Recreation in San Simeon
Please support these businesses that support Friends of Hearst Castle. Below is a partial list of things to do while you visit the Central Coast and Hearst Castle. For a complete listing go to our Members Directory.

W.R. Hearst Memorial State Beach
This day-use park offers 24 picnic sites, barbeque grills and easy beach access. Recreational activies include swimming, kayaking, pier-fishing and sun bathing. Visit W.R. Hearst Memorial State Beach Website

Colonial Crafts
Colonial Crafts invites you back to the glory days of rail travel, into a world of starched linens and fine china aboard an exclusive private rail car. Tours operate from Los Angeles and travel to all Amtrak destinations. Visit for details of two 2013 exclusive events at Hearst Castle. Visit Colonial Crafts Website

Hearst Castle Theater
Working side-by-side with National Park Services, State Parks, and government institutions across the country and around the world, Destination Cinema produces compelling and visually stunning large format National Geographic films, IMAX films, operates large format IMAX theaters and destination entertainment centers all with the goal of helping destinations improve profitability. Visit Hearst Castle Theater Website

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