If you’re taking a little weekend trip to Paso Robles, it’s your perfect opportunity to stop and visit a winery or two. The Paso Robles area is home to over 200 wineries, and a visit to one or more of these can net you some world-class wines for your collection. Plus, a winery visit means wine tastings, and what’s more fun than that?
So to get you going on your adventure, here are three of the best wineries in Paso Robles, featuring award-winning wines, gorgeous facilities, and awe-inspiring views of Wine Country.
The winner of three double-golds and one gold awards at the 2017 San Francsico Chronicle Wine Competition, among many others, Eberle Winery features a lovely tasting room and wine cave tours. A huge deck offers stunning, sweeping views of the vineyard’s 38 lush acres, and live music and a bocce ball court keep you entertained during your visit.
Where: 3810 Hwy 46 East, Paso Robles, CA 93446
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I am absolutely sure that if you are coming to Southern California, you are probably going to ask yourself – what’s happening in Hollywood?
Well, the very first thing you will want to see is the Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard. If you are driving from south to north on Beachwood Dr, you will catch a glimpse of that world-famous Hollywood Sign that you have seen in so many movies.
We have three suggestions of not-to-be-missed tourist attractions.
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Look at the beautiful experience you are missing! From their humble, thatch-roofed beginnings to the stately adobes we see today, the missions represent a dynamic chapter of California’s past. We personally think there ‘s nothing more exciting than history, up close and personal.
By the time the last mission was built in 1823, the Golden State had grown from an untamed wilderness to a thriving agricultural frontier on the verge of American statehood.
Now that you have a little bit of background, let’s talk about the missions themselves.
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Hopi occupied several mesa villages in N.E. Arizona. In 1540, they were visited by some of Francisco Coronado’s men under Pedro de Tovar. However, because of their geographical isolation, they remained more independent of European influence than other Pueblo groups. Pueblos in the foothills were abandoned. New villages were built on the mesas for defense against possible attack by the Spanish.
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The still occupied Hopi, Zuni, and Acoma Pueblos date back 700 years. The Europeans who settled in the Southwest adopted the adobe structures and compact village plans of the Pueblos. The Pueblos adopted many domestic animals and various crafts from the Old World, including blacksmithing and woodworking.
Early Tribe Culture of Southwest Region Peoples
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