Paso Robles Wine Country | San Luis Obispo, California

Escape to Paso Robles, the celebrated wine country in the coastal mountain range of Central California. Literally translated to “The Pass of the Oaks”, it’s nestled in between mountains, deserts, and beaches. The temperate climate is ideal for winemaking, and the charming city is best known for an abundance of wineries and vineyards. Try these activities for a perfect day in Paso Robles! 

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Paso Robles Inn

Experience true comfort at the Paso Robles Inn, a historic property with rural charm. The hotel is dedicated to making your stay pleasant and memorable, offering a variety of amenities including lush gardens, koi ponds, heated pool, mineral spa rooms, a free library, and more. Book the Paso Robles Wine Tour package and indulge in a taste of the wine country! The package includes overnight accommodations, round-trip transportation, tasting at 4-6 wineries, and a scenic picnic lunch for two.

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The annual Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast, presented by Volvo, is a remarkable culinary experience. The expansive food festival is an epicurean playground inviting you to taste, sip, and indulge. Celebrity chefs, brew masters, winemakers, local fisherman, and artisan food producers come together during this two-day extravaganza. Go on a culinary adventure tour or watch a live cooking demonstration! Purchase tickets online.

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Artisan Paso Robles

Savor farm fresh ingredients and vibrant flavors at Artisan, a contemporary American eatery. The rustic-chic restaurant highlights classic cooking techniques and pairs local wines with a menu that changes seasonally. Don’t miss out on their diverse drink menu – they pour creative craft cocktails, rotating draft beers, and wine on tap. Try the king salmon and ask your server about their suggested wine pairings. The full menu is available at the bar, but reservations are suggested for the dining room. Reserve your table online.

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Wine Tour

No trip to Paso Robles would be complete without a dedicated wine tour! Uncorked Wine Tours offers luxury vans and tour busses that can accommodate up to 14 people. Explore the winding roads of the wine country and customize your own wine tasting experience! Choose where and when to be picked up, dining options, and create your own itinerary from countless vineyards, wineries, and breweries. It’s perfect for celebrating a special occasion. Call to request a quote or reserve your tour online.

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Margarita Adventures

Paso Robles offers more than just food, wine, and relaxation. Head over to Margarita Adventures if you’re looking for thrills! The family owed and operated company offers ziplining and kayaking tours set in the beautiful Santa Margarita Ranch. Soar to new heights and experience nature first hand! Their team is dedicated to providing a safe, memorable, and rewarding experience. Book a tour online today! 

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General Store Paso Robles

Visit the General Store Paso Robles to take home a taste of the wine country. It’s the perfect place to shop for gifts and souvenirs! They carry “local goods and provisions for pantry and home.” Browse the diverse selection of artisan snacks, handcrafted soaps, and their own line of Paso Robles clothing! Visit their website to shop online.

Amtrak to SLO | San Luis Obispo, California

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With wineries, art galleries, hiking, and much more, San Luis Obispo has so much to offer! Here’s what not to miss while you’re in town.

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Wineries

SLO is in the heart of wine country. Home to dozens of wineries, the coastal landscape allows for the perfect winemaking conditions. Check out the local wineries and stop by a few of them for a tasting.

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Hiking

The rolling hills of San Luis Obispo are perfect for an afternoon hike with your family. Pick a hike to take and enjoy the picturesque views of the beautiful Central California Coast.

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Art Galleries

San Luis Obispo has plenty of art galleries to explore, plus rotating events featuring local artists. Make sure to see what’s happening while you’re in the area.

Amtrak to SLO – The Madonna Inn | San Luis Obispo, California

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San Luis Obispo has beautiful scenery and endless things to do. Skip the hassle of driving and take the Amtrak instead – you’ll relax in their comfortable seats and watch the tranquil landscape of Central California pass by. When you get there, utilize services like Uber and car2go and you’ll save money and the environment.

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Minutes away from SLO’s Amtrak station, you’ll find the famous Madonna Inn. The Madonna Inn has been a SLO staple since the late 1950s. Each of their 110 “whimsical” rooms is ornately decorated in a different theme. They’re guaranteed to be unlike any you’ve stayed in before – for example, the “Just Heaven” room features golden cherubs and is decorated with various shades of blue, with a winding staircase that leads up to a private viewing tower. See their current packages.