Piedras Blancas Light Station, Cambria

4.6
#3 of 9 in Historic Sites in San Luis Obispo County
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  • The Piedras Blancas Lighthouse is a great tour to take. Be sure to check for tour dates and times. You cannot just drop in. The tours meet at a hotel up the road from the lighthouse. It is a little tr...  more »
  • Great tour of the lighthouse and the surrounding land. Knowledgeable docent provided a great history of the lighthouse and the restoration process that is going on. Great views of the ocean and coast ...  more »
  • We were given a tour by Sharon and learned about identifying lighthouses, the different lights that had been used and the general history of this lighthouse in particular. She took us on a short walk ...  more »
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  • Volunteer run organization that runs through the facts of the lighthouse in detail. Look online for when they offer tours and where to meet (Piedras Blanca motel). It costs $10 a person and $5 for people with parks memberships. The lighthouse has beautiful views and history surrounding it.
  • Great tour with a great guide. Totally worth it. Nice mix of nature and history. Beautiful setting.
  • Tours offer pretty views but are too long. You don't need a 2 hour tour of the grounds-- one hour is plenty, 90 minutes max. You are escorted through the whole thing, don't have permission to roam the grounds. The tour guide I had was well informed but the information provided had an antiquarian quality that provided lots of details on things like light bulbs and kerosene wicks and not enough details on the history of the area in a systematic way.
  • Great tour, great views!
  • There doing a great job. I hope we can get it all put back together.
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