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Inside Hearst Castle, The Lavish California Estate Built By The 20th Century's Biggest Newspaper Tycoon

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America's own Balmoral.
 

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Very interesting tour.
 

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They run several different tours. You sign up for them at the visitor's center. iirc, you can usually fit in two in a day- maybe 3. They are guided, and don't just turn a hoard of tourists loose to wander the hilltop willy-nilly.

Here's a link to the tours, reservations, planning a trip there: Hearst Castle – A Museum Like No Other
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The huge palace on the hill. The drive up has a whole bunch of zoo animals roaming the hillside.
 

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It's definitely a site to see/experience
 

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Been there several times over the last 40 years. Just as interesting the last time as the first time. I'd go again.

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I’ve always loved touring Hearst Castle. First as a kid with my family and grandmother (who had been deaf all her life and kept stepping off the runners and on to the antique carpets because she couldn’t hear instructions not to do so), once on a high school trip, on our honeymoon and most recently about five years ago. We were quite impressed with the new visitor center that was built sometime in the last thirty years.
 

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I would love to go back in the fall. We went in November but I think this time of year would be better. It's been a long time since our visit.

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I have been to Hearst Castle a couple of times. It's been many years now. The thing I remember the most is the swimming pool.
 

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There are a variety of different tours you can purchase. There is an intro tour and then certainly more indepth ones that focus on different areas. SO it is not a one and done if you are intereste in Herst property.
 
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