A new year means new adventures! Are you ready to embark on new, exciting travels on the Central Coast for 2022? From Santa Barbara to Paso Robles, we’ve found 7 must-try activities and places to visit for your new year that you’ll definitely want to add to your 2022 bucket list.
1. Zipline & Wine
For thrill-seekers looking for something to get the heart rate up, this is for you! Fly over the countryside with 6 different ziplines at Margarita Adventures in the quiet town of Santa Margarita (only a couple of minutes away from Paso Robles). One of their ziplines features a stunning 1,800 decent for a truly wild ride! Then, once you’ve had your fill, just across the street is Ancient Peaks Winery. Sip on incredible flights of wine as you wind down from your ziplining adventure. If you’ve worked up an appetite, don’t worry, they have a delicious cafe serving up mouthwatering sandwiches, salads, and more.
- Margarita Adventures
Address: 22719 El Camino Real, Santa Margarita
Phone: (805) 438-3120
Book Your Zipline Experience
- Ancient Peaks Winery
Address: 22720 El Camino Real, Santa Margarita
Phone: (805) 365-7045
Book Your Wine Tasting
2. Splash In Natural Hot Springs
You’ve worked hard and have made it through another year! Treat yourself to a relaxing afternoon in the natural mineral hot springs in Avila Beach at the Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort & Spa. You’ll find this hideaway only minutes away from the ocean; Avila Beach and Pismo Beach are only minutes away. Sip on some bubbly from your very own private, hillside hot tub underneath the hillside treetop canopy. Cheers to a relaxed and refreshed you for 2022!
- Sycamore Mineral Springs
Address: 1215 Avila Beach Dr, San Luis Obispo
Book Your Hillside Hot Tub
3. Sports & Beer
For sports enthusiasts, this 2022 activity in San Luis Obispo is a homerun! For a rousing game of baseball, check out the San Luis Obispo Blues Baseball Team. They’ve been playing ball in our community since 1946! Games start as early as May 2022. Then, after all the cheering and yelling for the team, you’ll want to grab a cool refreshing beer from Beda’s Biergarten, just a couple of minutes away from the stadium. Enjoy authentic German beer, food, and wine all while watching another sport – soccer! They regularly televise many soccer games, including the EUROCUP, Gold Cup, Champions League, and more.
- San Luis Obispo Blues
Address: 3195 McMillan Ave Ste B2, San Luis Obispo
Phone: (805) 512-9996
Get Your Tickets
- Beda’s Biergarten
Address: 3230 Broad St #130, San Luis Obispo
Phone: (805) 439-2729
View Their Menu
4. Bike Wine Country
Bike through the picturesque wine countryside of Paso Robles with Central Coast Outdoors. There’s nothing quite like the fresh air in wine country! Not only will you be biking by the wineries, but you’ll also be stopping at them too. Pace your biking adventure with a bit of wine tasting in between to rest the feet and replenish your energy. Half days and full days are available for their Paso Robles biking and wine tasting experience. (For beach enthusiasts, they also offer coast bike tours overlooking oceanside views.)
- Central Coast Outdoors
Phone: (805) 528-1080
5. Cruise Santa Ynez & Santa Barbara – Limo Bus Style
Celebrate the New Year with friends and family in our luxury Limo Bus! Cruise through the sprawling wine country in Santa Ynez on a wine tour. Stop to wine taste at three incredible wineries, and even enjoy a catered box lunch as you overlook the vineyards. Bring your own drinks on board and store them in the Limo Bus’s wet bar, and then blast some tunes as you rock out to your favorite music with an LED light system playing in the background.