Vacations In Under $100 per Day

Downtown is a great place to start your first visit to Paso Robles, or check out the “Scenic Route Itinerary,” both featuring affordable activities the whole family will enjoy (cost not including lodging).


Itinerary 1: Downtown Paso Robles Highlights

Daily Total: $60–$100

Downtown is a great place to start your first visit to Paso Robles.

  • Coffee and croissant at Kreuzberg Coffee Shop $10–$20 for two
  • Historical tour of downtown Paso Robles, guided by Main Street docents. 805.238.4103 Free
  • Studios on the Park, an open working artists’ studio featuring 24 local artists, the only place of its kind in California Free
  • Firefly Gallery, one‐of‐a‐kind handmade art objects with an art gallery upstairs Free
  • Downtown Wine Tasting Free at Anglim and D’Anbino, $5 refunded with purchase at most other tasting rooms.
  • We Olive, olive oil tasting Free
  • Lunch at Yanagi $15–$20 for two
  • Dinner at Berry Hill Bistro, Pappy McGregor's or Chico’s $35–$55 for two

(You could conceivably purchase a $40 bottle of wine and still come in under budget!)


Itinerary 2: The Scenic Route

Daily Total: $75–$100

Highway 46 West and Vineyard Drive offer some great food, wine, agriculture and scenery.

($25 left over for wine this evening!)


Al a Carte Menu

In addition to the items listed above, the following free or inexpensive activities can be found in and around Paso Robles:




Free Wine Tasting
Anglim Winery
Bella Luna
D’Anbino Vineyards
Eos Estate Winery
Gelfand Vineyards (Free by appt, $10 on event weekends)
Hope Family Wines
J. Lohr Vineyards
Kiara at Sylvester Vineyards
Nichols Winery
RN Estate by appointment
Stephen’s Cellar (by appointment)
Venteux Vineyards
Most others are $5–$10 Wine Tasting, refunded with purchase

Free Events in Paso Robles
March/April: Meet the Easter Bunny
April: Vintage Sidecar Rendezvous
June–August: Concerts in the Park every Thursday   
July: Lavender Festival
August: Olive Festival
September: Aviation Expo
September: Arte de Tiza
October: Pioneer Day
October: Golden Oak Honey Festival
December: Downtown Lighting Ceremony
December: Lighted Christmas Parade
December: Vine Street Victorian Showcase

For a complete list of annual events, click here.

Under $100 Per Day