The Original Hearst Castle & Paso Robles Wine Country Tour from San Luis Obispo

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  • Day Trip
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  • E-Ticket
  • 9 hr

Our most popular tour lets you make the most of your time on California's Central Coast! Enjoy beautiful coastal views, a grand tour of the extravagant Hearst Castle, boutique shopping and lunch in charming Cambria, and visits to two boutique wineries and Tin City on this exciting full day small group tour.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: San Luis Obispo

Your tour guide/driver will pick you up around 8:00 in the morning and will engage you with fascinating tidbits about local history and point out interesting landmarks as you enjoy your drive over the pristine and rugged Santa Lucia Mountains. Along the way you’ll take in beautiful views of the fog blanketed mountain peaks and the rocky shoreline of the Pacific Ocean as we make our way to William Randolph Hearst’s extravagant vacation home on the ‘Enchanted Hill’.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Hearst Castle

At the Castle, your guide will pick up your tickets and you’ll quickly begin your guided Grand Rooms Tour, allowing you to enjoy the splendor of the Castle as Hearst and his guests would have. On the tour, you’ll visit Hearst’s opulent social rooms on the ground floor of the castle where each evening W.R. Hearst would gather his guests – consisting of the Hollywood elite of the time, influential politicians, famous authors and artists, and other notable figures – for lavish meals and socializing all through the night. The guided portion of the tour will last approximately 1-hour, after which you will have time to stroll through the gardens and around the Neptune and Roman pools before taking the shuttle back to the visitor’s center, where we’ll pick you up to continue on your adventure!

Duration: 2 hour

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After departing the Castle, we’ll make our way to the charming seaside town of Cambria, where you’ll have time to walk through the historic East Village, do some boutique and antique shopping, as well as grab a relaxed lunch at one of the many excellent cafes and restaurants.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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After a satisfying lunch, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views as we make our way to two charming, family friendly wineries on the west side of Paso Robles Wine Country. Sit back and savor each winery as they offer their own distinctive blend of enchanting wines, friendly locals and authentic countryside vistas.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Tin City Cider

Finally, we’ll finish the day in Paso Robles hippest tasting destination – Tin City. This industrial estate boasts some of the most innovative boutique producers in the area and includes the option to taste small-batch wines, beers, cider, distilled spirits, sheeps’ milk ice cream, pasta and more.

Duration: 1 hour
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