When you tour Hearst Castle, you’re embarking on an unforgettable experience—one that’s truly unlike any other. After you decide which guided tours you want to reserve, let us help you plan your trip to Hearst Castle, by offering helpful suggestions and tips—like how to get here, where to stay, and other things to do and see while visiting in the area.
Hearst Castle Directions & Map
Located along some of the most beautiful Pacific coastline stretches of California Highway 1, Hearst Castle is easy to get to, no matter where you’re coming from.
Dining at the Visitor Center
Before or after a tour, choose from several options at the Hearst Castle Visitor Center. There, you’ll find something for every member of your party.
About San Simeon, California
Learn more about the area around Hearst Castle, and discover everything there is to do after your tours.
Hotels Near Hearst Castle
Hearst Castle is a destination. Extend your stay by finding where to stay near Hearst Castle—including hotels, motels and campgrounds.
From exploring the nation’s largest protected marine sanctuary, to viewing more than 17,000 elephant seals at nearby coves, there are several “Can’t-Miss” attractions just minutes from Hearst Castle.
Christmas at the Castle
See what’s in store when the holidays arrive at the Castle, and get a glimpse of some of the sumptuous 1920s- and 30s-style decorations you can see on regularly scheduled tours of the Enchanted Hill.