Paso Robles Wine Tour

Our guests at Dove Farms Vineyards and Winery often ask for travel recommendations. There is so much to see, do and drink in and around Paso Robles that we’ve complied a list of favorites. All are wonderful. All have their own charm and attributes. Consider each a starting point to create your day.

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Wineries

Dove Farms Vineyards and Winery

Dedicated to quality wines for three generations, Dove Farms offers a selection of classic varietals to last: Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, and more.

870 Arbor Road, Paso Robles, CA

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Starr Ranch

One of our favorites. Starr Ranch is an excellent, well-priced, low production wine. Beautiful, slightly out-of-the-way location. Worth the drive.

9320 Chimney Rock Road, Paso Robles, CA

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RN Estate Vineyard

Out of the way appointment-only tastings, RN Estate Vineyard offers excellent wine crafted by frenchman Roger Nicolas.

7986 North River Road, Paso Robles, CA

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Villa Creek

Villa Creek offers big, interesting, very good wines with cool labels. Owners of the wonderful restaurant of the same name in town.

5995 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles, CA

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Booker

Booker offers highly rated wine. However tasting room is opened erratically.

2640 Anderson Road, Paso Robles, CA

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Dining

Bistro Laurent

French on the lighter side. Served in a lovely classic dining room. Try Bistro Laurent's well-priced prix fixe menu.

1202 Pine Street, Paso Robles, CA

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Il Cortile

Il Cortile features excellent modern Italian served in a well designed dining room.

608 12th Street, Paso Robles, CA

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Villa Creek

Excellent, mostly organic, Villa Creek serves seasonal cuisine in a beautiful modern rustic dining room or at the bar which is the most lively spot in town. Separate bar menu.

1144 Pine Street, Paso Robles, CA

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Thomas Hill Organics

Is Thomas Hill Organics a restaurant with a farm or farm with a restaurant? Nice courtyard.

1313 Park Street, Paso Robles, CA

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Classic Thai

Classic Thai - Great food served in a modern, well-designed room.

1212 Park Street, Paso Robles, CA

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Coffeehouses

Dark Nector

Dark Nector sits next to Hewitts Hardware and across from iconic Templeton Feed building.

420 Main Street, Templeton CA

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Amsterdam Coffee

On 13th St. in Paso, Amsterdam Coffee is where the locals go for joe. Their backdoor opens to the courtyard of Thomas Hill Organics.

725 13th Street, Paso Robles, CA

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Kreuzberg California

A massive vibrant cosmopolitan coffee house, Kreuzberg California features live music most nights. Good beer. Bad wine.

685 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo CA

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Hiking & Kayaking

Black Hill Trail

Climb up to Black Hill with great views from the summit.

Black Hill Trail, Morro Bay, CA

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Cerro Alto Trail

Hike the Cerro Alto Trail.

Cerro Alto Rd, Los Padres National Forest, Atascadero, CA

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Atascadero Lake

Walk around the small lovely lake.

Atascadero Lake Park, Atascadero, CA

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Elfin Forest

Walk through the Elfin Forest in Los Osos.

Elfin Forest Preserve, Los Osos, Baywood-Los Osos, CA

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Kayaking

Paddle around beautiful Morro Bay.

Morro Bay State Park, San Luis Obispo, CA

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Hot Springs

River Oaks Hot Springs

Experience private hot springs with views of nature.

800 Clubhouse Drive, Paso Robles, CA

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Esalen Institute in Big Sur

Legendary place of knowledge and beauty. Mineral hot springs on the cliffs of Big Sur.

55000 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA

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