Highway 46 West – Wine Country and More

Looking down at Hwy 46 W from a hill at Niner Estates in autumn

Looking down at Hwy 46 W from a hill at Niner Estates in autumn

The Highway 46 West area begins at the junction of Interstate 101 and Highway 46 West, also known as Eric Seastrand Memorial Highway and Green Valley Road, depending upon where you are. It ends at the coast and if you turn left on Highway 1 you will pass Harmony and Cayucos on your way down to Morro Bay and the rest of the South Coast.

46 W As You Drive Towards Cambria

46 West As You Drive Towards Cambria

 

If you turn right on Highway 1 you will reach Cambria in a couple of minutes. You can stop and spend some time at Moonstone Beach or the Village, or you can proceed north to San Simeon, Hearst Castle, and Piedras Blancos.

Cliff Above the Tidepools at Moonstone Beach

Cliff Above the Tidepools at Moonstone Beach

Elephant Seals on North Coast

Elephant Seals on North Coast

At Piedras Blancos you will find the elephant seals during breeding season and the lighthouse. If you keep going north you will eventually reach Big Sur.

 

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