How to Enjoy the Perfect Central Coast Day Planned by Experts

With so much to see and do on the Central Coast, it can be overwhelming to plan the perfect weekend getaway or quick trip to the area. Join Toast Tours on one of their expertly guided and planned tours and make the most of your time in Paso Robles.

Toast Tours has created one of the most cohesive full-day tours that takes the work out of planning and lets you focus on enjoying your getaway, while a local guide will show you some of their favorite spots and wines in the area.

With an understanding and passion for travel, Kristina and Lars, the husband and wife duo of Toast Tours, hold over 10 years of travel guide experience and have sommelier training. This allows them to understand the value of traveling efficiently and has given them a knack for garnering local knowledge and the ability to seek out top spots for visitors. A full-day Hearst Castle and Wine tour reflects this expertise and attention to detail Toast Tours provides.

On this small-group tour, guests will enjoy stunning coastal views, and maybe even spot a whale or wild zebras, as they learn about California history on their way to a Grand Rooms tour at the iconic Hearst Castle, listed by TIME as one of the World's 100 Greatest Places.

After the tour, guests will have time to enjoy a leisurely lunch, explore, and shop at the charming boutiques in the coastal town of Cambria.

After lunch, it’s wine-tasting! Take in the views during the drive over the Santa Lucia Mountains, while learning about what makes Paso Robles wine country so special. Once back in Paso, tour guests will visit and taste wine at two boutique wineries, surrounded by vineyards and the lush countryside.

Finish the day at Paso Robles’ hippest wine tasting destination, Tin City, where you can choose to visit one of the many wineries, or instead enjoy a beer, cider, distilled spirits, ice cream, and more.

Be dropped off back at your hotel in time to relax before heading out to enjoy some great dining options in and around downtown Paso.

The all day tour costs just $144 per person and includes tickets to Hearst Castle, starting at 8a.m., and you’ll be back at your hotel at about 5p.m.

Guests can also enjoy the tour as a three-day / two-night package which includes the full-day Hearst Castle & Wine tour, plus train tickets from San Francisco / Los Angeles and two-night accommodation in downtown Paso Robles.