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Paso Robles Wineries

Paso Robles Winery
North San Luis Obispo
Central Coast Vineyards

patio dining


“Paso” (as locals call it) has the largest spread of vineyards on the entire Central Coast of California. Plus all neighboring towns have wineries too.

Adelaida Vineyards
5805 Adelaida Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Aleksander Wine
5885 Vista Del Paso Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Allegretto Wines
2700 Buena Vista Dr #101
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Alta Colina Vineyard & Winery
2825 Adelaida Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Bianchi Winery
3380 Branch Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Brecon Estate
7450 Vineyard Dr
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Brochelle Vineyards
2323 Tuley Rd #130
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Broken Earth Winery
1650 Ramada Dr
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Calcareous Vineyard
3430 Peachy Canyon Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Caparone Winery
2280 San Marcos Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Cass Winery
7350 Linne Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Clos Solène Winery
2040 Niderer Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Chronic Cellars
2020 Nacimiento Lake Dr
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Cloak & Dagger Wines
840 11th St #1
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Croad Vineyards
3550 Vinedo Robles Ln
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Cypher Winery
740 Pine Street
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Denner Vineyards
5414 Vineyard Dr
Adelaide, CA 93446

Derby Wine Estates
525 Riverside Ave
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Eberle Winery
3810 Hwy 46
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Écluse Wines
1520 Kiler Canyon Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Halter Ranch Vineyard
8910 Adelaida Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Hearst Ranch Winery
7300 N River Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Herman Story Wines
1227 Paso Robles St
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Iron Oaks Winery
823 13th St
Paso Robles, CA 93446


J. Lohr Vineyards
6169 Airport Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

J Paul Rosilez Winery
4889 Dry Creek Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Jada Vineyard & Winery
5620 Vineyard Dr
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Jeff Branco Cellars
3230 Riverside Ave Unit 170
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Kukkula Winery
9515 Chimney Rock Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Le Cuvier Winery
3333 Vine Hill Ln
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Mitchella Vineyard & Winery
2525 Mitchell Ranch Way
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Opolo Vineyards
7110 Vineyard Dr
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Pear Valley Vineyard
4900 Union Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Rasmussen Vineyards
100 Harvest Ridge Way
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Rava Wines
6785 Creston Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Riboli Family
San Antonio Winery
2610 Buena Vista Dr
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Robert Hall Winery
3443 Mill Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Rolph Family Vineyards
7710 Adelaida Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Sculpterra Winery
and Sculpture Garden
5015 Linne Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Stanger Vineyards
5225 Hwy 41
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Still Waters Vineyards
2750 Old Grove Ln
Paso Robles, CA 93446

SVP Winery
111 Clark Rd
Shandon, CA 93461

Symbiosis Wines
612 12th St #101
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Thacher Winery & Vineyard
8355 Vineyard Dr
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Tobin James Cellars
8950 Union Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Treasury Wine Estates
7000 Hwy 46
Paso Robles, CA 93428

Villa Creek Cellars
5995 Peachy Canyon Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Vina Robles Vineyards
3700 Mill Road
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Whalebone Vineyard
8325 Vineyard Dr
Paso Robles, CA 93446




hotel in town

see also –

Atascadero Winery
San Luis Obispo Wineries
Templeton Vineyards

Ghost Towns in California

The Old West
Historic Ghost Towns & Mining Camps
California & Nevada

Historic cities and towns are commonplace inside California, but very few towns are totally abandoned. By definition ‘ghost towns’ are population locations that have previously thrived (usually in mining), but they ultimately have been deserted.  Sometimes a few residents will stick around for the seclusion, but the place often appears empty. Finding an open business is a rarity.

inside the old general store

North Bloomfield allows visitors inside the buildings to check out the furnishings, decor, fixtures and the interiors. As part of a ranger guided daily tour, you can explore these historic structures up close and personal.

ghost towns

towns in business

California mining ruins

almost abandoned


Malakoff Diggins State Park

deserted mines & ghost towns


Garlock, California
(most of the buildings torn down by Knott’s Berry Farm, for decor at their amusement park)

Kongsberg, Hwy 4
(old mining camp, east of Ebbetts Pass)

Panamint City, CA
(old mining camp, above Panamint Valley)

Montgomery City, Hwy 6
(old mining site, 4×4 required. N of Bishop, CA)

Skidoo, Death Valley NP
(old mining ruins, near Wildrose Canyon)

Tucki Mine, Death Valley NP
(old mining camp, near Wildrose Canyon)

California ghost town

field deserts
North Mojave Desert
Randsburg, California; circa 1999
skidoo mine, DVNP

Gold Country California


old forts, train towns & railways

Carrizo Gorge Goat Trestle
Anza Borrego Desert, CA

Colfax Train Yards
Colfax, CA

Donner Pass, Sierra Nevada
Donner Lake
Truckee, CA

Fort Churchill State Park

Laws Railroad Museum
Bishop, CA

Pacific Southwest Railway Museum
Campo, CA

Railtown 1897 State Park
Jamestown, CA

Sierra Nevada Train Town
Portola, CA

Southern California Railway Museum
Perris, CA



Snow Mo the Sierra

Snow Mobile in the Sierra Nevada

snowHidden well above Fresno deep in the Sierra National Forest, in between Yosemite & Kings Canyon, is the area of Lakeshore, also known as Huntington Lake. Secluded, remote & largely undeveloped wilderness offers much to the sport of cross country skiing or snow-mobiling. With hundreds of miles of groomed back country snow trails, it easy to get away from it all.

destroyed a large portion of this forest

snowmobile CA

snowmobile in CaliforniaRancheria Enterprises is a short walk from Lakeshore Resort & rents snowmobiles by the day or half day. Most machines are tandem, so you can ride 2 people & split the cost. NOTE: Maximum weight per machine = 300lbs.

Rancheria Enterprises
Lake Huntington, CA
Western Sierra / E of Fresno
at the end of Hwy. 168

100+ miles of groomed trails

snowmoModerate driving distance from Bay Area or Los Angeles & fairly easy to get to, depending on weather (of course). Saloon and mountain dinner restaurant at the old lodge, newer lake view condos up on the hill and Sierra Summit Ski Resort. Not bad for the middle of nowhere in the Sierras.

Central Sierra Nevada Mountains get a fair amount of deep snow most winters. Since there is a ski resort locate back here, HWY 168 is open year round; with very limited access to the backcountry. NFSMono Hot Springs Resort may be open, but double check before you plan your trip. Lakes Edison & Florence are usually inaccessible for more than half the year.

Sierra National Forest

sierra snow mobiling
Meadow is a Play Zone

California snowmobile rentals Winter wonderland overnight stays in this area

Lakeshore, Huntington Lake, Shaver Lake

Huntington Lake, Lakeshore, California

Cabin Rentals, Condo Rentals, Restaurant & Saloon

Shaver Lake, California

Bed & Breakfast, Lodging, Ski Rentals, Restaurants & Shops

lake cabins

The historic and rustic Lakeshore Resort offers small rental cabins set in pine forest. Kitchenettes or full kitchens available in all the cabins; No fireplaces or wood burning stoves. Super basic, yet older cabins. Affordable.

If you want your campfire indoors and all the ambience it brings, choose a more expensive lake view condo – on the hill, overlooking the lake. These high end units can usually sleep 6 or more w/ fold out sofas and extra bedrooms. Very spacious rentals w/ lake views and balcony.


Backcountry Views

Winter recreation on the Western Sierra:


Muddy Roads Trio

xcski Tamarack
XC Ski Tamarack

Sierra Travel Options:

Drive partially (at night) and stay overnight in Visalia or one of many other country towns that dot the rolling hills of the Sierra Nevada foothills.

After the snow-mo adventure: On the return trip, make sure to take a slight detour on to Tollhouse Road which runs parallell to Hwy. 168 and rejoins it on the way back down the mountain. Spectacular rolling hills with meadows full of wildflowers and oak trees in mid to late Spring.