Quality Suites Central Coast
1631 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 541-5001
Fax: (805) 546-9475
1631 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA, US, 93401
- Phone: (805) 541-5001
- Fax: (805) 546-9475
Considered a tourist landmark today, The Bubblegum Alley is a 70 foot long (21 meters) alley, on the walls of which passers by stick their chewed gum. The two walls are 15 foot (4.6 meters) high, and have often been referred to as an 'eyesore'. However, others have considered this alley as a work of art, and used this location to post different fraternity and sorority letters. The venue begun as a class graduating event between schools, which eventually turned into a competition, giving birth to this alley. Despite the opposing perspectives on this venue, Bubblegum Alley continues to be one of the most unique attractions in California.
Visitors can pick apples in September and pumpkins in October while at this farm which also offers a market, hay-bale maze, hot roasted corn harvested from its fields, and fresh-baked pies, including olallieberry and pumpkin. Open seasonally from May through December.
Watch the habits of the Elephant Seals along the beach areas during daylight hours during February and March.
Standing solitary inside the San Luis Cemetery is the Dorn family tomb, a pyramid that marks the graves of Fred Adolphus Dorn's family. Dorn was a lawyer who built this memorial in memory of his wife and child. Built of stone, the pyramid grabs once attention due to its sheer size of 25 feet (7.62 meters). It is also believed to haunted especially on Halloween nights.
San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden is one of the important landmarks of the city. This green stretch is home to different species of plants and covers almost five Mediterranean climate zones. However, this is not your regular botanical garden and boasts of facilities like food courts, amphitheater, specialty gardens, research center and much more. It also has special programs and tours for kids that cover a broad spectrum of activities ranging from gardening to water conservation. Apart from that, the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden also hosts concerts, general tours, bird walks, art walks, cooking classes and similar events on a regular basis. For more details, call ahead.
Situated within the perfect climate thanks to its east-west orientation, this vineyard benefits from marine winds that produce a desirable form of "natural air conditioning" that flows from nearby Morro Bay and Pismo Beach. These conditions and excellent soil make Edna Valley the ideal climate for premium Chardonnay and Pinot Noir production.
The successful joint venture of Southcorp Wines of Australia and the Niven family of California's Central Coast, this vineyard is very proud of their selections of Chardonnay, Merlot, Shiraz, Cabernet Shiraz, and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Dedicated to healing and renewal, Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort
More popularly known as the San Luis Opisbo Light Station, the Point San Luis Light is a distinguished lighthouse. It stands to a great deal of monumental value. It is located on the West coast of the United States. The lighthouse building was constructed and first lit in the year 1890. It was constructed at a time when a lighthouse was most needed in the vicinity. Occupying a cover of 30 acres (12 hectares), it stands stern even today. It has been registered on the National Register of Historic Places. It finely depicts the Stick/Eastlake style of architecture.
A non-profit public benefit facility where families can enjoy revolving exhibits, interactive displays, and after school and weekly activities, all designed to meet the specific needs of the youths in the community.
A must-see museum at the The Village of Arroyo Grande is the IOOF Hall. The meeting place for The International Order of Fun Fellows in 1985, this building is now listed on the National Register of Historical Places. One of the tallest buildings in downtown Arroyo Grande, this two-and-a-half-story structure was built from native sandstone that came from a quarry south of Arroyo Grande, and features a Romanesque design style complete with segmentally-arched windows and doors. The IOOF Hall is opens to the public only on Fridays and Saturdays between 1:00p to 5:00p.
This local zoo features different species of animals from all over the globe. From a simple animal shelter to a full-fledged community zoo, it has certainly come a long way. This lovely zoo is an ideal outing spot that combines fun and learning together.