In the Edna and Arroyo Grande Valleys, taste a whole new world of wine. Nestled only four miles from the beach, the Edna Valley and Arroyo Grande Valley are home to over 30 wineries. As always in our part of California, the experience and vibe are unpretentious and easygoing. Specialties in the region include Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and aromatic white varieties like Albariño, all of which are known for exceptional balance due to coastal growing conditions. Most tasting rooms are open daily during business hours, though a few require appointments.
If you want to find activities in fresh water, visit the Lopez Lake Recreation Area. Lopez Lake is a favorite spot for adventurists, nature-lovers, and outdoor fun. For water fun, enjoy Lopez Lake’s 22 miles of shoreline, or try the Mustang Water Park, with two 600-foot waterslides, a 38-foot “Stampede” inner tube ride, toddler pool with mini-slides, waterfalls, and cabanas. Fishing, boating, and jet skiing are also popular in the lake.
Adventure enthusiasts can’t miss the Vista Lago Adventure Park where sky-high obstacle courses of varying degrees of difficulty, a free fall platform, and three zip lines totaling over 1,800 feet in length will get hearts pumping! The area offers 350 campsites, including primitive, electrical and full hook-up sites, as well as cabins that sleep up to six people. Many miles of trails at Lopez Lake cater to hikers, equestrian and mountain bikers. For views of the lake and even the ocean on clear days, check out the Duna Vista Loop Trail, which is 7 miles long and suitable for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.
Things to do in Edna Valley & Arroyo Grande Valley
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where To Stay in Edna Valley & Arroyo Grande Valley
Plan your stay at one of the many hotels or vacation rentals in Edna Valley & Arroyo Grande Valley.
Stagecoach RetreatStagecoach RetreatArroyo Grande
Don’t let the name fool you, the Stagecoach Retreat is a modern and contemporary vacation rental perfectly situated near San Luis Obispo.
Spreafico FarmsSpreafico FarmsSan Luis Obispo
Spreafico Farms is a rustic studio cottage in Edna Valley. This family-owned property is still a working cattle ranch and vegetable farm.
Casita Las BrisasCasita Las BrisasArroyo Grande
Casita Las Brisas is your perfect vacation destination on the Central Coast. This vacation rental has panoramic views of the Arroyo Grande Valley.
Chez Chalet RitzChez Chalet RitzArroyo Grande
Chez Chalet Ritz is a private standalone cottage vacation rental in the Arroyo Grande Valley of the Central Coast.
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events in Edna Valley & Arroyo Grande Valley
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Central Coast Aquarium Spring CampCentral Coast Aquarium Spring CampAvila BeachMarch 25 to March 29, 2024
Calling all underwater explorers!
Central Coast Aquarium: Science After DarkCentral Coast Aquarium: Science After DarkAvila BeachJanuary 30 to May 28, 20246:00 PM to 8:00 PM
An evening for those 21 and older, held on the last Tuesday of each month, January through May.
Wine 4 PawsWine 4 PawsSan Luis Obispo CountyApril 20 to April 21, 2024
Pet loving wine drinkers can help our four-legged friends by visiting ANY of the participating wineries throughout the weekend, when a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Woods Humane Society!
San Luis Obispo International Film FestivalSan Luis Obispo International Film FestivalSan Luis ObispoApril 25 to April 30, 2024
San Luis Obispo International Film Festival.attracts local, national and international work, and has played host to many visiting filmmakers, extreme sport athletes and big screen celebrities.
travel articles about Edna Valley & Arroyo Grande Valley
Read about why Edna Valley & Arroyo Grande Valley is the perfect California Highway 1 road trip for those seeking a special California beach town experience.
Best of California Coastal Wine Region
Sip, swirl and savor award-winning wines beneath a warm sun, sometimes just one mile from the ocean. Come visit Highway 1 for culture and wine.
Edna Valley Produce StandEdna Valley Produce StandSan Luis Obispo
Located off of Highway 227 in Edna Valley, this local produce stand offers seasonal, farm fresh fruits and vegetables to those willing to seek it out.
Best Central Coast Farmers MarketsBest Central Coast Farmers MarketsAvila Beach
Central Coast farmers’ markets bring more than fresh fixings ― they often bring prepared food, live music and entertainment, too. Grab your bag and join us.
Mustang WaterparkMustang WaterparkArroyo Grande
Mustang Waterpark offers safe, family water fun, excitement and relaxation for all ages!
where to eat in Edna Valley & Arroyo Grande Valley
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Cafe AndreiniCafe AndreiniArroyo Grande
With its vaulted ceilings, oversized comfy chairs, fine coffees, and friendly expert baristas, this is a European coffee house in the best tradition.
Rutiz Family FarmsRutiz Family FarmsArroyo Grande
Nature’s Bounty Abounds … Rutiz Family Farms
Klondike PizzaKlondike PizzaArroyo Grande
"Great Pizza Ain't Fast Food!"
Quarterdeck RestaurantQuarterdeck RestaurantArroyo Grande
The Quarterdeck is dedicated to making your dining satisfaction pleasurable. Whether you are in a hurry or simply looking for a relaxing meal, they can live up to your expectations.
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