite, the more desirable premium Granite is consistently more expensive than Cambria, often making Cambria the more affordable choice.
The average cost of Cambria quartz countertops is $55 to $125 per square foot including installation. The price will vary depending on the color and thickness of the quartz slab. Most people spend between $2,000 and $4,000 in total to have Cambria quartz countertops installed.
Cambria is now open for indoor dining in addition to outdoor dining, take-out, and/or delivery.
The distance between Los Angeles and Cambria is 193 miles. The road distance is 235.4 miles.
Midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, Morro Bay is home to world-famous Morro Rock, which serves as the backdrop to an abundance of year-round outdoor activities like kayaking, surfing, boating, golfing, hiking and biking.
Cambria’s entire water supply comes from municipal wells located on two creeks, San Simeon Creek to the North of town, and Santa Rosa Creek, which runs through Cambria. The District owns three wells on San Simeon Creek from which the majority of the town’s water is drawn.
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|Median Home Cost||$877,100||$684,800|
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