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Avila Beach & Valley Along CA Highway 1: Enter Sweepstakes, Join Voluntourism Program

Avila Beach, on California Highway 1 (photo by Dave E. Leiberman/Travel Features Syndicate)

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.– Don’t miss these ahh inspiring, must-see spots in Avila Beach where you can pick your perfect paradise along the CA Highway 1 Discovery Route. The quaint town’s breathtaking white sandy beaches, Mediterranean climate and warm ambiance set it apart from all others.

Locals call Avila Beach the land of ahhs because of all the ahh inspiring things to see and do. Located just off Highway 1 on California’s central coast, the road to Avila Beach takes visitors through a lush oak valley lined with transformative spas featuring natural, mineral hot springs, world-class massage, yoga instruction, and sense therapies. Journey just a little further and the welcoming paradise of Avila Beach appears. Avila Beach is a breath of fresh salt air, with amenity-laden hotels, charming oceanfront restaurants, magnificent local wines, and shopping and activities for all to enjoy.

“Choose from a number of fine oceanfront resorts or stay in the perfect family friendly vacation rental,” explains Cheryl Cuming, Chief Administrative Officer, CA Highway 1 Discovery Route. “In the fall, tour the apple orchards for the best of the season’s harvest. Check out the oceanfront 18-hole golf course and the Bob Jones Trail, which connects walkers and bicyclists along three miles of San Luis Creek, from the top of Avila Valley to a vibrant beachfront downtown.”

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Stewardship Travel in Avila Beach
Stewardship Travel is your getaway to ‘Ah-Ha’ moments on vacation through activities and charitable donation opportunities that protect wildlife, habitat, and cultural heritage sites. As you plan your Avila Beach trip, consider adding an hour or two of fun volunteer time to your day, or schedule a travel adventure to a natural, cultural or historic site. Get the exclusive Avila Beach Free Stewardship Clean-up Kit & Tote Gift Bag,watch the sharks feed at the Central Coast Aquarium and visit the aquarium’s Jelly Tank, take the Pecho Coast Trail Docent Hikes to Point San Luis Lighthouse with PG&E and much more.

For all the must see and do things in Avila Beach, go to: http://highway1discoveryroute.com/avila-beach-visitor-guide/


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Contest to Win Getaway in Oceano and Nipomo, Hidden Gem Beach Towns Along CA Highway 1

Some of the coastal scenery along California’s Highway 1 (photo by Laini Miranda/Travel Features Syndicate)

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.

Rancho Nipomo Dana Adobe

Monarch Butterfly Grove

The Luffa Farm

Guadalupe – Nipomo Dune Center

Oso Flaco Natural Area

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.

Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area

The Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville

Oceano Train Depot and Museum

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.

See also: 

Four Friends and a Babymoon Travel California’s Highway 1 Discovery Route

Four Friends and a Babymoon in Morro Bay on California’s Highway 1


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