10 days in San Luis Obispo County Itinerary

10 days in San Luis Obispo County Itinerary

Created using Inspirock San Luis Obispo County attractions planner

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Nipomo
— 1 night
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Harmony
— 5 nights
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Paso Robles
— 3 nights
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Nipomo

— 1 night
Nipomo is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Pismo Pier, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail, and then stroll around Dinosaur Caves Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Pismo State Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monarch Butterfly Grove.

Make your Nipomo itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

San Luis Obispo to Nipomo is an approximately half hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in April, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Harmony.

Things to do in Nipomo

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Harmony

— 5 nights
Harmony is an unincorporated community located in San Luis Obispo County, California. Take a break from the city and head to Moonstone Beach and Pfeiffer State Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Harmony: Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop (in San Simeon), Montana de Oro State Park (in Los Osos) and Big Sur (McWay Falls & Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Morro Rock, cruise along Moonstone Beach Dr, step into the grandiose world of Hearst Castle, and stop by Linn's Original Farmstore.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Harmony trip builder tool.

Drive from Nipomo to Harmony in an hour. Traveling from Nipomo in April, you will find days in Harmony are somewhat warmer (78°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Paso Robles.

Things to do in Harmony

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Paso Robles

— 3 nights

Paso

A town of hot springs and wine, Paso Robles (or "Pass of the Oaks") feels like a desert paradise to those who travel here.
Take a break from the city and head to Moonstone Beach and Fiscalini Ranch Preserve. Explore Paso Robles' surroundings by going to Morro Rock (in Morro Bay) and San Simeon (Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop & Piedras Blancas). There's more to do: do a tasting at Tobin James Cellars and look for gifts at Kiler Ridge Olive Farm.

For maps and tourist information, go to the Paso Robles itinerary maker app.

Getting from Harmony to Paso Robles by car takes about an hour. April in Paso Robles sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Paso Robles

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

San Luis Obispo County travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Castles · Gift & Specialty Shops
The Central Coast
Separated from major metropolitan areas, coastal San Luis Obispo County has preserved its rural character. It includes many small communities with a strong agricultural heritage, and preserves a sense of old California. Many visitors on holiday come here to browse the excellent farmers' markets or tour world-class vineyards. The county offers plentiful outdoor vacation ideas, with beaches, rolling hills, and the Santa Lucia mountain range nearby. You can also take side trips to the area's larger towns, with their historical downtown districts, shopping destinations, and museums.