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  • Inspire03164295380
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sending a long overdue thank you to the incredible staff at Chamisal Vineyards—Brooke, Amanda, Mia, and Megan—for hosting an unforgettable welcome event leading up to our wedding weekend! The cozy and intimate atmosphere of Chamisal created a special experience for us and our guests, setting the perfect tone for our night.

    The ambiance at Chamisal was nothing short of magical. The team was incredibly organized and helpful, providing excellent recommendations for vendors and assisting with the setup and layout of our event. Their attention to detail and warm hospitality made our welcome event truly special. We are so grateful for the wonderful memories created at Chamisal Vineyards.
    Written 19 May 2024
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  • Cheers2life
    Corona, CA393 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was such a FUN stop. There is a nice market that sales fruits, veggies and gifts. There is also a snack shack to buy candies and ice cream. The grounds has LOTS of fun animals that you can feed. This is a great stop for all.. young and old will get a kick out see and feeding of all the animals.
    Written 13 June 2024
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  • carlotaTravel4fun
    california637 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What a great experience. We had been wanting to experience this Farmer's Market on Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo. Higuera Street is shut down to traffice about 5 o'clock and the market is setup and running by 6 on every Thursday. The market goes for about six blocks and has fruit, vegetables, food vendors, a few musical groups, as well as the stores and shops along the street. There were tables and chairs on a side street so you could have a place to sit and eat the food purchased at the street vendors. The particular night we were there was a Halloween activity for kids and was such fun. All the stores, shops, vendors were giving out candy to the trick or treaters who showed up in full costumes. While the Halloween activity isn't a weekly event, it was a fun surprise We parked in a parking garge on Marsh Street & Chorro Street (871 Marsh Street). You pull a ticket when you go in, and pay at the exit gate when you leave. They only take credit cards. There was a nice young woman helping drivers insert their tickets and cards. You cannot park along Higuera Street after 5 or you will be towed. The street parking is limited, and when we left around 7:30 the garage was full.
    Written 28 October 2023
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  • Claus W
    Sacramento, CA453 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The mission is an oasis of soothing atmosphere and relaxation with its light infused garden and bright colors. The architecture seemed to reflect the mild spring weather. The mission features and interesting store and a nice museum with interesting historic artifacts.
    Definitely worth a couple of hours.
    Written 28 March 2024
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  • TravelerfromArizona
    Mesa, AZ416 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What is not to like? Mild weather, great scenery and fun little towns to stop in. We ate a lunch in Cuyucos and stopped to see the Elephant Seals. Went off the path for some wine tasting, just a great weekend.
    Written 12 July 2023
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  • Leila A
    10 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We started the trail at Brittany Circle. It's an intermediate trail as you get closer to the top with the winding trail and the large rocks. Going down was a lot more challenging than going up and since I and my husband don't usually hike, we took our time. I'm not sure if others had this experience but going down, it was more difficult to spot the trail and one of our friends tripped on loose rock and got some scrapes.
    Written 15 April 2023
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  • Life is Good onthe CentralCoast of CA!!!
    Grover Beach, CA1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I graduated IN Social Sciences IN 1994, barely, but I have a degree

    from CP! What an important Degree to have in our current

    Global-environment +GlobalClimateEmergence;

    I often find myself saying: "Am I ever glad; I got the BS; I did!

    It relates to E.V.E.R.Ything. I knew, when I was in kindergarten at

    Morro Bay Elementary; I wanted to attend CP.

    I was no an AP student, but worked hard enough, while having fun

    in Carlsbad, CAli. When I was accepted, CP was NOT famous;

    nobody knew where it was!!! I am SUPER Tickled for her success;

    as I tell people; I graduated from there! I moved back to SLO co:

    Arroyo Grande in 2002, after I was Traumatically Brain I by a drunk

    driver! SO WonDerful to be home again; my home for 24 of my 53

    years: GO Central Coast of CAli; famous NOW ;}*

    BRAVO, LisAnne Marie Be`cotte
    Written 28 February 2023
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  • cmaldon1
    Long Beach, CA48 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The wine is wonderful! Several award winning wines. We brought home 4 bottles, 2 Riesling and 2 petit Syrah. The best winery we visited in Edna Valley region.
    Written 12 November 2023
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  • misopiso88
    Seattle, WA25,077 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful line up of shows at the PAC SLO. We were visiting and bought tickets to return next month for a dance performance . Highly recommend!
    Written 3 March 2020
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  • Quine83
    Aberdeen, UK48 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is such a memorable and authentic experience for tourists to America! Our family loved our trip to the drive-in. The snacks are really reasonably-priced too.
    Written 28 July 2022
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  • Rachel & Andy
    344 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visited: 13/06/2023

    Really beautiful plaza in downtown San Luis Obispo. There is a short river walk, outdoor seating, a fountain with bear statues, and the Mission de Tolsa which rings beautiful bells. All next to the shopping street too.
    Most interesting is the Art Museum near by with sculptures outside (it was closed the day we visited unfortunately). And along the river you can find the 'Moon Tree' nicknamed as the seed travelled to space and back before being planted.
    Written 25 May 2024
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  • Linda T
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wowee one of the most beautiful wineries we've visited. There on a clear day and the view was stunning! Enjoyed sharing some tasting flights along with bread and delicious olive oil. We left with bottles of wine and bottles of their olive oil!
    Written 6 April 2024
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