Explore the roots of the California Central Coast, Find the only CA State Beach you can drive on, explore Hollywood history at the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dune Center, see thousands of Monarch Butterflies, enjoy miles of unspoiled beaches and go back in time at the Oceano Train Depot and The Rancho Nipomo Dana Adobe
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.– Oceano and Nipomo are genuine California beach towns at the edge of the largest sand dunes complex in the state found along California’s Highway 1 Discovery Route covering 101 miles of stunning shoreline and incredible journeys along Coastal San Luis Obispo County. There are must-see spots all along the way that immerse travelers in history and culture and help them find the locals favorite hang outs.
Nipomo Must-See Spots
Nipomo is home to three world-class golf courses, flower-filled greenhouses and orchards laden with citrus and avocados, and fields of strawberries and flowers. Situated as the first town in San Luis Obispo County when traveling on Highway 101, locals proudly proclaim “The Central Coast Starts Here!” Nipomo offers a quaint old downtown featuring the deliciously world-famous Jocko’s Steak House.
Oceano Must See Spots
Oceano is an authentic California beach town at the edge of the largest dunes complex in the state. The Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area is the only place in California where visitors may drive on the beach and enjoy the area’s diverse recreation opportunities, from ATV cruising and horseback riding to surf and kayak fishing. The historic Oceano Train Depot served as a classic Type 22 train depot until 1973, and is now a museum filled with a plethora of railroad artifacts.
Plan for a memorable rural road trip or vacation in Oceano and Nipomo and download the Oceano and Nipomo Road Trip Map to check out these must-see spots.
Enter to Win A $5,000 Oceano and Nipomo Must-See Getaway
Immerse yourself in these hidden gems with by entering to win the $5,000 Must-See Getaway Contest. Just fill out this form and you could be selected to win two nights, three-days in this historic destination along the CA Highway 1 Discovery Route plus two tickets to the world famous Melodrama.
For more information as well as lodging and dining options, visit highway1discoveryroute.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Must-See-Oceano-and-Nipomo_010316FINAL.pdf. For more information on the California Highway 1 Discovery Route, visit www.Highway1DiscoveryRoute.com.
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