The Distillery Trail and Film Trail will round out Visit SLO CAL’s thematic trails, encouraging residents and visitors to explore all the amazing trails in San Luis Obispo County. 

SLO CAL Thematic Trails


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San Luis Obispo County, California, [August 15, 2023] – Today, Visit SLO CAL (VSC) unveils two new captivating thematic trails – the SLO CAL Distillery Trail and SLO CAL Film Trail – to encourage travelers to visit all the communities that make up SLO CAL (San Luis Obispo County) and discover new things to see and do along the way. These trails will round out the existing trails spearheaded by VSC, the countywide destination marketing and management organization (DMMO). 


Each trail presents visitors with a unique outlook on the county and allows people to explore the activities they are passionate about. These trails not only showcase the diverse activities and experiences available in SLO CAL but also invite individuals to delve into the activities that they want to explore. 


“These new trails exemplify our commitment to providing diverse and enriching experiences for both residents and visitors in SLO CAL,” said VSC Director of Marketing, Trevor Lynch. “Whether you’re into the distilling process or a film enthusiast, these trails are designed to celebrate the region of SLO CAL as a whole, while encouraging people to also take advantage of our other robust trails and discover new areas within the county.” 


Through each trail, explorers can uncover hidden gems, discover areas that films have taken place, engage with the local art culture and create memories that resonate with their personal interests. These trails open doors to a multitude of experiences and a chance to connect with what truly resonates amongst locals and visitors alike. 81 Higuera Street, Suite 220 San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 805. 541. 8000 


SLO CAL Distillery Trail 

  • Features unique craft distilleries, many of which began as a by-product of the winemaking process and are sustainably made into spirits. 
  • 18 Featured Distilleries:
  1. Donati Family Vineyard 
  2. Pendray’s Distillery 
  3. KROBAR Craft Distillery 
  4. Re:Find Distillery 
  5. Central Coast Distillery 
  6. Wine Shine Distillery 
  7. Rod & Hammer’s SLO Stills 
  8. Willow Creek Distillery 
  9. Calwise Spirits Co. 
  10. Bethel Rd Distillery 
  11. Azeo Distillery 
  12. Grain + Vine Craft Distillery 
  13. Rambling Spirits 
  14. Foggy Bottom Distillery 
  15. Autry Cellars 
  16. Slo de Vie Distillery Inc. 
  17. Manucci Spirits Tasting Room 
  18. La Esquina Distillery 


SLO CAL Film Trail 

  • Highlights some of the many films that have taken place in SLO CAL, including Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End, This Is Us and Beyonce’s music video, Find Your Way Back. 
  • 22 Featured Films Across SLO CAL:
  1. Aria 
  2. My Blue Heaven 
  3. Commando 
  4. The Lady from Shanghai 
  5. Of Mice and Men 
  6. The Monster of Piedras Blancas 
  7. Pete’s Dragon 
  8. Spartacus 
  9. G.U.Y– Lady Gaga Music Video 
  10. Arachnophobia 
  11. Destination Wedding 
  12. This Is Us – TV Show 
  13. Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle 
  14. Hidalgo 
  15. Little Giants 
  16. Morocco 
  17. Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End 
  18. The Sheik & The Son of the Sheik 
  19. The Ten Commandments 
  20. The Whole Ten Yards 
  21. The World’s Greatest Lover 
  22. Find Your Way Back – Beyonce Music Video 


In all, VSC has six curated trails throughout the county including the Sustainable Wine Trail, Mural Trail, Brewery Trail, Antique Trail, Film Trail and Distillery Trail. Detailed information on the trails is available at, including a dedicated landing page with maps of each trail, encompassing videos and blog posts. 


For more information about Visit SLO CAL, visit or email Mayla Lohnes,




Visit SLO CAL is the countywide non-profit destination marketing and management organization (DMMO) for San Luis Obispo County (SLO CAL). Visit SLO CAL is responsible for promoting SLO CAL as an attractive travel destination and enhancing the public image as a dynamic place to live and work. Through the impact of travel, Visit SLO CAL strengthens the economic position and provides opportunity for all people in the community. Built on research with a strategy of continuous improvement, Visit SLO CAL aims to establish SLO CAL as a favorite West Coast destination known for its signature slower pace of life and unique mix of incredible, immersive guest experiences. For more information, go to