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Hearst Castle Landscape- California’s Gold (11007)

Huell tours the gardens of the world-famous Hearst Castle on our state’s central coast. Hearst Castle Main Number Provides Recorded Information (805) 927-2020 Tour Reservations (800) 444-4445 Or Reserve Online  2009

Abalone Farm- Visiting (1023)

Huell travels to the Central Coast to visit an abalone farm. For years, Californian’s could pluck these mollusks off the rocks at low tide. Over fishing and pollution has forced people to come up with other ways to supply our needs, The Abalone Farm Inc. in Cayucos has been growing and selling abalone since 1968.  Continue Reading »

Coastal Cactus Garden- Visiting (1021)

Tucked away behind the Hamlet at Moonstone Gardens Restaurant in Cambria, is an expansive cactus garden. Join Huell as he strolls through this Central Coast gem filled with indigenous and exotic plants. The Hamlet at Moonstone Gardens Restaurant 805-927-3535 2002

Montaña de Oro-California’s Golden Parks (106)

This California State Park’s name means “Mountain of Gold” and comes from the golden wildflowers that bloom there in the spring. Located on the central coast near Morro Bay, Huell Howser discovers the park’s boundless natural beauty which also includes rugged cliffs, secluded beaches, streams and canyons. (805) 528-0513 2002

Nitt Witt Ridge- California’s Gold (4011)

Huell Howser travels to the Central Coast in search of Nitt Witt Ridge, an unusual state historical landmark in Cambria Pines. Built from cement and found objects like bottle caps, toilet seats and abalone shells, this folk art home was lovingly built by self-taught artist Art Beal over a period of fifty years.  2002