Things to Do in Paso Robles


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Joe Becerra

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Things to do in Paso Robles
Fun items in the General Store in Paso Robles

Look out Napa, Sonoma, Healdsburg. Here comes Paso Robles. Once known for its cowboy culture, today the main tourist attraction is the rapidly growing wine region located in the surrounding countryside. With the emerging wine industry, the town businesses and shops are now a mix of the old and new. There is a little bit of something for everyone to do in this wine country town. Here is our list of favorite things to do in Paso Robles.


Top Things to Do in Paso Robles Wine Country

• Have an excellent cup of coffee at the Amderstan Coffee House, 725 13th Street.

• Have a full traditional breakfast at local favorite, Cowgirl Cafe, 1316 Pine Street. You may even find some cowboys eating here. 

• Stroll the streets surrounding the City Park for some great shopping. A few suggestions:

– Visit the General Store
– Great American Antique Mall at 1305 Spring Street
– Sample olive oil and other delights at We Olive
– Buy cowboy boots at the Boot Barn

• Pick up a gourmet picnic lunch the Odyssey World Cafe or the Red Scooter Deli and head to the wineries. Robert Hall on Highway East 46 has a lavish new tasting room and picnic area. On Highway West 46 is the Peachy Canyon Winery. Here the tasting room is a quaint cottage and the picnic area is surrounded by spectacular vineyards.

• Visit a wine bar in downtown Paso Robles and sample local wines – Downtown Tasting Rooms

• Visit the Pasolivo olive farm and tasting room or the Mt. Olive Farm – olives and olive oils galore

• Family fun at Jack Creek Farms

Hearst Castle is 40 minutes away

• More shopping is available 30 minutes away in Cambria

• Rent a boat and play in Lake Nacimiento Resort

• Sit down for a food and wine pairing at Daou Vineyards

• Love to hike or take a morning run – Paso Robles Trails

Additional Paso Robles Wine Trail Information

where to eat breakfast in Paso Robles
Great local breakfast spot – Cowboys
  • Joe Becerra

    Joe Becerra has been traveling to wine country and enjoying wine since 1965. He is a retired educator, and now have the time the opportunity to share his wine travel experiences through this Website.

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