avila beach

Located on California’s central coast just off Highway 101,  Avila Beach is part of  California’s Highway 1 Discovery Route.  This magical place begins with a scenic road that takes you through mountains covered with hundred year old oaks, sycamore trees &  beautiful vineyards. Once you round the last corner and see the amazing view of Avila Beach you will know your home.  With its own perfectly blended microclimate Avila Beach offers a respite of quiet & charming hotels, restaurants, wineries and shopping. Avila, as the locals call it, offers world class spas, mineral hot springs, yoga instruction and endless outdoor activities for the whole family.  Begin planning your visit to Avila Beach with your family now.

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edna valley

Where ocean breezes and ideal conditions for growing world-class grapes exist. Edna Valley covers a dozen miles from Arroyo Grande Valley to San Luis Obispo through Tuscan-style countryside.

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Mineral springs

Feel the restorative power of Sycamore Mineral Springs featuring naturally heated mineral water. Dip into the unique Oasis Waterfall Lagoon, a scenic hillside hot tub, or a private guest room tub.

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coastal areas

Point San Luis Lighthouse was established in 1890, operated until the mid-seventies, and was fully restored to museum quality in 1995. Tours are every Wednesday and Saturday.
For reservations, call: 805-540-5771

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Classic California

pismo beach

Enjoy long white beaches for taking a pleasant stroll or for just enjoying the spectacular views of the Pismo Beach sunset. Pismo Beach offers endless activities for the entire family:  surfing, horseback or quad riding on the sand, all of which will provide memories that will last a lifetime.

Art in the Park - Pismo Beach

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California likely has more diversity of fishing than just about any other place in North America. It’s all in one time zone, but the environmental zones here encompass that of the entire continent. 

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HorseBack Riding

Ride horses through the spectacular Oceano Dunes and Beach. For an unforgettable experience, rent a horse at a local stable for an exciting ride to the beach.

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Try out a new set of woods on one of the area’s world-class golf courses. Black Lake and Avila Beach Golf Resorts are within ten minutes of Pismo Beach.

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Visit Morro Bay

morro bay

This seaside fishing village with bustling waterfront offers a picture perfect getaway for all types of travelers who seek a getaway found in a gorgeous natural setting. Located along coastal Highway 1 in San Luis Obispo County, Morro Bay offers year round activities in an unspoiled slice of California. From ocean-side golf, kayaking, sailing, hiking, fishing, surfing, biking, and bird watching, to kite flying, shopping, dining, wine bars, local craft brews and miles of unspoiled beaches, there is something for all ages to enjoy.

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Enjoy one of the largest California Central Coast venues for exhibiting orginal fine art by local artists, plus classes and special events.

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This park features over 8,000 acres of rugged cliffs, secluded sandy beaches, coastal plains, streams, canyons, hills and trails. It includes some of the most popular camping areas for RV’s (up to 27′), tents and horseback groups.

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Cruise the HArbor

See the bay like you’ve never seen it before! Don’t miss the opportunity to watch California Sea Otters, explore the sand spit and share the bay with Sea Lions.

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Highway 1 Discovery Route