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Paso Robles

On California’s central coast, visit a city with a long winemaking history, watersports and picturesque hikes.

Make your way to Paso Robles for its award-winning wineries, beautiful scenery, hot springs and cultural attractions. The city is in central California next to a coastal mountain range and surrounded by vineyards.

Wine was first produced here in 1797 by Spanish conquistadors and Franciscan missionaries. Large-scale commercial wine production began about 100 years later.

The Paso Robles wine region encompasses approximately 200 wineries. The majority are tucked into the hills surrounding Highway 81. Spend at least a day touring the wine-producing areas on the eastern side and then another day on the western side. Some wineries provide family-friendly activities. Go on a zip-line tour at Ancient Peaks Winery and take the underground caves tour at Eberle Winery.

Venture beyond the wine to experience the extensive variety of attractions around Paso Robles. Swim, boat, waterski and wakeboard at Lake Nacimiento. Mountain bike the trails around Lake Antonio and observe swans, geese and other waterfowl at Atascadero Lake Park.

Explore the area on foot along hundreds of miles of walking trails. The city itself also has a handful of trails, including the 0.92-mile (1.5-kilometer) paved Turtle Creek Loop and the short loop trail around Sherwood Forest. Rest after a long day at one of the spa centers. For centuries, visitors have come to Paso Robles for its natural hot springs.

During your stay, make sure you enjoy the numerous attractions within the city. Walk through Downtown City Park, an attractive square with a gazebo, picnic tables and a barbecue area. During the summer, listen to free concerts here on Friday evenings. Browse boutiques for handcrafted goods and buy fine art pieces from Heritage Gallery West. Watch your kids enjoy the interactive exhibits at the Paso Robles Children’s Museum. Round off your day in a restaurant overlooking Downtown City Park.

The region is located halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles. A car journey takes about 3 hours from either city.

Come to Paso Robles to discover new wines, explore nature and relax.

Top Hotels in Paso Robles

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Allegretto Vineyard Resort Paso Robles
Allegretto Vineyard Resort Paso Robles
4.5 out of 5
2700 Buena Vista Dr, Paso Robles, CA
The price is $224 per night

Located in River Oaks, this luxury hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Barney Schwartz Park, Paso Robles Children's Museum, and Carnegie Library. Paso Robles Pioneer ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (938 reviews)

"Great stay! Rooms big and comfortable. Food expensive and not great."…"

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

Allegretto Vineyard Resort Paso Robles
Oxford Suites Paso Robles
Oxford Suites Paso Robles
3.5 out of 5
800 4th Street, Paso Robles, CA
The price is $127 per night

Situated in a rural location, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Anglim Winery and Carnegie Library. Paso Robles Children's Museum and Paso Robles Pioneer ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (59 reviews)

"Great stay. Staff was nice, rooms were clean. Good location. Would stay here again for sure."…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Oxford Suites Paso Robles
Hotel Siri Downtown - Paso Robles
Hotel Siri Downtown - Paso Robles
2.5 out of 5
715 24th St, Paso Robles, CA
The price is $89 per night

Situated in Paso Robles, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Paso Robles Event Center and Paso Robles Pioneer Museum. Paso Robles Children's Museum and ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (262 reviews)

"Very nice hotel. Close to highway and town. Very clean."…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Hotel Siri Downtown - Paso Robles

Popular places to visit in Paso Robles

Sensorio
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Sensorio

4.5/5(89 reviews)

You can learn more about the history of Paso Robles when you make a stop at a well-known site like Sensorio. Experience the lively festivals and great live music in this relaxing area.

Justin Vineyards and Winery
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Justin Vineyards and Winery

4.5/5(171 reviews)

You can enjoy a tasting or tour at Justin Vineyards and Winery during your travels to Adelaida. Amble around this relaxing area's picturesque gardens and enjoy its lively bars.

Firestone Walker Brewing
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Firestone Walker Brewing

5/5(36 reviews)

You can take time to visit Firestone Walker Brewing during your travels to Paso Robles. Discover the wineries and lively festivals in this family-friendly area.

Sculpterra Winery
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Sculpterra Winery

You can enjoy a tasting or tour at Sculpterra Winery during your travels to Paso Robles. Discover the lively bars and lively festivals in this family-friendly area.

Niner Wine Estates
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Niner Wine Estates

You can enjoy a tasting or tour at Niner Wine Estates during your travels to Paso Robles. Discover the lively bars and lively festivals in this walkable area.

Pismo Beach Pier
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Pismo Beach Pier

4.5/5(1,360 reviews)

Watch whales from the benches that flank this long pier offering unobstructed vistas of the ocean and the hilly environs.

Top things to do in Paso Robles

Tastings at 400+ West Coast Wineries (Priority Wine Pass)
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Tastings at 400+ West Coast Wineries (Priority Wine Pass)

$40
Per adult
1/2 Day Paso Robles Wine Country Tour
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1/2 Day Paso Robles Wine Country Tour

$69
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour - Paso Robles
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All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour - Paso Robles

$156
Per adult
Urban Adventure Quest - Paso Robles
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Urban Adventure Quest - Paso Robles

$19
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Smartphone-Guided Paso Robles Wine Walk with Tastings
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Smartphone-Guided Paso Robles Wine Walk with Tastings

$50
Per adult
Eastside Paso Robles Limousine Wine Tour
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Eastside Paso Robles Limousine Wine Tour

$426
Per adult

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