Articles Tagged With ‘Hearst Castle’




Hearst Castle waives fees for politically connected

While many  California state parks battled to escape closure because of budget cuts, the crown jewel of the park system – Hearst Castle in San Luis Obispo County– waived $611,000 in private event fees over the last decade for the... (Continue reading)

The eyes of Texas are upon us

Nice write-up about the Central Coast by the travel writer for the Houston Chronicle in last Friday’s paper. [Houston Chronicle] Kristin Finan and her husband recently spent a long three-day weekend hanging out at the Madonna Inn and wandering through... (Continue reading)

Journalist Evan Thomas comes to Hearst Castle

Newsweek editor and bestselling nonfiction author Evan Thomas is coming to the Hearst Castle Visitors Center on Saturday, May 8. Thomas will be in the main gift shop from 1 to 4 p.m., signing copies of his new book, The... (Continue reading)

Discovering Hearst Castle at your own pace

By DAVID CONGALTON Last Friday afternoon, I was part of the first group to participate in Hearst Castle’s new self-guided Gardens and Vistas Tour, arguably the most dramatic change in visitor policy since the castle first opened to the public... (Continue reading)