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Hop-On Hop-Off Wine Tasting Tour from Paso Robles
"Pickups are generally scheduled between 10:30-11:30am and coordinated geographically based upon the other pickups for the day with outside regions picked up first and returned last. Your guides will call you between 9:30-10am on the morning of service to give you a more specific pickup time. Returns start after 4pm. Late pickups and early returns may be possible upon request only within the Paso Robles Templeton or Atascadero city limits.You will most likely visit 4-5 wineries in your day depending upon how long you stay at each winery and what you do for lunch. When you decide to “hop off” your guides walk you in and introduce you to the tasting room staff who will guide you through your tasting experience and then your guides return in approximately 40 minutes. When they return
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Wine Country Biking Tour in Santa Barbara
"Your group will be picked up by air-conditioned vans at a prearranged meeting spot at 10:00 AM. We will then shuttle by van to the Santa Ynez Valley. After getting riders fitted we ride along the scenic back-roads to our first winery. Once there the winery staff takes us for a tasting and your guide will prepare an enjoyable “deli spread” picnic lunch with lots of options. Cold beverages and water will be provided throughout the tour. Then we pedal on to the second winery. Your guides wil and several wineries extend discounts on wine purchases to our guests. This trip receives rave reviews from guests. We have done similar tours for wine and travel writers corporate groups bachelorette and birthday parties as well as families and tourists. This is the wine tour that was featured on the television show Giuliana and Bill."
From $159.00
 
Monterey & Carmel Explorer Tour
"The Monterey & Carmel Explorer Tour will take you along California's Pacific Coast on your way to historic Monterey & picturesque Carmel-by-the-Sea along with a drive through Pacific Grove in between. Monterey Bay has great geologic and b which borders 276 miles of California’s spectacular coastline. Monterey Bay was the site of the first Europeans to visit the land that became California. Several waves of industrial scale whaling and fishing exploited the bounty of the huge undersea tren California Highway 1 (fog permitting). After an optional stop in Santa Cruz a rest break and optional photo stops along the way you will set foot on Monterey’s famous Cannery Row for a chance to stroll among the shops and grab a fresh seafood lunch. If you bring your own lunch you might be able to squeeze in a short trip to the world famous Monterey Aquarium (admission not included). After lunch
From $140.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument

Bats

While enjoying the Roman Pool just before our tour was to end and board the bus. I noticed something very different about the ceiling tiles. They are very worn and falling apart, but what I notice was...
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Yaqui
May 30, 2015

Fire in visitor center, and tourists weren't told.

When we were there, there was some sort of small fire at the visitor center. Here is what happened. We had finished our tour, and wanted to go inside the visitor center to take a leak, and charge my...
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briantravelman
Nov 05, 2013

Go While the Going is Good

Near the end of Tour 3, a short film will be showed. During which the guide may offer you an opportunity to use one of Mr. Hearst's bathrooms. If you are in need of restroom, be sure to take advantage...
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SteveOSF
Aug 16, 2007

Obnoxious tourists

I'm not sure if anything can be done to prevent getting on a tour with obnoxious tourists but our first tour was comprised mostly of a tour group from Israel that talked over the guide and couldn't...
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Dabs
Nov 03, 2006

No Visitor Facilities on Castle Grounds

During the tour, no amenities for food or drink are present. Restrooms are available only through special arrangement with the guide. No food or drink is allowed on the tour.
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Aug 16, 2007
 
 
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Things to Do Near Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument

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Hearst Castle

Hearst Castle was constructed from 1919 to 1947 by newspaper baron and former congressman William Randolph Hearst. The main structure, called Casa Grande, has over 60,000 square feet and features a...
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Adelaida Vineyard and Winery

We visited this winery again in 2016. We were surprised to see they have a new tasting room and it is beautiful and spacious! We had an opportunity to buy a 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon for $30.00. What a...
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San Miguel Mission

Mission San Miguel Arcangel in the town of San Miguel is located bout 35 miles north of San Luis Obispo. Established in 1797, this was the 16th of the 21 Spanish Missions in California that stretch...
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Morro Rock

You don't need to look far to find Morro Rock in Morro Bay. It stands up like a beacon on the coast, and once was a notable navigational landmark. Now you can join the thousands of tourists who come...
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Le Vigne Winery

This winery is "off the beaten path". Located in the northwestern part of Paso. They have a very big selection of wines from many different varietals of grapes. What I liked was that they had a GIANT...
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Museum of Natural History

Built in the 1960's this musuem has kept up with times by building additions. We made sure we checked out this musuem when we were here. It has some really wonderful dispays that teaches everyone of...
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Top 5 Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument Writers

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"Filthy Rich Hearst Castle Stunning and Delightful"
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"Up on the Enchanted Hill"
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SteveOSF

""Grand Castle on the Coast""
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"Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument"
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"Hearst San Simeon State Park, Ca"
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