Hearst Castle State Historic Monument

During the the 1920's and 30's, one of the most coveted invitations was to Hearst Castle, as it's known today -- the sprawling San Simeon country home of newspaper mogul, William Randolph Hearst. Located in the rugged hills of the central California coast, high above what's now highway 1, the estate hosted famous guests like movie stars Cary Grant and Joan Crawford. This year marks the 50th anniversary of public tours.

Visit the Official Park Webpage

California State Parks Foundation

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